Pierre Tappon was born in Angoulême, France. At the age of five Pierre began his ballet training at the Patricia Vaysse School of
Dance. In 2002 he moved to Bordeaux in order to join the Junior Ballet DAquitaine under the direction of Daniel Agesilas. While dancing
for the JBA he worked in various production of the Opera National de Bordeaux.
In 2005 Pierre moved to London to complete his dance
training at the London Contemporary Dance School.
After a year one apprenticeship, Pierre joined the Richard Alston Dance Company in
In 2009, Pierre completed his Masters degree with distinction. Since 2010 Pierre started teaching and choreographing
for the Center for Advance Training at The Place and in France. He choreographed a Franco-Italian duet UNDER THE SIGN, two pieces
commissioned by the C.A.T program: SURELY THERE and LIGHTNING STRIKES, and more recently WITH MY OWN EYES and A FLUTTERING PAUSE performed
in 2012 in France.