Gilles Polet is a trained actor, dancer, director, teacher and image architect. After graduating PARTS he has been performing with Troubleyn/Jan Fabre in numerous pieces, of which he’s still touring the 24h marathon Mount Olympus. In 2014 he went for a research on dance and sufism in Iran from this he created his solo Simurgh and the evening long event Conference of Birds. Besides being a creating associate of Ehsan Hemat for I PUT A SPELL ON YOU, Gilles is currently doing a research entitled ‘Only the Brave‘. A research exploring induced altered states of mind and it’s performative and therapeutic properties.