Jesko von den Steinen spoke at the recent Speakers Connect Showcase about important lessons he has learned in the process of creating “The House of Dancing Water”, $250 Billion HKD theatrical spectacle at the City of Dreams in Macau. Jesko shares how the creativity and collaboration became vital in product development and refinement for the project to really come to life.
He talked about how over 500 people from different fields of knowledge and expertise were able to communicate and work together for “ The House of Dancing Water”.
Check out the rest of the video below to see what Jesko means by “Idea is nothing without vision”.
Jesko von den Steinen is an actor, performer, choreographer, filmmaker and creative designer, and a co-creator and principal artist with “The House of Dancing Water”, the world’s largest water-based show created by the Franco Dragone Entertainment Group held at the City of Dreams in Macau.
Trained in wide variety of theatrical disciplines spanning dance, contemporary circus arts, acting and corporeal mime at prominent institutions around the globe, Jesko toured for five years as the solo clown and principal character in the Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco” performing throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. He has taught Master classes alongside Philippe Gaulier, and Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of Théâtre du Soleil, and shared his expertise in acting and composition with The University of Sao Paulo, Béjart Rudra Ballet, the International Olympic Committee, Cirque du Soleil, The National theatre School of Spain in Sevilla.
In addition to the performing arts, Jesko has also directed short films for Canada’s Bravo-fact TV, has an MBA in Business Strategy, worked as a creative-strategist in Montreal, by using his experience as a storyteller and theatre practitioner to integrate the performing arts into experiential advertising and events.