Classical Ballet / Choreographer / Choreographer
One of the most active contemporary dance choreographers in Europe today, Stijn Celis was named most promising young choreographer of 2001 by the prestigious Berlin-based magazine Ballet International/Tanz Aktuell. Born in Belgium in 1964, Mr. Celis has also lived in Zaire. Today a choreographer and set designer, he first gained attention as a dancer in such companies as the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Zurich Ballet, Cullberg Ballet, Bern Ballet and Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. His creative talents first came to light in 1991 during a choreographic workshop with the Grand Théâtre, at the time under the artistic direction of Gradimir Pankov.
- Les Grands Ballets