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Wies Van Houplines

Wies Van Houplines

Wies started dancing at the age of 4. From age 12 to 15 she danced at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp. She then studied science and languages in high school and also received Vaganova training at the State Ballet School of Cracov. Wies received her BA in dance from the Royal Conservatory Antwerp in 2010 after spending the last 4 months of her studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance as an exchange student. In 2010-2011 she trained at the KCDC Dance Journey Program in Israel, and in 2012 she graduated from the first Gaga Teacher Training Program in Tel Aviv. A year later Wies received another BA from the Royal Conservatory Antwerp, this time in dance education. In 2013 Wies taught Gaga at de!Kunsthumaniora Antwerp, De Stilte (Breda, NL) and Budapest International Dance Week (HU). Currently Wies is teaching Gaga as well as modern, ballet and jazz, and working on dance projects in collaboration with live piano and live plastic arts.

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