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       Choreography

2016

Summers Day for ProART, Czech Republic.
Aus Papier for Landesbühnen Sachsen, Germany

2015 Unigenof, performed at Dansehallerne in Copenhagen, in Brno and Liberec in CZ and K77 Berlin.
2014

Old Cool in Commedia Futura, Hannover. Concept, choreography, text, set-design and video for the piece.
Jeanne in Commedia Futura, Hannover. Choreography and video for the play

2013

Choreography for the play Fluch der Wikinger at Theater Schwedt.
Weit Und Breit to music by Thomas Gerwin at the music festival Intersonanzen, Potsdam.in Hannover.

2012

Dirty Cleaning, site specific project in the car wash for Theater Gießen, Germany.
TOS next move, with trickers and tumblers from Münster, Germany.

2011

Gegenüber 2, site specific project in Torstenglope, Hannover and Braunschweig.
Coaching Project for VIII Internatinal Dance Festival, Poznan, Poland.
Sonic Body Boom for Mica Moca Berlin, Germany.

Transsiberian Encounter for the choreographic competition XVth Festival of Choreographic Miniatures Miniatures, Belgrade, Serbia. Awarded 3. Prize.

2010

Gegenüber, site specific project in Hannover, Celle and Braunschweig, Germany.
Deteriorations for Vogue Dance Group, Gryfino, Poland.
Souvenirs for the Festival First Night in Gryfino, Poland.

2009

Untied and One Weeks Work (choreographed jointly with Anne Schmidt, Maura Morales and Felix Landerer), part of the evening Suit, No Tie, made in collaboration with Felix Landerer and Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover.

  DreaMe, a video-dance-solo for Anne Schmidt at Kunsthaus Tacheles Berlin and Silesian Dance Theatre, Poland
2008 Insensatez, part of the evening Ground Breaking, a collaboration with Felix Landerer and Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover.
2007 iDentity dFragments for Lofft, Leipzig, part of his evening Kurzchoreographien. Anne Schmidt was awarded 2. Prize for her performance of iDentity dFragments at 12. International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival, Stuttgart, 2008.
2006

4 for the Onassis 2nd International Competition for Original Choreography 2006. Awarded Distinction Prize.
4 was nominated for Aerowaves 2007 and was performed at The Place, London in Feb. 2007.

  Alzheimer Variations for 10. International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival, Stuttgart.
2005 Koki for Masdanza competition, Gran Canaria, Spain. Awarded Most Outstanding Performer.
  Stuff´n Space for Japan International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition, Nagoya.
  Palabras Sin Sentido for Certamen Internacional de Coreografía Burgos- New York. Awarded Special Mention.
  entre entre for the group Patas Arriba, Elche/Alicante, Spain.
2004 Pulse of the City. A film done in collaboration with Eef de Graaf for Filmfestival Rotterdam. Jury mention, Best Quality Film, Filmfestival Cinemadamare Nova Siri, Italy.
  Neustart. For Stadttheater Hildesheim, Germany.
  Anima. For Theater Vorpommern, Germany.
2003 So Far. This piece won the 2. Prize at Certamen Internacional de Coreografía
Burgos- New York 2003
in Burgos, Spain.
  Creation of several short pieces during the participation in the Choreographic workshop SIWIC in Zürich, Switzerland, under the direction of Carolyn Carlson.
  Und plötzlich... for Zürich Tanztheater Schule, Switzerland, a piece for 10 female students.
  Brother Man. This solo won the 1. Prize at The Best German Dance Solo Choreography competition in Leipzig, Germany.
2002 Two to Never in collaboration with Tom Hodgson. This piece won the 1. Prize at the 16. International Choreography Competition in Hannover, Germany in 2002, as well as the Prize of the Critics.
  In The Face for Conny Janssen Danst.
2001 Live for "Tanzstücke In Arbeit" at Theater Dortmund , in collaboration with the cellist Hauke Hack.
2000 aus.der.fremde, interactive evening for members of the Dortmund Ballet at Theater Dortmund and the audience...
1999 Pique Dame, choreography for the play at Theater Dortmund.
1998 Otoño Porteño and Tjika Bom for members of The Dortmund Ballet.
  Teddy und die Tiere for a childrens concert at Theater Dortmund.
1996 Othello for Young Choreographers/Luzerner Ballett.
1994 Performances in the Forum For Improvised Music in Basel.
  Streetdance The production of a video documenting the journey and the dancing in the streets of France and Italy.
1992 Dreams of Passion for New Steps Choreography Project, Akron Ohio, USA.
  Other Ways for Ballet Arizona Workshop.
1991 Gadedans (Streetdance), the production of a video documenting a performance on a street in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1990 Ages for Bridgeford Center for the Arts, a project for young amateurs, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.
1989 Hula-Hula and Das Verhör (The Interrogation) for the John Cranko School.
1984 En Komisk Tragedie for Copenhagen Dance Theatre Project, Copenhagen, Denmark.
   
