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Tommy Cattin

Tommy is a Swiss and Italian dance artist  who works as free-lance performer, choreographer and teacher.

In 2019, Tommy graduated from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds (UK) with a Master's degree in Contemporary Dance Performance. Previously, he completed his Bachelor's degree in contemporary dance at the Trinity Laban Conservatory of Music and Dance in London, where he received the Simone Michelle Award for his choreography. As part of the Erasmus programme, he also studied at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. 

In 2019 he took part in the Biennale of Dance in Venice, directed by Marie Chouinard, where he performed pieces by Alessandro Sciarroni and Trisha Brown. Simoultanouelsy, he was able to enrich his own practice through an intense program of somatic practices.

As a professional dancer, Tommy has danced in England, Denmark, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. Between 2018 and 2019, Tommy was a member of the Black Box Dance Company in Denmark.
Since the end of 2019, Tommy has returned to the canton of Jura - where he received a scholarship from the FARB Arts Foundation in Delémont in 2018 - to reconnect with the Swiss and regional art scene.  
Currently, he develops EREM dance and also works as dancers in projects of other professional companies.

As part of his artistic journey, Tommy was able to work and collaborate with a wide range of international dance artists such as Elisa Pagani, Marie Chouinard, Marie Brolin-Tani, Theo Clinkard, Rahel Vonmoos, Fabio Liberti, Igor & Moreno, Lali Ayguadé, Jason Mabana, amongst many others.​

Interview of Tommy Cattin for the Dance Art Journal to read here.

Picture: Erson Perez


Simon Michelle Award for outstanding achievements in choreography 

London - 2018

Bourse de Perfectionnement de la Fondation FARB

Delémont, CH - 2018



Forum Saint-Georges, Delémont, 2020


Teatro India, Roma, 2020

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

by Kirill Serebrennikov 

Theater Basel, Basel, 2019 - 2020

Filo Rosso

by I. del Valle

Teatros del Canal, Madrid  - 2019​

Set and Reset

by Trisha Brown Company 
Biennale di Danza, Venice - 2019

Dance me to the end of love

by Alessandro Sciarroni

Biennale di Danza, Venice - 2019

2018 -2019 Apprentice at Black Box Dance Company


by Stephanie Thomasen & Thomas Bentin

Holstebro & Copenhagen, Denmark - 2019

No Sex

by Jason Mabana

Danish tour, Denmark - 2019


Alma Danza - Alma Pro programme, Bologna, Italy

CFMM - Centre de Formation de Massage Médical, Bienne, Switzerland

Open-level workshop - EREM dance residency, Delémont, Switzerland


Trinity Laban Cons. of Music and Dance - Student Union, London, UK

Northern School of Contemporary Dance - BA Programme, Leeds, UK

Dansk Talent Akademi - Dance Programme, Holstebro, Danemark 

Dansekapellet - Company workshop, Copenhagen, Danemark

Camp Danse CJP - dance intensive week, Sornetan, Switzerland 

Sports-art-études Théâtre, Delémont, Switzerland

SOIR HB - 2020

Filo Rosso - 2019

NOMAD - 2019

I see light - 2018/2019
Joe - 2018
Hatch - 2018

Sorry Flowers Die - 2017

Far For You - 2017

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MA Contemporary Dance Performance 

NSCD Leeds, UK - 2019
BA Contemporary Dance  

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, UK - 2018
Erasmus Exchange

Institut del Teatre, Barcelona - 2016

Diploma in Dance Studies

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance,

London - 2015

Foundation course in Drama

Conservatoire de Fribourg, CH - 2014

Picture by Marion Joray

Picture by Marion Joray

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