Gwen Rakotovao is a French born award-winning dancer and choreographer of Malagasy roots. She was awarded the Gold medal at the 2012 Biarritz International Contemporary Dance Competition. She is a finalist at the 6th Korea International Modern Dance Competition and the 12th Seoul International Dance Competition. Gwen is the founder and Artistic Director of the Gwen Rakotovao Company. Her work toured internationally in New York at Dixon Place, John Ryan Theater, Triskellion Arts, Movement Research, the Secret Theater, the Green building. And around the world at the Théâtre Charles Dullin in Grand-Quevilly, The Riley Theatre in Leeds, National Conservatory of Oujda, Alliance française in Bangkok, I’Institut Français in Agadir, Sala Galileo in Madrid, Afrik Urbanarts in Abidjan, International Chopin festival Urodzinowe in Warsaw to name a few.