Comelin, Jean-Paul

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Comelin, Jean-Paul Gender: M
Commelin, Jean Paul Andre
born on 10 September 1936 at 14:20 (= 2:20 PM )
Place Vannes, France, 47n39, 2w46
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°38' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°40 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 11°35'


French ballet dancer and choreographer; internationally known. Born in France, he trained at the Paris National Conservatory of music. He joined Paris Opera ballet and later London Festival Ballet where he became a lead dancer. While appearing as a guest artist with the Australian Ballet, he worked with Rudolf Nureyev.

Comelin has created more than 50 works for companies on five continents. In the U.S., he worked with such noted choreographers as George Balanchine, John Butler and Anthony Tudor. He developed companies in San Diego, Sacramento, Milwaukee, Tucson and Phoenix, while at the same time, pursuing a successful career as a freelance choreographer. At the prestigious Stuttgart Ballet, he was invited to create new works.

As Artistic Director, Comelin created numerous works for Ballet du Nord in

France and supervised the company’s tour throughout the world. His work and renown has extended as far as Hong Kong, the Philippines and Singapore, as well as Canada and Switzerland.

He received several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and worked with such notable dancers as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Natalia Markarova and Lawrence Rhodes.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (International tours/productions)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Established numerous dance companies)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Dancer/ Teacher (Highly noted ballet dancer and choreographer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Artistic director)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Numerous grants)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession