Cie Synergie was created in Meyrin in June 2017. In September 2017, Cédric Gagneur's solo Labyrinthum was performed in Toulon for the Festival Constellations of the Kubilai Khan Investigations Company as well as in Fribourg for the Incidanse festival.
The duet Palette(s) by Marc Oosterhoff and Cédric Gagneur was performed in June 2017 at the Geneva Museum of Art and History for the Fête de la musique at Scène de l'ADC, in March 2018 at the theater L'esplanade du lac of Divonne-les-bains for the festival Les Hybrides Hiphopées, in May 2018 in Brig and Sierre for the Fête de la danse Valais, in June 2018 in Geneva for the Festival l'Été du Parc Bertrand, in July 2018 in Meyrin for the Festival Meyrin les Bains and in August 2018 in Yverdon-les-Bains for the Castrum festival. Kiss me blue, a performance by Sarah Bucher, Maryfé Singy, Alex Landa Aguirreche and Cédric Gagneur was premiered and played in November 2017 at Maison d'Ailleurs, science fiction museum, utopia and extraordinary trips from Yverdon-les-Bains, in connection with the exhibition Corps-Concept. All four, they create with the musician Claudio Melis the Krolok in situ creation at the theater of the Oriental in Vevey in January 2018 for the festival Les Chorégraphiques. The play was replayed in May 2018 for the Fête de la danse in Geneva. Two improvisational dance-music performances will be released in June 2018. La caresse des pavés with Marc Oosterhoff, Cédric Gagneur and the drummer Clément Grin is created for the press conference of the 19th edition of the festival Le Castrum in Yverdon-les-bains. The blue flower with Evita Pitara, Cédric Gagneur and guitarist Bruno Dias is created for the music festival of Geneva on the dance scene of the ADC.
In July 2018, the 116th Dream project of Evita Pitara and Cédric Gagneur with the guitarist Bruno Dias played its premiere in situ for the Festival de la Cité in Lausanne. The project is selected by the Reso Programmer's Fund to play in 9 festivals / theaters throughout Switzerland until 2020. The premiere in theater took place in Geneva at the Théâtre de l'Usine on the 10th of April 2019 as part of the Festival Emergentia. Cédric Gagneur was mandated by the Forum Culture, which brings together directors of cultural centers and theaters in the Jura region, the Bernese Jura and Bienne for a choreographic creation for 4 dancers and 3 musicians. This project is called Silva and will be premiered on January 16th, 2020 at the Nebia Theater in Biel.
Cédric Gagneur studied breakdance, contemporary dance and classical music, notably at the Geneva Junior Ballet. Since 2013, he works as a dancer for Rafael Smadja's Cie Tenseï and creates his first solo Labyrinthum in 2016. The following year, he finishes the Bachelor in Contemporary Dance directed by Thomas Hauert at La Manufacture de Lausanne and creates Cie Synergie in Meyrin, with the aim of cooperating and creating performances with other artists. In 2017, he creates Palette(s) with Marc Oosterhoff and in 2018, he continues his collaboration with Rafael Smadja for the creation Sheol at CDC Les Hivernales in Avignon. The sound artist Julie Semoroz proposes a collaboration for the creation We need space which will premiere at the Grütli Theater in March and April 2019. Cédric is part of the YAA program! from Pro Helvetia and will be a young associate artist at ADC Geneva for two years from September 2019.