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!

Tenworks turns Works

Here is a brand new teaser for WORKS (originally TENWORKS, a collaboration between Emanuel Gat Dance and Ballet de l’Opera de Lyon), filmed and edited by Julia Gat! The new version of this production will start touring in Spring 2018 with a first show at Théâtre de l’Olivier in Istres, France. Have a look:
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Watched!

While preparing for SOMETHING MACHINE’s residency at Seoul Dance Center and researching on the themes of observation and surveillance, i came across the exhibition Watched! Surveillance, Art and Photography, a collaboration between the Hasselblad Foundation, Valand Academy, Kunsthal Aarhus, Galleri Image, ARoS and C/O Berlin. Watched! is part of a research initiated by Louise Wolthers, Head of Research at the...
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Totally Wired

What song did you play when we did… is always one of the most popular questions when i teach my classes and workshops. I’m a total music nerd, I know there’s nothing better than discovering new music that you instantly adore. So go ahead, browse through the playlist for my classes at Munich DancePAT and keep on shaking!
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The winners are…

I don’t really know what to say except that i feel blessed and flattered beyond words to receive a mention in TANZ magazine’s annual international critics poll in the ‘Male Dancer of the Year’ category. It’s definitely a huge boost of motivation to continue pushing myself further and further. Thank you Agnès Izrine for your support and your very kind...
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Duo #5 by Emanuel Gat

Oh the pinkness!

Julia Gat made this gorgeous trailer of Duo #5, a site specific project created for and performed during Montpellier Danse 2017. Working with a clear framework of rules and tasks, the idea of Emanuel Gat’s DUOS was to place real time choreography in a public space. It was an opportunity for the audience to catch a glimpse of how a...
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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.