Michael Loehr is a contemporary dancer, choreographer and teacher based in Berlin, Germany. Browse through updates on his latest projects, check out new videos and photos, and discover the things that inspire his work...

Quitame la piel de ayer

Crack Magazine just named his critically acclaimed self-titled album ARCA their Album of the Year 2017. It’s the perfect occasion to feature one of my biggest inspirations of this year: the musical and visual world of Arca. In addition to collaborating with Björk on her recent album UTOPIA, he released his gorgeous solo album ARCA in April, he recorded three...
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WORKS by Emanuel Gat

S’il pleut, c’est qu’il va pleuvoir

Emanuel Gat’s latest creation TENWORKS (for Jean-Paul) premiered during the prestigious festival Montpellier Danse in June 2017. A revised and shortened version of this show will start touring from spring 2018 under the name WORKS. If you couldn’t make it to our premiere and you can’t take waiting until next year, have a look at the official video that Julia Gat...
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Self-protrait by Emanuel Gat

The facts from A to Z

On the occasion of our latest performance of the Emanuel Gat / Awir Leon collaboration piece SUNNY at Opéra de Rouen – Théâtre des Arts, Vinciane Laumonier talked with Emanuel about the creation process behind the show and his general views on choreography, music and lighting. The interview was held and published in French, please read below. Our last performance of SUNNY...
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Future Forever

Celebrating the release of UTOPIA next week (out November 24th via One Little Indian Records), my Inspiration of the Day is: Björk! Yes, it’s an obvious choice, but even 24 years after releasing her debut album her work is still groundbreaking and inspiring in so many ways. Really can’t wait to hear the full new album. If you’re a Björk fanboy...
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Less is more

I just spend my first week ever in Barcelona and I had a great time enjoying the autumn sun, (as usual) trying to find the best coffee and food in town and taking in new impressions each day. But nothing was as inspiring as Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion. It’s a truly beautiful building, full of clarity and precision...
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UPCOMING DATES

SUNNY @ La Garance
16.01. in Cavaillon, France

SUNNY @ Theater Freiburg
20.01. in Freiburg, Germany

NEW WORK by Emanuel Gat @ La FabricA
22.01. – 27.01. in Avignon, France

ABOUT

PERFORMING

Michael Loehr is a contemporary dancer who is collaborating with a number of international choreographers and companies. Enjoying the challenge to adapt to different surroundings and to switch between styles, his way of moving is characterised by both an emphasis on clarity and the joy of embracing the awkward. 

CREATING

Michael Loehr is a choreographer with a big interest in autonomous choreographic structures and a focus on discovering rather than executing. His creative skills are channelled in his own choreographies, a variety of projects that he accompanies as choreographic assistant as well as in numerous collaborations as a performer in works that require a choreographic vision.

TEACHING

Michael Loehr is teaching contemporary dance classes and workshops for professional dancers and beginners alike. Passionately believing in the potential of sharing knowledge and ideas, he considers teaching an essential part of his artistic practice.