Vereecken Antoine

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Classical Ballet / Dancer

Antoine Vereecken was born in Gent, Belgium. He began dancing aged 16 and trained at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp. Between 1993 and 1997 he performed and toured with Les Ballets C. de la B. under the direction of Alain Platel. In 1997 Vereecken joined Malaika Kusumi's Renaissance de la Danse in Frankfurt, Germany and later joined the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Israel under the direction of Rami Be'er. During his time in Israel, principal roles were created for him in many new works which he toured extensively both nationally and internationally. From 2001-2003 Vereecken performed with the Richard Alston Dance Company, London and during that time restaged Richard Alston's Red Run at the London Contemporary Dance School. After a series of choreographic projects including Maresa von Stockert's Tilted Co. and Dance Nomad, Vereecken joined Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in 2004. Assistant work includes: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire for Warner Brothers, Dido and Aeneas at La Scala Milan, and the restaging of Eden|Eden for San Francisco Ballet. As a teacher, Vereecken has taught for London Contemporary Dance School, Richard Alston Dance Company, Royal Ballet School of Antwerp, Central School of Ballet, English National Ballet School, D.A.N.C.E and Wayne McGregor | Random Dance among others. He recently completed his first course in Arts Management at Birkbeck University of London.

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  • Wayne McGregor Random Dance
    London