Gerard X Reyes is a choreographer, dancer, video artist, teacher, certified somatic sex educator, intimacy coordinator and Montreal’s Kiki Ballroom Scene pioneer. Gerard has lived in Montreal, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and Berlin where he collaborated with contemporary, vogue and hip hop choreographers including Jérôme Bel, Benoît Lachambre, Bill T. Jones, Luther Brown and Leiomy Maldonado. From 2006-2013 he was a dancer with the Compagnie Marie Chouinard.
His first solo work, The Principle of Pleasure
, explores the themes of control and seduction. Set to original remixes of songs by pop icon Janet Jackson, it had its German premiere at Tanzfabrik Berlin in 2016 and continues to tour internationally.
Gerard is currently developing a video-installation-performance, Public Private Parts
, which is scheduled to premiere in June 2021 (co-produced by the Festival TransAmériques, with support from Tanzfabrik Berlin). gerardxreyes.com