Member of the jury since 2022
(b. 1983) is a dancer. He heads the BA in Contemporary Dance at the Manufacture in Lausanne, along with Thomas Hauert. Gabriel Schenker was born in Washington D.C. in the US, grew up in Brazil, and has lived in Brussels since 2004. After gaining initial dance experience in Rio de Janeiro, he studied at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels and co-founded the Busy Rocks collective, with which he toured as a dancer and choreographer until 2014. As a performer, he has worked with Eleanor Bauer, Robin Jonsson, Doris Stelzer, Louise Vanneste, Alexandra Bachzetsis, and in particular, on a regular basis, with Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s group Rosas and Thomas Hauert/ZOO. He also holds MAs in philosophy and anthropology.