Aimilios Arapoglou is a Greek dancer and dance maker who has been creating and performing professionally in Greece and Internationally since 2011. He is a graduate of both the International and European Relations program at the University of Piraeus and the Greek National State School of Dance. Now Brussels based, Aimilios has worked with many talented artists, including Linda Kapetanea and Josef Frucek (Rootlessroot Dance Company), in collaboration with the musician John Parish and his band, David Zambrano, Damien Jalet, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Scottish Dance Theatre, Mor Shani, Jukstapoz Dance Company and fashion designers Hussein Chalayan, Riccardo Tisci and Iris van Herpen. In October 2014 he was invited to perform at La Monnaie (Brussels) in Shell Shock, an opera choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, written by Nick Cave and composed by Nicholas Lens, which is re-staged at Philharmonie de Paris in November 2018. In April 2016 he joined Eastman to start rehearsing for Babel 7.16 at Festival d’Avignon, a piece that was performed at the Cour d'Honneur de Palais des Papes in July 2016 under the direction of Damien Jalet and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Notably, Aimilios was invited to take part in the project Boléro, at the Paris Opera Garnier, as an assistant choreographer to Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Damien Jalet and the performance artist Marina Abramović. This artistic trio asked for his help again in 2018, when he was a choreographic advisor for the newly adapted rendition of Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande. He was also invited to collaborate on the original movement research for Vessel, that was created at the art residency Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto, a collaboration between visual artist Nawa Kohei and Damien Jalet. Recently he contributed to the creation of Skid with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, a piece by Damien Jalet and visual artist Jim Hodges. In addition to freelance touring throughout Europe, the United States and Japan, Aimilios was invited by Ceprodac Dance Company for an artistic residency in Mexico in August 2018. There, as a guest artist and choreographic assistant to Damien Jalet, he will collaborate on Omphalos, a new work which is planned to premier in Mexico City in November 2018.