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Jean-Guillaume Weis has danced with Pina Bausch Tanztheater, Mark Morris Dance Group and Tanztheater Basel a.o. Since 1998 he dances mostly in his own work and choregraphs for his company, Jean-Guillaume Weis Dance People. He is guesting regularly with other companies and in various art and theater projects as a dancer, choreographer, performer and actor. JGW teaches ballet, modern dance and workshops in Luxembourg and abroad. Throughout his career he has participated in many creations, repertoire pieces with numerous choreographers, composers, musicians, dancers, actors and directors and other artists in the world. Since 1998 he has choregraphed over 20 evening pieces, shorter pieces and performed his work in Belgium, Germany, France, Poland, Luxembourg and the United States.

Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg


  • A Bucketful of dreams, Théâtre National du Luxembourg & CAPE Ettelbrück
  • Tango, Festival de Wiltz, OCL

    • Events in Luxembourg, Danzschoul Events, research and project planification

      • playtime, CAPe Ettelbrück & Op der Schmelz Dudelange
      • Flock, Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg

        • FrauenTanz, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg
        • Le miroir des Apparences, short film, release september 2014
        • Tokyo residency & performance, september 2014
        • Modest Doubt 4, collaboration with artist Béa de Visser

          • FAITH, Colors, Théâtre d'Esch (LU)
          • Danzschoul Welleschten

            • Männer Tanz, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg
            • AIR, ZuKT, HfMDK Hochschule Frankfurt première with 1.Jahrgang Gallustheater
            • n...éclats, choreographical collaboration on Jerome Konens Nijinski performance event in Mudam
            • New Angels, collaboration & dance, Frank Hoffmann, Théâtre National de Luxembourg, Ruhrfestspiele Recklnghausen
            • The Warrior of Beauty, artistic collaboration with Sylvia Camarda on her new work Théâtre des Capucins
            • Residency at Baryshnikov Arts Center, BAC, New-York, october 2012

              • LogoZoo, Théâtre National de Luxembourg
              • touring LogoZoo
              • Insieme Uno, ZuKT / HfMDK Hochschule Frankfurt Première with 2. Jahrgang performances in Gallus Theater and Mousonturm

                • creation of Ulysses short version in Rainy Days Festival, Casino Luxembourg
                • Creation of Drums and Dance : Théâtre d'Esch/Lux., Grand Théâtre Luxembourg, CCRN Abbaye de Neumünster-festival OMNI
                • Faites le plein performances in Fringe Recklinghausen
                • workshop at ZUKT/HFMDK Frankfurt am Main
                • creation of Ulysses full version, Philharmonie Luxembourg
                • professional travel with teaching & performing, meeting people & exchange: London, Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai
                • choregraphic project at ZUKT/HFMDK Frankfurt am Main
                  • 2008-2009
                  • Creation and Première of Fill it up / Bitte Volltanken Production : Grand Théâtre Luxembourg
                  • Teaching at Trois CL, Luxembourg
                  • Performance in CCRN Neumünster for Human Rights Celebration
                  • APAP showcase with Fill it up / Bitte Volltanken and residence at Mikhaïl Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York
                  • Teaching at HJS, Amsterdam
                  • Fill it up performances &workshop in Danzfestival- Luxembourg, Trier, Bytom

                  • Travelling Laos, Cambodia, Thailand Motorbike driving, scuba diving, photography, writing, filming LaoLuxDanceProject commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Luxembourg. With Lao Bang Fai and Luxembourg hip-hop dancers
                  • Paris, Brussels, Luxembourg : meeting and training with friends in performance
                  • New-York, acting classes @ HB studios. Rehearsals on new solo piece in residence at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Mark Morris Dance Group Dance Center
                  • First participation in a group exhibit « Single Rooms » with a photography

                  • Dancer, performer in BALLAST, Pieter de Ruiter, Dansity Amsterdam
                  • Choreography for « Die Widerspenstige Witwe », Frank Hoffmann Théâtre National Luxembourg, Première Ruhrfestspiele
                  • ROOMS, Première Grand Théâtre Luxembourg
                  • CATASTROPHES, Première Théâtre National de Luxembourg

                  • PRINCIPE D'INCERTITUDE, Première Théâtre d’Esch, Luxembourg
                  • Modern Classes Conservatoire Luxembourg
                  • Workshops and company classes
                  • Showcase Principe d'Incertitude, Short Stories, Inflexion
                  • Roses and Fall / Film by Bea de Visser

                  • Nijinski, a life in a jump, a string to snap / Niek Kortekaas Grand Theatre Groningen / Diaghilev Dance Festival Groningen January 2005
                  • Dance for the film, shooting december 2004 Grand Theatre, Film by Bea de Visser
                  • NOISE, Première Theatre Esch, Luxembourg Reprise Theatre d’Esch, Berlin Dock 11, Tanzmesse Düsseldorf
                  • IL, solo performance @ festival D’Avignon off

                  • IL , Première Theatre des Capucins
                  • Ballet classes Conservatoire Luxembourg

                  • ATOMES CROCHUS, Première Grand Theatre Luxembourg
                  • SHORT STORIES, Premiere Theatre d’Esch, Luxembourg
                  • Dance Theatre Luxembourg A.s.b.l., established

                  • INFLEXION 2, Première Kulturfabrik, Esch, Luxembourg
                  • Frankenstein / Franz Josef Heumannskämper, Première Esch/Belval, site sidérurgique, Esch/Alzette, Kulturfabrik production
                  • AllEin / Première Villa Vauban, Nuits des musées, Luxembourg
                  • Inflexion 1 in Bytom Dance Festival Poland Workshop with Slaski Dance Theater, Poland

                  • INFLEXION, Première Kulturfabrik, Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg Commissioned by World Music Days
                  • PETROLE BLEU, Première Théâtre Esch, Luxembourg
                  • La Guerra d’Amore, Joachim Schlömer/René Jacobs, Tanztheater Basel
                  • Live Theatertreffen, Berlin-SAT3 Documentary on Joachim Schlömer

                  • Höllenbild, Joachim Schlömer, Première Zurich SEB Halle
                  • SOLO ONE, Première for Aerowaves, Luxembourg
                  • DER ALTE FISCH UND WAS MEHR, Première Basel, Badischer Bahnhof

                  • SYNERGIES, Première Théâtre Esch, Luxembourg