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Baptiste Coissieu was born in France in 1987. He studied at the Olivier Coste’s School of Valence, the National Conservatory of Dance of Valence in classical dance, and at the National Conservatory of Dance of Lyon in contemporary dance. He danced with the Junior Ballet of Lyon and has worked with Yuval Pick, Michel Kelemenis, Frédéric Lescure and Olivia Grandville. In 2007 he joined the D.A.N.C.E programme (Dance Apprentice Network aCross Europe) where he danced in works by Frédéric Flamand, William Forsythe, Angelin Preljocaj and Wayne MacGregor. He joined the Ballet Preljocaj in 2008.