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...

The early bird saves the money

I’m excited that Marameo Berlin invited me to teach a two day workshop focusing on my work with Emanuel Gat Dance. It will be a choreographic workshop for professional dancers with the aim to give an insight into the creative process behind Emanuel Gat’s creations. Simple tasks focusing on co-dependence and interrelation will be combined into complex multi-layered choreographic structures,...
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Milena & Michael

Milenas & Michaels

This one is for the dance nerds: On the occasion of our upcoming shows at Teatro San Ferdinando in Naples I wanna share two videos of Emanuel Gat’s MILENA & MICHAEL with you. One is a full documentation of the 17 minute duet we created during our residency at Maison de la Danse de Lyon, the other one is a recording...
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The Iron Dobbin 1933

Attempts without worth

ATTEMPTS WITHOUT WORTH V.1 Everyone here remembers my horse. Is facing the right horse even wrong? Can’t the eel walk 5 Steps? With snaps and stabs it flew. The guy gradually climbs the horse and sees his purse rise off his seat. He’s so up himself, his reflection vomits confidence. You cross and he forgets to stir where he’s short....
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Story Water Preview

A tribute to creativity and innovation

STORY WATER, a collaboration between Emanuel Gat Dance and Frankfurt’s renown Ensemble Modern, has just been shortlisted for the Fedora Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet 2018. Obviously this is very exciting news and I’d be thrilled if you help to support our production with your vote on fedora-platform.com! Fedora is a platform that is cofounded by the Creative Europe...
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Sexy, yummy, wonderful!

Thank you for a totally awesome, exciting, inspiring, sweaty, sexy, adventurous, challenging, insane, fun, groovy, yummy, bold, wonderful 2017! I was absolutely lucky to perform and create with such a bunch of inspiring artists, and teach my classes and workshops for so many talented young dancers. I performed 36 shows in 7 countries, spent 9 weeks creating 6 new works...
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UPCOMING DATES

SUNNY @ Dansens Hus
24. – 25.04. in Stockholm, Sweden

STORY WATER @ La FabricA
27.04. – 05.05. in Avignon, France

3 DUETS / SACRE @ Tanzfestival Saar
08.05. in Saarlouis, Germany

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.