The Heroine’s Journey of Emma Bus

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have the great privilege to create my job almost every day different, meeting amazing people. My job is to imagine living stories by creating shows using movements, situation. 

What is my idea of happiness? To wake up and enjoy each day to come as a chance

What is my greatest fear? As a dancer, the deterioration of my body and mind

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Thinking twice, hesitate all the time, I think I’ve probably lost opportunities 

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Madonna at her time for being such a showgirl, Lady gaga for her fast celebrity and talent, Blanca Li as a choreographer and Baz Lürhman for his beautiful universe upside down

What is my greatest extravagance? to be able to dance anywhere with anyone if the heart tells me

On what occasion would I lie?  I try not to but I take a joker 

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?  Insecurity

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? This spring when my musical performed on stage for the first time

If I could, what would I change about myself? I would still be 34 

What is my greatest achievement in work? I think it’s to have created a mix with my skills writing, dancing, music and acting..

Where would I most like to live? Nature heat and sun, like a pacific island for a while 

What is my most treasured possession? My health, my smile hope I’ll keep them as far as possible 

What is my most marked characteristic? I’ m a creative and Freedom lover above all

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I was born in Paris so I feel at home everywhere but “place des vosges” is my spot

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? Around the sacre coeur at Montmartre

What books influenced my life and how? So much books at several period of my life Colette, Emile Zola, Marcel Proust as a child but I remember this beautiful story from Frank Conroy « corps et âme » that I offered a thousand times. I recently discovered books of Sylvain Tesson I appreciate for these tales of travel adventures in the wild world.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? A French singer (Michel Fugain) I was a huge fan as a child. And I’ll  Love him to the end . the name of the song is :  une belle histoire 

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones, Uma Thurman in Kill Bill as Black Mamba for completely different reasons 😉

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Diane Fossey, Rosa Park, simone de Beauvoir, simone weil ,and greta thunberg the voice of young generations .I didn’t do it on purpose but there are only women

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? The Bridges of Madison County, Out of Africa magical and emotional movies

What role play stories in my life and work? reality feeds on fiction and vice versa the more movement the more stories

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? We all speak about ourselves even when we tell stories .. 

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? So many on my way..my sister first,  lovers, friends daughter, each of them helped me to face doubts financial fears at different times

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2022?  I d like to write and create another musical or adapting my book for the theatre in Paris for example

What project, in 2022, am I looking forward to work on? Wish to find a producer to organize the tour(s) of “musical combinations »  France and abroad

Where can you see me or my work in 2022?http://www.combinaisonslemusical.comhttps://www.festivaloffavignon.com/programme/2022/-combinaisons-s29398/

I wrote a book 2020 here is the link: La vie serait plus simple sans pepins dans la pasteque

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? It means a lot.. passion doesn’t walk away with time you just have to find different ways to express it while getting older

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