MICHAEL LOEHR’S NEWS

Here’s what happened lately and what’s coming up soon. Pics, vids, interviews, reviews, announcements and random bits of inspiration. We are all migrants! Bless the mad!

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday #1

I guess Throwback Thursday is pretty self-explanatory. So here is a new edit of some old footage from SUNNY at Philharmonie de Paris:
Continue Reading

An invitation to let go

It was such a pleasure to work with Scottish Dance Theatre and to finally see THE CIRCLE come to life last weekend. The world premiere at Dundee Rep was a real success and I can’t wait to see how the piece will develop throughout SDT’s upcoming tour. Here’s how Kelly Apter from The Scotsman experienced these first shows:
Continue Reading

A metropolitan dance

Dansa. Quinzena Metropolitana is a young festival that aims to put dance at the centre of cultural life. Its second edition presented almost 200 performances in 9 cities: Badalona, Barcelona, Cornellà de Llobregat, El Prat de Llobregat, Esplugues de Llobregat, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Viladecans. Photographer Luis San Andrés documented our shows at SAT! in Barcelona...
Continue Reading

Wide Awake

I’ve been teaching OPEN CLASSES at Tanzhaus NRW and the Profitraining Freiburg @ E-Werk recently. More dates in Cologne and Berlin are coming up soon. To satisfy the prying eyes I keep noticing whenever dancers pass my laptop here’s my current playlist:
Continue Reading

A little something

Silvana Ranaudo from Nuova Officina della Danza invited me to teach a workshop for her students in Torino, Italy. Besides my usual focus on floorwork I tried to introduce the students to the awkwardness of Something Machine. We spent some time exploring movement material from THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS. Here are some impressions:
Continue Reading
1 2 3 16

UPCOMING DATES

SACRE / WORKS (excerpts) / NEW WORK @ Vaison Danses 2019
24.07.2019

EGD SUMMER INTENSIVE @ DAF
27.07. – 31.07.2019

OPEN CLASSES @ Marameo
19.08. – 23.08.2019

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.