Aliocha Van der Avoort was born in 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. He studied choreography at the Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle in Brussels and began working in 1992. He has also studied electroacoustic composition at the Conservatoire Royal de Mons. He develops both video and sound installations for theatre and art contexts. He has worked with Wim Vandekeybus, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker/Rosas, Meg Stuart and Thierry de Mey.
Verräter – Die letzten Tage (Traitor - The last days) is his third project with Falk Richter.