Stephan Laks (b.1979) is a Canadian dance artist who works as a director, curator, and consultant for a wide range of dance organizations. He currently works as the Dance Manager of the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen (OBV), in collaboration with Jan Vandenhouwe (Artistic Director, OBV) and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Artistic Leader Dance, OBV). Stephan is also part of the curating council for Dansens Hus (Sweden’s International Scene for Contemporary Dance) in Stockholm. He frequently collaborates with the choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen, working in a variety of roles with Øyen’s company Winter Guests and related projects. Formerly, Stephan worked as rehearsal director with the GoteborgsOperans Danskompani, and for shorter periods with the Royal Swedish Ballet, Sasha Waltz & Guests, and the Staatsballett Berlin. He lives with his family between Berlin and Antwerp.