       Prizes
   
2011 3. Prize at XVth Festival of Choreographic Miniatures Miniatures, Belgrade, Serbia.
2006 Distinction Prize at Onassis 2nd International Competition for Original Choreography 2006
2005 Special Mention at New York-Burgos Choreography Competition in Burgos, Spain.
2005 Nominated for the Internet-video-dance-prize side-by-side with Brother Man
2005 Awarded Most Outstanding Performer at Masdanza, Gran Canaria, Spain.
2005 Jury mention, Best Quality Film, for the dance film Pulse of the City at the Filmfestival Cinemadamare Nova Siri, Italy.
2003 1. Prize at The Best German Dance Solo choreographic competition in Leipzig.
2003 2. Prize at New York-Burgos Choreography Competition in Burgos, Spanien.
2002 1. Prize and Critic Prize at 16. International Choreography Competition Hannover.
   
       Performance
2016

Tour with Höhenflug, to Krasnojask and Novosibirsk, Russia and Mexico City, Quarétaro, San Luis Potosi, Monterrey, Guadalajara and Merida, Mexico and Guatemala City, Guatamala.

2015

Performed in Hiatus, a performance about begging by the theatre group Satellit Produktion, Munich.
Performed in Wie Glück Geht, a production by co>labs at Tafelhalle, Nürnberg.
Performed Unigenof, at Dansehallerne in Copenhagen, in Brno and Liberec in CZ and K77 in Berlin.

2014 Performed in Höhenflug, a production by co>labs at Tafelhalle Nürnberg.
Performed in Zucht by Pieter de Ruiter & Eva Villanueva in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, den Haag and Harlem.
2013 Performed in Fluch der Wikinger at Theater Schwedt
Performed in Weit Und Breit at the music festival Intersonanzen, Potsdam.
2012 Performed in Insensatez at Tanzart Festival, Gießen
Performed in Versuchungen at Commedia Futura, Hannover.
2011

Performed in Gegenüber 2, site specific project in Torstenglope, Hannover and Braunschweig.
Performed in Transsiberian Encounter for the choreographic competition XVth Festival of Choreographic Miniatures Miniatures, Belgrade, Serbia. Awarded 3. Prize.

2010 Performed in Don't Worry, We're Happy by Pieter de Ruiter / Eva Villanueva, St. Elisabeth Kirche - Berlin. Performed in Gegenüber, site specific project in Hannover, Celle and Braunschweig, Germany.
Performed in Souvenirs for the Festival First Night in Gryfino, Poland.
2009

Performed in his Untied and One Weeks Work (choreographed jointly with Anne Schmidt, Maura Morales and Felix Landerer), part of the evening Suit, No Tie, made in collaboration with Felix Landerer in Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover.
Performed in Zucht by Pieter de Ruiter / Eva Villanueva, Orgelpark
- - Amsterdam.

