Jérôme Meyer (CH/NL) and Isabelle Chaffaud (FR/NL) are the two acclaimed artistic leaders of MEYER-CHAFFAUD dance company. The two choreographers are known for their excellency and authenticity with their multidisciplinary works. Their DNA is build out of enthusiasm and expertise shaped by their locally and (inter)nationally years of experience.They initiated as board members two artists collective, Maakhaven and CLOUD/danslab in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Their latest works are SOUL#2 Performers on tour internationally in summer and fall 2018, SOUL#1 Audience (2017), My tasteful Life (2016), Not Sorry (2015) about climate change, Le jeune homme et la mort (2014) Korzo producties, With love from Zürich (2014), With love from Russia (2014) Imago(s) and W(o)men, both premièred in fall 2012 and on tour in 2013. Imago(s), for Dance Works Rotterdam/André Gingras, was created with six dancers and three circus artists. W(o)men is a coproduction between art printing house in Vilnius and Korzo producties for three women, a king and a chicken.
In 2011 MEYER-CHAFFAUD collaborated with Dutch artists to create Trans-fields ( Korzo producties) and Imagine – a full-length evening acclaimed by the public and performed in the Netherlands and in France.
In 2010 they created Is-alien, (Korzo producties), Trans-figure-action (Dance works Rotterdam) and in 2009 Short Circuit (Holland Dance).
They are choreographing and restaging their pieces for international companies such as Introdans, Scapino ballet Rotterdam and Geneva ballet.
Their creations are performed nationally and internationally (CH, DE, IT, SA, FR, USA, ID, LI, EG,ES,UK).
They present as well site-specific creations including the successful Kamerdans project performed in 72 houses in South Africa, USA and the Netherlands.
Jérôme and Isabelle teach throughout the Netherlands and abroad. They choreograph pieces for students of dance universities in the Netherlands (Codarts, Artez, national ballet academy, AHK, Koninklijk Conservatory) and abroad, ZHdk, and have given workshops and classes in the USA, South Africa, Italy, Portugal, Russia and Switzerland.
Meyer and Chaffaud had a brilliant carrière in renowned companies such as Nederland Dans Theater 1, Batsheva dance company, Geneva ballet and Scapino ballet and won several prices as dancers and choreographers.
Thank to NDT/Switch for their debut, they could develop and establish them self with the financial and artistic support of Korzo producties and now by the municipality of The Hague for the current “Kunstplan 17-20”.