Laura Bachman (France, 1994) studied ballet at the Paris Opera ballet school from 2005 to 2011, before becoming a member of the Paris Opera Ballet in August 2011. With the company, she performed in classical ballet productions such as La Bayadère, Giselle or Sleeping Beauty and worked with many choreographers, performing in pieces from Wayne Mcgregor, Benjamin Millepied, John Neumeier, Pina Bausch and more.
Laura has worked with LA Dance Project, Benjamin Millepied's company, for a few months in 2016, before joining Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker/Rosas, in August 2016. She performed in many repertory pieces such as Rain, Rosas danst Rosas or Fase, touring around the globe.
As a freelancer, she worked as a choreographer on Wes Anderson’s last film The French Dispatch, as well as acted and choreographed for Niels Schneider’s short film. She works regularly for Boris Charmatz and has performed with the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch in The piece with the boat, a piece by Pina Bausch.
In 2020, She starts to develop her own work and directs her first short film, Chimera, followed by the creation of a short performance surrounding the film. She premiered her first full evening length piece Ne me touchez pas in 2023.