“Aurélien Peillex is originally from France. He holds a Master of Science in Management from EMLyon Business School. While at university he fell in love with dance and started studying at Scene Formation, where he trained in Modern Jazz and Ballet. He also traveled throughout Europe and studied at Sceneindgangen in Copenhagen and Studio Harmonic in Paris. In 2012 he decided to move to New York City to continue his studies at Peridance Capezio Center and Steps On Broadway as a full scholarship student.
Aurélien freshly started as a current member of the Braunschweig Tanztheater compagnie directed by Gregor Zöllig. He was a member of the Steps Repertory Ensemble under the direction of Bradley Shelver for three seasons. During his time in the company he has performed works by Elisa Monte, William Forsythe, Francesca Harper, Lar Lubovitch, Sidra Bell, Jae Man Joo, Mike Esperanza, Julia Erhstrand, Larry Keigwin, Benoît Swan Pouffer, Nathan Trice, and Bradley Shelver.
He has also performed with companies and choreographers including LaneCoArts under Lane Gifford, the Next Stage Project under Jana Hicks and Marijke Eliasberg, Sexy Beast NYC under Max Stone, BennyroyceDance under Bennyroyce Royon, Baka Gaijin Dance Collective under Julia Ehrstrand, the La Verriere Company under François Huchard, and with Sceneindgangen under Jenny Major. Aurélien performed as a featured dancer in the music video for Sigrid Flory’s “Elle s’immisce” and Broadcast Hearts “Real”.
As a young teacher and choreographer, Aurélien has had the opportunity to set and present his work in New York, France and Sweden and to teach classes and workshops at Peridance Capezio Center and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, at Studio Heart Point in Paris, Studio Naim and The Maslool in Tel Aviv, Balettakademien in Stockholm and Dansforum in Göteborg, Slaming Dance Studio and Marta Bustamente Dance School in Barcelona. He also had the chance to give company classes for Norrdans in Härnösand, the Steps Repertory Ensemble in New York City as well as for the University of Kansas Dance Department and FusionWork Dance Company in Rhode Island USA.”