Since acquiring the CCN title in 1999, the Centre Chorégraphique National – Ballet de Lorraine has dedicated itself to supporting contemporary choreographic creation. As of July 2011 the organization is under the general and artistic direction of Petter Jacobsson.
The CCN – Ballet de Lorraine is one of the most acknowledged companies working in Europe. It has a strong focus on contemporary creations while embracing modern dance history by performing a variety of emblematic pieces by some of our generations most highly regarded choreographers. The company’s current repertory includes works by William Forsythe, Mathilde Monnier, Twyla Tharp, Xavier Le Roy, Ezster Salamon, Merce Cunningham, Noé Soulier, Emanuel Gat, Andonis Foniadakis, Alban Richard, Itamar Serussi and François Chaignaud & Cécilia Bengolea.
The CCN functions as an art center and venue for multiple possibilities in the fields of research, experimentation and artistic creation. It is an open platform for creators from many different disciplines, giving space to a wide range of artistic expressions and visions.