DOCH's Open Lectures: Frédéric Gies


Time: 12 March at 1.30 - 2.15 pm
Location: DOCH, Brinellvägen 58

About Frédéric Gies

Frédéric Gies is a choreographer and a dancer. He is co-initiator of the collective Praticable. He creates his pieces alone or in collaboration with other artists (Jefta van Dinther, DD Dorvillier, Daniel Jentasch, Manuel Pelmus, Bruno Pocheron, Isabelle Schad, Alice Chauchat, Frédéric de Carlo, and Odile Seitz). He also keeps on dancing in pieces of other choreographers (Jefta van Dinther, Antonja Livingstone, Petra Sabisch, Isabelle Schad).

Frédéric Gies is regularly invited to teach in different contexts such as HZT in Berlin and SNDO in Amsterdam, and is now, together with Jefta van Dinther, artistic director of the MA of choreography at DOCH in Stockholm.

His recent works, such as Dance (Praticable), The breast piece (Praticable) - in collaboration with Alice Chauchat, Album (Praticable), The blanket dance - in collaboration with Jefta van Dinther and DD Dorvillier - and Little did I know that I, here or since, ever should speak mouthless - in collaboration with Daniel Jenatsch - have been presented in numerous theaters and festivals.