Alexander Vantournhout (Brussels-based, 1989) studied contemporary dance P.A.R.T.S of Anne Teresa
de Keersmaeker, and single wheel and acrobatics at ESAC (Ecole Supérieure des Arts du Cirque, Brussel).
Alexander has created a couple of solos including Caprices (2014), a choreographic solo to the music of Sciarrino, ANECKXANDER (2015) (cocreated with Bauke Lievens) that won Circus Next 2014, the public and young theatre price at Theater Aan Zee, Oostende 2015 and was selected for Aerowaves Network and for ‘Het Theaterfestival Belgium’ (most remarkable belgian performances 2016).
For the creation Raphaël (2017), became Alexander and Bauke artist in residence at Kc Nona, Mechelen (BE) and also PERPLX, Marke (BE) . Alexander is cultural ambassador of the city Roeselare (BE). From 2017-2021, he will be Vooruit-resident, Gent (BE).
Alexander taught regularly at Danscentrum Jette, ESAC and ACAPA (Academy for Circus and Performance Art, Tilburg, NL) and was a guest lecturer at DOCH-Stockholm (SE), Codarts (NE), Verigo(IT), Plesni Center, Marbior (SL), Summerschool P.A.R.T.S …