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!

Drift and Fury

Dance journalist Thomas Hahn describes STORY WATER as “One of the best French dance companies and one of the best contemporary German orchestras in a vibrant choreography of bodies and minds.” He elaborates that “The new creation of Emanuel Gat unfolds a surprising dramaturgy of atmospheres and energies. And it tells us about the bonds that are woven between beings to...
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Emanuel Gat's DUOS

Coloured up

There is alway something special about performing Emanuel Gat’s DUOS. You never know what’s gonna happen. Each show takes place under different circumstances, in a different setting, and with a different partner. And dancing in full body paint (created spontaneously by artist Yifat Gat for each show, sometimes in front of the audience) can be both unsettling and empowering. The...
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It’s a wrap!

2018 is a wrap and it’s time to say thank you for a year full of exciting projects! I feel really really lucky that I’m able to work with so many great people and institutions around the world. I performed 35 times across 7 countries, spent 10 weeks creating (and restaging) 5 different works with Emanuel Gat Dance, Scottish Dance...
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Gat fam playlist

Electric Warm Arse

Get your groove on with the Gat fam! If you ever wondered what we listen to when we warm up our tired bodies before a show, here’s a little playlist with some selected tracks from before (and after) our recent shows at deSingel in Antwerp. Hope you enjoy the ride…
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Gran Torino

I’ll be teaching another workshop at Nuova Officina Della Danza (NOD) in Torino coming March and you can already apply now! It will be an intense week of exploring my approach to contemporary technique and choreography. The workshop will develop from pure body-work / work-out exercises through  towards complex choreographic sequences. Some of the basic principles which are constantly worked with are:...
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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.