Héléna Moon is an artist like no other, she is a contortionist and has been performing for several years. While studying (she has a Master 2 in cinema), Héléna Moon, who has practiced classical dance since the age of six, performed in cabaret in Paris. “I was very flexible, a trapeze artist guided me towards contortion,” explains the intermittent.

At 19, she began to take lessons with Ericka Maury-Lascoux, famous contortionist of the duo Les Mandragores, “one session, then two to three a day. It takes a lot of patience before progressing, ”adds Héléna Moon. She has since performed on stage all over the world: Paris, Germany, Italy, England, Mauritius and Las Vegas in the United States… “The contortionist act is choreographed, very worked, the artist expresses himself with her body, to music, ”she explains. Frequently a photo model, the young woman has made several appearances on the cover or in prestigious magazines such as Causette or Marie-Claire. She also has many appearances on TV shows.

Héléna Moon, contortionist dancer, would like to found a network of local artists. (Héléna Moon)

A network to build common projects

Successive confinements have upset his practice. “Since May, I have been going to work in Paris once a month: dance show, yoga, advertising, short film. I work a lot in the event industry, but I lost two more dates this month ”.

Since she has been living in Sainte Marine, near her family, Héléna Moon would like to form a local network with painters, sculptors, visual artists, dressmakers, photographers, musicians, directors, communication companies… “In the goal of working together, to have theater projects, videos, shows… ”, she explains. So, interested?

Practice

Mail: [email protected] and website: helenamoon.fr

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