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...

anu – DJ Directory Mix #18

I’ve been listening to this mix full of Japanese awesomeness for days now. Croatian-based Dimensions Festival recently launched a program that highlights up-and-coming talents in a regular mix series in order to introduce them to a bigger audience. This 18th edition off their DJ Directory is a super fun mix from London-based DJ and illustrator anu. Taking a break from...
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Milena and Michael by Emanuel Gat

Vignale Monferrato Festival 2017

I just arrived back home in Berlin after four great days in beautiful Vignale and Moncalvo. We performed a double bill of MILENA & MICHAEL and SACRE, and created a site specific event called POLYDUOS for the gorgeous Orsolina 28. A tour combining a weird wrestling dance, a stressful salsa party, fun body painting with Yifat Gat and lots of...
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Tenworks by Emanuel Gat

It’s done!

It’s done! We premiered Emanuel Gat’s new full length creation TENWORKS (for Jean-Paul) at Montpellier Danse 2017 together with the dancers of the Ballet de Lyon. If you speak french (or know how to use Google Translate) check out a few of our reviews:
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Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 8

David Lynch is always an inspiration and Twin Peaks is easily my all time favourite TV show, but what aired yesterday night on Showtime just blew my mind. I was literally sitting in front of my laptop with my mouth hanging open. It’s somewhat satisfying and soothing that a show like this can still exist in mainstream television: A true...
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Something Machine goes Korea

I’m super happy to announce that SOMETHING MACHINE got invited for a first residency at Seoul Dance Center! We’ll be working on our production THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS from 18 – 29th September 2017. Thanks so much for this opportunity, no machine can be happier about this machine!
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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.