JESKO VON DEN STEINEN

Jesko von den Steinen was part of the original creation team and is currently the lead performer of “The House of Dancing Water” at the City of Dreams in Macau. Previously, he’s toured for years performing a solo act with Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco” throughout North America, Asia and Europe.

Jesko has given workshops and taught acting and theatre with The University of Sao Paulo, Béjart Rudra Ballet, the International Olympic Committee, Cirque du Soleil, The National theatre School of Spain in Sevilla. He has taught Master classes with Philippe Gaulier, and Jean-Jacques Lemetre of Théâtre du Soleil.

Away from the performing arts, he has worked with the Montreal based marketing, advertising, design agency Sid Lee as a creative strategist. By using his experience as a storyteller and theatre practitioner, he has been integrating the performing arts into experiential advertising and events.

As a Director, Jesko has created short films for Canada’s Bravo-fact TV. He has managed productions in varieté throughout Europe and co-directed the Franco Dragone Entertainment Group at various commercial events.

Jesko is currently terminating his master’s degree in business administration at the University of Saint Joseph Macau. Most recently he has been invited to speak about the creative process at TEDx in Hong Kong.