In this episode of Creative Heads, contemporary dancer Gilles Geissbühler gives us an insight into the vast spectrum of contemporary dance styles and the ever-evolving nature of contemporary dance. Their passion for performance is also expressed through makeup, where they address identity, gender and the challenges of the LGBT+ community in the digital sphere.
Gilles Geissbühler is a non-binary queer dancer, model and makeup artist. They started dance at the age of twelve and soon developed a passion for performance which led to eventually pursuing it as a career. In 2017 Geissbühler moved to London to study contemporary dance at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Since then Geissbühler was involved in a variety of projects ranging from performances to dancing for music videos and performing at events during London Fashion Week. In this mini documentary they speak about the difficulties of connecting with audiences during Covid-19 and their passion for other means of expression such as makeup.