Emmanuel Gaillot is a software engineer and an experienced designer for theatre and dance. He has adapted XP practices and principles for the theatre at the turn of the century, and he has worked on instilling performance art practices back into the field of software making ever since. An active member of the agile community since 2002, he is a founding member of the Coders’ Dojo in Paris, and he co-organizes the Agile Open France conference. He works in Paris, France, for Pyxis Technologies and its clients as a software team coach - helping organizations of various sizes to be better at, happier with and prouder of making software.