Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker honoured in France
The 'Commandeur dans l'ordre des arts et des lettres' is the highest distinction in the arts in France.The 'Commandeur dans l'ordre des arts et des lettres' is the highest distinction in the arts in France. Ms De Keersmaeker received the honour at the Brussels residence of the French ambassador.
The Belgian choreographer and dancer was praised for her dance innovation and contribution to the enrichment of the arts in France and in the world.
"I love dancing," says Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. "I think that more than a choreographer, I am a dancer. The thing I most love doing is dancing myself."
"Just like with love, the most beautiful things are said through movement," says Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.