photo D. Matvejev
Niels Claes is a graduate from the Fontys Dance Academy in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
He worked for Project Sally (NL), Dansgroep Amsterdam (NL), Polish dance theatre (PL), Aura dance theatre (LT) and La_trottier dance collective (DE). Currently he is a dancer for Šeiko dance company in Klaipėda, Lithuania. He has had the opportunity to work with renowned choreographers like Andonis Foniadakis, Jo stromgren and Palle Granhoj. With Šeiko dance company he got awarded the Lithuanian golden stage cross as best dancers in 2017 together with Gintarė Ščavinskaitė. He was a teacher for Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2017-2018 and he is invited to teach at Čiurlionis arts school since 2017. He made the choreographies “Maathai” (Polish dance theatre), “Thirst” (Aura dance theatre), “Aside”, “Marked” (Šeiko dance company) and “They like” (Čiurlionis art school).