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Michael Loehr
2019 Done

2019 Done, 2020 Here i come

THANKS for all the fun in 2019! THANKS for all the professional opportunities and challenges, THANKS for all the insane nights and days out, and THANKS for sharing so many precious moments with me you beautiful people!
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Kakooosh @ Weserhalle

KAKOOOSH

Karolina Szymura invited me to create a live music set for Weserhalle Berlin, sort of as a companion piece to the screening of Emanuel & Julia Gat's short film DUO. I re-used existing material and put it into a new context...
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At home in strange places

I just finished a week of OPEN CLASSES at Marameo Berlin. Thanks to all of you guys who joined with so much curiosity and energy, that was really fun! I promised to publish my playlist, so here it is...
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Throwback Thursday #1

I guess Throwback Thursday is pretty self-explanatory, but this is Throwback Thursday with a twist. Here is a brand new edit made from Julia Gat's footage of SUNNY at Philharmonie de Paris last spring...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Attempts without worth

STRUT Dance - The National Choreographic Center of Western Australia chose Something Machine as one of the recipients of their sought-after SEED residencies and invited us to work in Perth for two weeks. We prepared a 30min installation piece that we presented at King Street Arts Center as a conclusion of our residency...
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Where the music dances

EMANUEL GAT. CET ESPACE OÙ DANSE LA MUSIQE is a comprehensive collection of articles about the work of the choreographer Emanuel Gat. The book contains contributions by Bérengère Alfort, Thomas Hahn, Jessica Piris, Mabru Lothaire and Christophe Martin and is compiled by the french journalist and dance critic Philippe Verrièle...
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