for non-professionals

Lisbeth Gruwez

Lisbeth Gruwez © Thibault Montamat & Didier Olivré
Lisbeth Gruwez © Thibault Montamat & Didier Olivré

23.06.22 — 18:30

CN D Pantin

For the two weeks of Camping, the Studio 12 of the CN D is being transformed into an ephemeral studio where dance enthusiasts can attend a workshop led by six guest choreogra-phers free of charge. A unique opportunity for members ot the public to dance with internation-ally famous choreographers!

Lisbeth Gruwez was born in 1977, she studied at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp and at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, kicking off her professional career at Ultima Vez in The Day of Heaven and Hell. From 1999 onwards she worked with Jan Fabre on performances such as As long as the world needs a warrior’s soul, Je suis sang and the famous solo Quando l’uomo principale è una donna. Apart from that, she worked with Jan Lauwers, Grace Ellen Barkey, Riina Saastamoinen, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Peter Verhelst, amongst others. She also played the leading role in Lost Persons Area, Caroline Strubbe’s film. In 2007 she founded the dance company Voetvolk together with the sound artist Maarten Van Cauwenberghe. They have already created ten productions together, including It’s going to get worse and worse and worse, my friend, AH/HA, Lisbeth Gruwez dances Bob Dylan, We’re pretty fuckin’ far from okay and The Sea Within. Lisbeth Gruwez is one of the “KVS faces”, the open ensemble of artists and thinkers associated with the Royal Flemish Theatre of Brussels.