Clément Bugnon was born in Orbe, Switzerland. He began his training as a dancer in Switzerland. After attending the Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes, he completed his training at the John Cranko-Ballet-School in Stuttgart, Germany. Between 2004-2006 he was also the holder of the Migros Culture Percentage Scholarship for dance.
In August 2006 he started his professional career at the Städtisches-Theater in Chemnitz, Germany. In 2009 he moved to the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck in Austria.
From 2011 until 2012 he was a member of the company in the Theater Lüneburg, (Germany). In addition he has worked as a soloist with numerous choreographers such as Philippe Talard, Stefan Thoss, Robert North, Jochen Heckmann, Rudi van Dantzig, Yuki Mori and Kinsun Chan.
His first work as a choreographer was the piece “Meeting Point”, which was performed in 2008. In 2009 he organized the event “Human being, being human?”. In the same year he created and participated in the performance “Five”, a piece combining dance, live music and acting.
His piece “Wer bin ich?” of 2010, for which he also composed the music, was followed by “Go on Roots” for the “Tiroler-Landestheater” in Innsbruck.
The full length performance “Bitte vergessen Sie Ihr Gepäck nicht”, created in collaboration with seven other dancers followed in 2012.
For the International Dance Festival Interdans in Belgium he created the pieces: “m’entends-tu?”, “TDAH avec”, “Zyklus” and “Departure”. From 2010 until 2012 he was the artistic assistant of this festival.
In 2011 he founded the company Idem, together with Matthias Kass. Since then they have created several new pieces, which have been successfully performed in various European cities and festivals.