Photo: Tilo Stengel
Choreographer Franck Chartier (1967, France) founded the Brussels-based collective Peeping Tom in 2000, together with Gabriela Carrizo. Since then Peeping Tom has become a nationally and internationally acclaimed dance theatre company. In line with Carrizo’s work The missing door (2013) Chartier created the critically acclaimed choreography The lost room in 2015. In season 2017-2018 the trilogy was completed by a third work, called The hidden floor.
Chartier started dancing at the age of eleven. At fifteen his mother sent him to Rosella Hightower in Cannes to study classical ballet. After graduating he worked on an adaption of the Ballet of the 20th Century by Maurice Béjart between 1986 and 1989. He then worked for three years with Angelin Preljocaj and he danced for Le specter de la rose in the Paris Opera. In 1994, Chartier moved to Brussels to dance in Rosas’ production Kinok (1994).