In June 2014, Thomas Lebrun received the choreography prize from the Board of Governers of the SACD – Société des auteurs chorégraphiques et dramatiques and, in March 2017 he was named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the government of France.

Thomas Lebrun

A dancer with such choreographers as Bernard Glandier, Daniel Larrieu, Christine Bastin, Christine Jouve and also Pascal Montrouge, Thomas Lebrun founded the Illico company in 2000.
He explores many universes and aesthetics, travelling from a physically demanding, precise dance style to a confirmed theatrical quality.
Since he was named director of the National Dance Centre of Tours in January 2012, Thomas Lebrun has created 14 choreographic works shown in France and other countries (England, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Ecuador, Finland, Italy, Japan, Hong-Kong, Macau, Netherlands, Peru, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan…), is also regularly commissioned for various projects and gives pride of place to teaching and transmission.

Since 2018, in partnership with Touka Danses – CDCN de Guyane and Tropiques Atrium, scène nationale de la Martinique, he develops “Dansez-Croisez”, an exchange and cross over choreographic project with artists from French overseas territories and the Caribbean in Metropolitan France and takes part as a choreographer in French Guyana, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Cuba.