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...

Floating Reflections

Most of the time travel days are pretty boring but occasionally they can also turn out to be very productive. I’m on my way from Milan to Turin to teach a workshop for the students of Nuova Officina Della Danza and I just finished compiling my playlist for the coming week. As always I’m happy to share my music with...
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Love at first sight

After a much celebrated World Premiere in Avignon, it was about time to start touring STORY WATER, time to figure out how the piece would work and evolve in different settings and with different audiences. Beethovenfest at the Opera House in Bonn was the perfect start for this adventure, and it was a lot of fun, certainly for us on...
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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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UPCOMING DATES

DUOS / STORY WATER @ deSingel
14.12. – 15.12. in Antwerp, Belgium

STORY WATER @ Théâtre National de Chaillot
10.01. – 13.01. in Paris, France

NEW WORK @ Scottish Dance Theatre
14.01. – 18.01. in Dundee, Scotland

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.