James Thierrée’s

The Toad Knew

September 19 - 23, 2017

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

A World’s Stage Production
from France

Thi Mai Nguyen

From 1995 to 1999, Thi-Mai Nguyen studied contemporary dance at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris. During and after her studies, she participated in a number of projects and performances by various choreographers and companies in France. In June 2000, she participated in a project by Nadia Bekani in Istanbul. She was accepted at P.A.R.T.S. in September 2000. Shiver, a duo created with Johan Thelander, was performed during the Festival d’Automne in Paris in October 2001. Thi-Mai Nguyen joined Ultima Vez in 2002 for the creation and touring of Blush (2002), Puur (2005), Spiegel (2007), Radical Wrong (2010), Oedipe (2011), and the creation of Sonic Boom. She also assisted Wim Vandekeybus for several youth- and video projects, and worked with Michèle Anne De Mey for the reprise of Sinfonia Eroica (2009), and with Walter Verdin in Guest. She joined La Compagnie du Hanneton with Tabac Rouge in 2012.

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