2008 Performed in Insensatez, part of the evening Ground Breaking, a choreographic collaboration with Felix Landerer in Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover and Pumpwerk Berlin.
  Vom Enden der Dinge by Felix Landerer in Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover
2007 Performed in his evening Kurzchoreographien, Lofft, Leipzig.
  Up to 70 cm by Felix Landerer, Commedia Futura / Eisfabrik, Hannover.
  Kassandra Ruft by Carlos Matos, Stadttheater Hildesheim, Germany.
  Performed in his 4, the first public performance, under Aerowaves 2007, at The Place, London.
  Match by Jan Pusch, Staattheater Oldenburg, Germany.
  Requiem by Carlos Matos, Stadttheater Hildesheim, Germany.
2006 Match by Jan Pusch in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan. Patras, Greece.
  Performed his solo Alzheimer Variations at 10. International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival, Stuttgart.
2005 Performed in his piece So Far in Medina del Campo and Benavente, Spain.
  Performed his solo Brother Man for the opening of the new BMW factory in Leipzig
  Performed his solo Koki at the festival Masdanza, Gran Canaria, Spain. Awarded Most Outstanding Performer
  Performed in the gala Dia de la Danza 2005 in Castellon, Spain with a short version of Koki.
  Participated in Japan International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition performing his piece Stuff´n Space.
  Participated in New York-Burgos Choreographic Competition with Palabras Sin Sentido. Awarded Special Mention.
  Participatied in Dansolution, Copenhagen with Ord Uden Mening.
  Russia tour with Match by Jan Pusch, performing in Jekatarinburg, Perm and Nizniy Novgorod.
  Performed Some Middles by Michael Klien at Daghdha Dance Company, Limerick Ireland.
  Performed Koki and Brother Man, as well as various improvisations at the Gravity and Grace Festival, Limerick.
2004 Performed in his piece So Far, opening the Certamen Internacional de Coreografía
Burgos- New York
Choreographic competition.
  Match by Jan Pusch, world premiere in Hamburg, Germany.
2003 Danced in his film Pulse of the City. See Choreography above.
  Tanztheater Königsfelden, Windisch, Switzerland. Performed in Tür an Tür.
  Performed in his So Far and Brother Man. See Choreography above.
2002 Performed in his Two to Never. See Choreography above.
2001-03   Conny Janssen Danst, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Performed in No.1, Vuil & Glass.
2000 Königsfelder Festspiele, Windisch, Switzerland. Performed in Anima et Corpo by James Sutherland.
1996-01 Theater Dortmund, Germany, Dir. Rossa/ Ravaz. Performed in Giselle and La Fille Mal Garde and other by Rossa. Pretty Ugly/Miller. Ordinary Events/Horta. Cinderella/Lin, Purcell Pieces/Christe. Other Ballets..
  1. soloist-roles in Swanlake/Dendy, Romeo and Juliet/Lin, Medea/Renshaw and Woyzeck/Hustert.
1996 Bad Wildbad, Germany. Danced the role of Hamlet in Hamlet Variationen by Thorsten Kreissig.
1995-96 Luzerner Ballett-Switzerland. Director: Thorsten Kreissig. Performed in Jeu de Cartes and Brouillards by Cranko, Research, Crazy Clips and other by Kreissig.
1994-95 Artnocorp Dance Company, Director: Jaqueline Beck. Performed in Wasserland.
1994 Königsfelder Festspiele, Windisch, Switzerland. Dir. Jean Deroc. Works by Jean Deroc and James Sutherland.
1993-94 Basel Ballet-Switzerland, Director: Youri Vamos. Performed in : Spartakus, Der Nussknacker, Dornröschen by Vamos and other ballets.
1992-93 Ballet Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Director: Michael Uthoff. Performed in : The Nutcracker/Clifford, Sinfonia Danzante (1. soloist part), Romeo&Juliet and Symphony No.80, by Uthoff and other ballets.
1990-92 Cleveland Ballet, Ohio, USA, Director: Dennis Nahat. Performed in : The Nutcracker/Nahat, Theme and Variations/Ballanchine, Romeo and Juliet/Nahat, Coppelia/Nahat, Fall River Legend/DeMille, other.
1991 The Pantomime Theatre-Copenhagen-Denmark. Director: Palle Jacobsen Performed in : Carnaval/Jacobsen, Sylvia/Graf , other.
1990 Berkshire Ballet, Pittsfield-MA/Albany-NY, USA, Director: Madeline Culpo Performed in : Giselle/Igor Yuoskewich and Mixed rep.
1990 Lake Erie Ballet, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, Director: Jeff Satinoff. Performed in : Untitled Bach and other works by Satinoff.
1989-90 Connecticut Ballet Theatre-Stamford-Connecticut, USA, Dir. Brett Raphael. Performed in: The Nutcracker/Raphael, Simple Gifts/Ann Reinking, Strays/Lila York, Sleeping Beauty/Raphael/Petipa and other Ballets.
1987-89 John Cranko School Performances, Stuttgart-Germany. Repertoire : Jeu de Cartes/John Cranko, Raymonda/Petipa and other ballets. Performed as a student in performances with the Stuttgart Ballet, Dir. Marcia Haydee. Repertoire: Sleeping Beauty/Haydee/Petipa, Trois Gnossiennes/van Manen, other. Stuttgart Opera Ballet. Repertoire: Soldaten/Zimmermann, Der Karottenkoenig/J.Offenbach. International Tour with Stuttgart Opera, performing Soldaten: Strasbourg-France, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Kirov Theatre Leningrad.
1986 Deutsche Oper an der Rhein, Dusseldorf, Germany. Performed as a student in La Fille Mal Garde/Walther, Romeo and Juliet/Walther, other.
1985 Changing Dance Group, Copenhagen, Denmark, Director: Jose Brown - Performing member
   
        Education
   
1984-86 Copenhagen-Denmark. Studies with Astra Sterns (New York City Ballet), Ralph Grant (Dance Theatre of Harlem), Anne Lærkesen and Niels Kehlet (Royal Danish Ballet).
1986-87 State Ballet Academy of Cologne, Cologne-Germany. Studies with Peter Vondruschka (Deutsche Oper an der Rhein), Andreij Ziemski (The Twentiethcentury Ballet and Maurice Bejart).
1987-89 Stuttgart, Germany. John Cranko School, studies with Heinz Clauss (Stuttgart Ballet ), Bernd Berg (Stuttgart Ballet), Bernhard Russo (Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets).
1989-90 Full Scholarship at Joffrey Ballet School, New York City. Studies with John Magnus, Trinette Singleton (Joffrey Ballet).
1990 Full Scholarship at David Howards Studios, New York.