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Michaël Boucherie

Director, Choreographer


The MFA Creative Practice allowed me to expand my understanding of working with performing bodies in architectural space and how a camera can intrude upon the site-specificity of the live body in motion. With excellent facilities and supportive faculty and staff, Trinity Laban offered a unique platform for me to build my career as a film director.

Michaël Boucherie
Michaël Boucherie


Michaël Boucherie graduated in 2014 with an MFA in Creative Practice and has since built a career as a director and choreographer. A classical dancer from a young age, he studied Modern Theatre Dance at the Amsterdam University of the Arts and at the School for New Dance Development. He performed professionally throughout Europe and Australia, training with Bill T. Jones in New York City and with Meryl Tankard Australian Dance Theatre before becoming more involved with choreography and video dance. In 2016 he graduated from Drama Centre London, Central Saint Martins, with an MA Screen: Directing, Writing. He has written and directed several short films and released his first feature film, Where the Skin Lies, in 2017. He is currently developing his second narrative feature film, applying his knowledge of choreography to working with actors, while continuing with dance-specific research, staging Effigies with Mestiza Dance Company in 2018.