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...
The Iron Dobbin 1933

Attempts without worth

ATTEMPTS WITHOUT WORTH V.1 Everyone here remembers my horse. Is facing the right horse even wrong? Can’t the eel walk 5 Steps? With snaps and stabs it flew. The guy gradually climbs the horse and sees his purse rise off his seat. He’s so up himself, his reflection vomits confidence. You cross and he forgets to stir where he’s short....
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Story Water Preview

A tribute to creativity and innovation

STORY WATER, a collaboration between Emanuel Gat Dance and Frankfurt’s renown Ensemble Modern, has just been shortlisted for the Fedora Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet 2018. Obviously this is very exciting news and I’d be thrilled if you help to support our production with your vote on fedora-platform.com! Fedora is a platform that is cofounded by the Creative Europe...
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Sexy, yummy, wonderful!

Thank you for a totally awesome, exciting, inspiring, sweaty, sexy, adventurous, challenging, insane, fun, groovy, yummy, bold, wonderful 2017! I was absolutely lucky to perform and create with such a bunch of inspiring artists, and teach my classes and workshops for so many talented young dancers. I performed 36 shows in 7 countries, spent 9 weeks creating 6 new works...
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Something Machine x STRUT

The end of the year is fast approaching and holiday season is almost here, but it’s never too late to share some good news: I am beyond excited to announce that SOMETHING MACHINE‘s project THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS was chosen for STRUT Dance’s precious SEED residency program. STRUT is the National Choreographic Center of Western Australia. A huge thank you to the...
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Quitame la piel de ayer

Crack Magazine just named his critically acclaimed self-titled album ARCA their Album of the Year 2017. It’s the perfect occasion to feature one of my biggest inspirations of this year: the musical and visual world of Arca. In addition to collaborating with Björk on her recent album UTOPIA, he released his gorgeous solo album ARCA in April, he recorded three...
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UPCOMING DATES

COMPANY CLASSES @ Ballet de Lorraine
26.03. – 29.03. in Nancy, France

SUNNY @ Trafó 
12.04. – 13.04. in Budapest, Hungary

THE CIRCLE @ Scottish Dance Theatre
22.04. – 04.05. in Dundee, UK

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.