Aurélie Cayla

Aurélie Cayla was born in 1980 in Paris, France.
She studied at the Conservatoire (CNSM) in Lyon, France from 1996-1999.  
From 1999 to 2002, Ms. Cayla danced with Aalto Ballett Theater in Essen, Germany.
She then joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 until 2005.
In 2005, Aurélie was invited to join NDT 1, the main company, where she performed works by Jiri Kylian, Hans Van Manen, William Forsythe, Mats Ek, and created works by Crystal Pite, Paul Lightfoot/Sol Leon, and Wayne Mac Gregor, Tero Saarinen…(i.a) , until July 2010.  
 She was also influential in Kylian’s creations of “Sleepless”2005,“Tar and Feathers” 2006, “Vanishing Twins” 2008, and “Memoires d’Oubliettes” 2009.
Presently, Aurélie Cayla is dancing as a freelance Artist and stages works by Jiri Kylian.
Aurélie is also part of the group OFF Projects, created in 2012 around dance works and installations of israeli choreographer-musician Amos Ben Tal, as dancer and group coordinator, since she graduated in Cultural Mediation-Art Management in September 2012.
She is also holding a dance teacher diploma from the Centre national de la Danse in Paris.