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...

A nod to NOD

Apply now for my workshop at Nuova Officina Della Danza (NOD) in Torino, Italy! It will be an intense week of exploring my approach to contemporary technique and floorwork. The workshop will develop from pure body-work / work-out exercises towards complex choreographic sequences. Some of the basic principles which are constantly worked with are: finding, strengthening and shifting the center, resting...
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Dance against prejudice

Tanec Praha just celebrated its 30th anniversary, presenting a total of one hundred events and attracting over 9.000 visitors in Prague and all over the Czech Republic. Under the motto Dance against prejudice this year’s edition presented productions by Jiří Kylián, Eun Me-Ahn, Louise Lecavalier, Germaine Arcogny, Emanuel Gat & Awir Leon and many more. From the gorgeous apartments to the...
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In good company

Emmanuelle Bouchez from French cultural magazine Télérama visited us during our residency at La FabricA last May in Avignon. She spent some days with us in order to observe the creation process of STORY WATER, talk to Emanuel about his career and his working methods, and interview some of the dancers (including myself) about their experiences in the company. Have...
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The Unfinished Dance

DUOS is a series of very special projects that combine live choreography by the dancers of Emanuel Gat Dance with the visual art of painter Yifat Gat. Both elements, the choreographic process and the process of painting, happen live in front of an audience. Last month, Chaillot Nomade presented DUOS at Théâtre National de Chaillot (DUO #1-2), Musée d’art moderne de...
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Nothing is really new

Somehow we tend to get intimidated once we enter a theatre to see a dance show. There’s a fear that we don’t understand what it’s all about, that there’s a hidden message that needs to be deciphered. But you don’t have to know a lot about dance to enjoy SUNNY. We’ve all danced before, we’ve all listened to music before, we’ve...
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UPCOMING DATES

STORY WATER @ Festival d’Avignon 2018
19.07. – 23.07. in Avignon, France
(WORLD PREMIERE)

EMANUEL GAT DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE @ Dance Arts Faculty
01.08. – 05.08. in Rome, Italy

THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS @ Tanzfabrik Berlin
13.08. – 17.08. in Berlin, 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.