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Eric Gauthier

Eric Gauthier was born in Montreal, Canada. After his dance training at the National Ballet School in Toronto, he left for Germany in 1996 to join the Stuttgart Ballet.

Gauthier danced in pieces by Spuck, O'Day, Dumais, Donlon and Galili, among others. In 2005 Gauthier made his debut as a choreographer during the Young Choreographers program of the Noverre Society in Stuttgart

In 2006 he won the jury and audience award at the Hanover Choreographen Competition with the piece BALLET 101. Since 2007 Gauthier has been the director and choreographer of Gauthier Dance, the dance company of Theaterhaus Stuttgart. In addition to his dance activities, Gauthier is also a musician.

Curriculum Vitae


Created work for
Staatsballett Berlin, the St. Petersburg Mariinsky Ballet, the Stuttgart Ballet, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam or Het Nationale Ballet

Prizes and nominations
German Dance Prize “Future” 2011, German Theatre Prize THE FAUST 2011 and 2013, Prize for the Best Duet at the St. Petersburg DANCE OPEN Festival 2016, Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg

For Scapino