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Thibaut Witzleb


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Get to Know Thibaut

Thibaut is a professional dancer and choreographer from France. He trained at the Graham School of Contemporary Dance and The Ailey School on scholarship programs. During his time with The Ailey School, he had the opportunity to dance with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Revelations at New York City Center as well as on national television during the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Thibaut was an apprentice of Parsons Dance and a company member of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, AriMDance, RudduRDance, Brooklyn Dance Festival Company, IKADA Dance Company, and Contemporary West Dance Theater in Las Vegas. For three consecutive years, Thibaut was part of Jacqulyn Buglisi’s 9/11 Table of Silence which is live-streamed around the world. Thibaut has performed at the DUMBO Festival with Earl Mosley’s Hearts of Men Diversity of Dance, the International Ballet Festival of Union City, NJ, Ballet Beyond Borders, Fordham University, the University of Columbia, and many other stages across the United States and Europe. He has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Peiju Chien-Pott, Bernard Gaddis, Christopher Huggins, Adrienne Hurd, Omar Roman de Jesus, Yusha Marie Sorzano, Bradley Shelver, and many others.

Thibaut is Norbert de la Cruz III’s personal assistant and rehearsal director and is assisting with his current and upcoming works around the United States, including for the Juilliard School, The Ailey School, SUNY Purchase College, La Guardia High School, and Point Park University.

Thibaut is an experienced Horton teacher and has taught at The Ailey School, Steps on Broadway, Harlem School of the Arts, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Dance Institute in Austin, Hawkins House of Horton in Chicago, Danceworks in London, and London Studio Center. He is currently mentored by Ana Marie Forsythe. Thibaut has also worked in various capacities for the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, and the Dance Magazine Awards in 2019 and 2020.