Born in Spain Iñaki Azpillaga is now a dance teacher based in Brussels leading workshops all around Europe. His dance studies are based on Basque folk dance, ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary dance. He has danced with Mathilde Monnier, Bocanada Danza, National Ballet Company of Spain besides many other companies.
For more than twenty years he has been connected with the work of Wim Vandekeybus in one way or another. After his period as dancer and up until now, he has been choreographical assistant and at times tour coach to several Wim Vandekeybus’ productions. Currently he combines leading workshops related to the work of Ultima Vez with his own creative processes.
Currently he combines assistance to dance choreographies with his pedagogical occupation. He teaches workshops and dance lessons to professionals, amateurs and to vocational dance schools. Within the teaching frame he has choreographed the pieces: Cyclopes (Tokyo 2010), Jeffrey.1 (Copenhagen 2011) Bag-Lady (Copenhagen 2013), Blik Opener (Antwerp 2014), ReAction, (Japan 2014), Beyond the line (Tilburg 2015), Turbador (Brussels 2016).