Nicolas Lourdelle Biography

Nicolas was trained at the Centre National des Arts du Cirque de Châlons-en-Champagne, graduating as part of the 12th graduating year with the show La tribu iota. At the same time, he was involved in the founding of the Baro d’Evel Cirk Company.

In 2014 he met David Bobée, with whom he would work for five seasons. At the same time, he founded the Bis Repetita Company for whom he invented self-supporting metal stage structures.

He also began working with Compagnie 111 – Aurélien Bory in 2006 and it was during these shows that he met Tristan Baudoin then Raphaëlle Boitel.

In 2007 he trained in rigging and lifting techniques, as well as circus suspension techniques, specifically in rigging and rope work.
He also works with the Pôle National Cirque d’Amiens, where he offers courses in rigging and lifting, among other things.

In 2017 Raphaëlle Boitel asked him to assist her with the opera Alcione, which she was choreographing for the Opéra Comique. Since then, Nicolas has continued this collaboration and assists her with all her shows.