Dominique Petit’s career started in New York with Paul Sanasardo. Returning to France to join the Paris Opera Theater Research Group under the direction of Carolyn Carlson for four years, he went on to present his first solo at Avignon Festival. His choreographic pieces have toured to major dance festivals in Europe, Asia and South America, including his most prolific works, Jade and Les tournesois. Before teaching full-time in the Conservatory of La Roche sur Yon, he spent seven years as a pedagogical coordinator of the CNDC of Angers. Dominique has developed an innovative improvisation technique and is regularly invited to facilitate masterclasses in major French institutions.