As the principal artist at “The House of Dancing Water”, Jesko von den Steinen is at the heart of masterful storytelling in his magical shows. In this “behind-the-scenes” introduction to the artistic process that goes behind world-renowned spectacles, Jesko explains the importance of telling meaningful stories that go beyond a cliché.
Jesko von den Steinen
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.