Etienne Aweh studied at the ArtEZ Dansacademie in Arnhem (Netherlands) and then at the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz in Dresden. An Erasmus exchange took him to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse Lyon in 2009. From 2012 he was engaged for two seasons as a dancer in the Dance Company Theater Osnabrück under the direction of Mauro de Candia. Since 2014 he has been working as a freelance dancer, among others as a guest at theaters in Lüneburg, Görlitz, Münster, Rostock, Landesbühnen Sachsen, as well as with freelance choreographers such as Nikolaus Adler in Vienna, Yeona Yu in South Korea and Magdalena Weniger in Dresden. He is part of the collective "four rooms", with which he is regularly present in Dresden with dance projects at various locations in the city.