Karyn Benquet (1979) was born in Port Gentil, Gabon. She studied dance in France at Ballet Méditerranéen Danse and Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.
Since graduating in 1999, she has performed around the world with dance companies such as Grand Théatre de Genève, Ballets de Monte-Carlo and Netherlands Dans Theater 1.
During her career as professional dancer, Karyn focused her creativity into various collaborations in which she developed a passion for the human potential in the field of perception. Using different support of expression to introduce movement she evolves in multidisciplinary context with artists from diverse background.
She is currently developing as a dancer and choreographer through a variety of collaborative projects and as a teacher giving workshops on body awareness applying Technic of improvisation and somatic approach to movement.
Her repertory includes installation, Dance Film and Dance Performances:
“Amoris” 2007, “Give me” 2008, “Side to Side, Within” 2011, “Qualia” 2012, “Ensuing” 2013, “Sorrow” 2013.