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. Remember we are all migrants! Bless the mad!

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My Secret Weapons

After the cold, hard facts of my survey analysis, I thought it would be a good idea to balance this out with something more personal. I thought it would be a nice idea to open my gym bag and introduce you to my secret weapons when touring...
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An Analysis

When I kicked off my project on sports science and dance earlier this year, it was clear to me that I wanted to do a wide-ranging survey within the professional dance community as a first move. Here are the results...
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Black Water (Genepil's Parade) - A soundtrack commissioned by Emanuel Gat Dance and Théâtre National de Chaillot for an exhibition of garments by Thomas Bradley. Preview Photo.

Black Water

BLACK WATER (GENEPIL'S PARADE) is an unused soundtrack, originally commissioned by Emanuel Gat Dance and Théâtre National de Chaillot for DÉFILÉ, an exhibition in motion showcasing garments by Thomas Bradley...
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Size vs. Strength

The majority of dancers still struggle with the idea of incorporating strength training into their daily routine, and this is probably still due to a huge misconception. Strength training is not the same as bodybuilding...
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Everything you did and didn’t know about warm-ups

Dance warm ups are always a difficult and wide-ranging topic. Especially for freelancers, who even in larger companies often use their own warm-up program to prepare for the day, this work phase serves many different functions...
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DIS-TANZ-SOLO RESEARCH

DIS-TANZ-SOLO
Sports science as a tool for movement optimisation, injury prevention & performance enhancement in the work practice of contemporary dancers

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.