Christian Rizzo made his artistic debut in Toulouse
in the 1980s, forming a rock group and created a
clothing brand, before going on to study art at the
Villa Arson in Nice and unexpectedly branching off
in the direction of dance a few years later.
He performed for several contemporary choreographers,
occasionally also creating soundtracks or
costumes, including for Mathilde Monnier, Mark
Tompkins, Georges Appaix and Vera Mantero.
In 1996, he set up “l’association fragile”, bringing
performances, dancing objects and solo or group
pieces to the stage, while alternating this work
with other hybrid projects or commissions for
fashion, opera and the visual arts. In the meantime
he has created over thirty productions in addition
to his teaching work.
Christian Rizzo regularly teaches in art schools in
France and abroad, as well as in contemporary
He is currently on a national and international tour
with “d’après une histoire vraie”, which premiered
at the Festival d’Avignon in 2013.