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...
Sunny by Emanuel Gat

It’s Sunny in Germany

SUNNY by Emanuel Gat & Awir Leon is back! After a half-year break the piece is finally touring again with Thomas Bradley, Pétér Juhász and Emma Mouton joining the cast. Until the end of the year we will still perform in Rouen and Mulhouse (FR). The next year will bring us to several cities in Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden and...
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Run Motherfucker Run

One of my big pleasures when spending a week in another city is to explore the local art scene – stroll aimlessly through the streets and do some gallery hopping, if possible get in touch with local artists, and of course explore the variety of museums. While in Frankfurt, I managed to see 3 group exhibitions: I AM A PROBLEM...
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Down is the new up

I just finished teaching two weeks of Open Classes at Tanzhaus NRW and Tanzplattform Rhein-Main. Very inspiring to meet all those dancers hungry to move forward and sweat with me. Like usual, I wanna share my playlist with anyone interested. I’m totally in love with the new King Krule, so start with THE OOZ but go ahead and listen to...
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Tenworks turns Works

Here is a brand new teaser for WORKS (originally TENWORKS, a collaboration between Emanuel Gat Dance and Ballet de l’Opera de Lyon), filmed and edited by Julia Gat! The new version of this production will start touring in Spring 2018 with a first show at Théâtre de l’Olivier in Istres, France. Have a look:
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Watched!

While preparing for SOMETHING MACHINE’s residency at Seoul Dance Center and researching on the themes of observation and surveillance, i came across the exhibition Watched! Surveillance, Art and Photography, a collaboration between the Hasselblad Foundation, Valand Academy, Kunsthal Aarhus, Galleri Image, ARoS and C/O Berlin. Watched! is part of a research initiated by Louise Wolthers, Head of Research at the...
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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.