Manuel Vignoulle


MANUEL VIGNOULLE, from Seclin, France, is an award-winning choreographer and the artistic director of Manuel Vignoulle – M/motions, a project-based company based in New York.  He studied at The Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse de Paris and worked as a dancer at Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet (New York) and at Geneva Ballet (Switzerland). He has been Redha’s assistant choreographer for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (New York, USA), Dutch National Ballet (Amsterdam, Netherlands), and State Theatre ( Pretoria, South Africa).

Manuel has been commissioned by Ailey II, Whim W’him, Makers Dance Company, Satellite Collective, 10 Hairy Legs, Ballet Arkansas, Chicago Repertory Ballet, Periapsis Music & Dance, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Steps Repertoire Ensemble, and others.

He has performed his own work with Manuel Vignoulle – M/motions at Jacob’s Pillow, Fire Island Festival, Bryant Park, APAP (New York), Monterrey International Ballet Gala (Mexico), Summer Heat International Dance Festival (Tulsa, OK), LifeChance International Ballet Gala (SC),  Palm Springs Dance Festival (CA), Hudson Valley Dance Festival, The Dance Gallery, Pushing Progress Showcase Series, WestFest and The Latin Choreographer Festival (NY), and in France, Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil, and USA.

Manuel won the Grand Prize Award at the 20th Anniversary of  McCallum Theatre Choreography Festival in November 2017.

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