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 rehearsal day with Something Machine

Thinking Dancers

What just happened here? • A rehearsal day with Something Machine • The 2nd Excessive Rudeness • Pansun Kim • Michael Loehr • Genevieve Osbone • Milena Twiehaus • Thinking dancers • No idiots • Instant replay • Right or wrong? • The strongest section • Information overload • She cooknektor • Chuck • Petite finale • Thank you!
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Danse!

The new theatre season is about to kick off and my first show will be STORY WATER with Emanuel Gat Dance and the brilliant Ensemble Modern at Beethovenfest in Bonn next week. Just in time Julia Gat finished editing a brand new teaser, filmed at the world premiere in Avignon last month. I totally can’t wait for this production to start touring and...
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Curtain’s Up

CURTAIN’S UP is a short film celebrating the practice of Transcendental Meditation. It features David Lynch and Stella McCartney and was created by the Los Angeles based creative studio Tête-à-Tête for Nowness. For once I have nothing much to add, the film speaks pretty much for itself…
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Growing in Slow Motion

I can’t believe it’s already been one and a half years that I’ve been teaching home in Berlin. So happy to be back at Marameo for a full week of Open Classes. Looking forward to that crazy energy that you Berliners always bring to the dance studio! Since I know that you guys are always curious about my playlist, here’s...
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Excessive Facts Pt. I

In preparation for our upcoming residency at STRUT Dance in Perth Something Machine (Pansun Kim, Genevieve Osborne, Milena Twiehaus and I) met at Tanzfabrik Berlin this week to continue working on THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS. As part of our research into the theme of observation we started collecting a whole bunch of (more or less) related facts:
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UPCOMING DATES

WORKS @ Maison de la Danse Istres
17.09. – 18.09. in Istres, France

WORKSHOP @ NOD
24.09. – 28.09. in Turin, Italy

OPEN CLASSES @ Marameo
01.10. – 05.10. 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.