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Christian François

Maqamat
Function
Technical Director

Christian François started his career as a sound engineer, multiplying concerts live with different alternative rock bands. He will work in this field until 2002. In 2002 begins a new adventure with Charleroi Danses where he will tour as a sound technician. In 2005 he made his first light creation at the request of choreographer Ted Stoffer who predicted a talent in this area. Since then, the light, the video, the scenography will become his main route. Chaining light creations, scenography and tours of different shows with different companies. He is also technical director on large-scale events projects. and currently technical director of Cie "Maqamat", Cie "Le boréal" and Cie "The color blind" and continues to create light and scenography creations.

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Maqamat

Maqamat moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. The company counts more than twenty choreographic creations in its repertoire and enjoys great recognition around the world. Maqamat was initially founded in 2002 in Beirut by choreographer Omar Rajeh. It emerged as a major organization in the creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. Maqamat has founded major dance projects such as BIPOD-Beirut International Platform of Dance, Takween, an intensive training program, Moultaqa Leymoun, a showcase platform supporting artists from different Arab countries and more recently the online platform Citerne.live.

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