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...

One, Two, Three, Four

Thanks for another great week of classes at Tanzhaus NRW! I’m happy to be back soon. For all music junkies out there (and for everyone asking me for the name of a song or the name of an artist during class), here’s my current teaching playlist. I hope you’ll discover some new music that you love. And if you think...
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EGD Summer Intensive 2018

When in Rome

Emanuel Gat Dance will hold a five day Summer Intensive in Rome, aimed at professional dancers as well as dance students and young dancers making their first steps as professional dance artists. The Summer Intensive will be held in two separate groups (16-22 years old and 22-35 years old) and will be led by Sara Wilhelmsson and myself. Emanuel will...
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Lost in another world

Berlinale 2018 was one of my first highlights of the year. There’s nothing more satisfying and rewarding than getting lost in another world, and there’s no better time to get lost than during the annual Berlin International Film Festival. As one of the great masters of cinema put it:
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The early bird saves the money

I’m excited that Marameo Berlin invited me to teach a two day workshop focusing on my work with Emanuel Gat Dance. It will be a choreographic workshop for professional dancers with the aim to give an insight into the creative process behind Emanuel Gat’s creations. Simple tasks focusing on co-dependence and interrelation will be combined into complex multi-layered choreographic structures,...
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Milena & Michael

Milenas & Michaels

This one is for the dance nerds: On the occasion of our upcoming shows at Teatro San Ferdinando in Naples I wanna share two videos of Emanuel Gat’s MILENA & MICHAEL with you. One is a full documentation of the 17 minute duet we created during our residency at Maison de la Danse de Lyon, the other one is a recording...
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UPCOMING DATES

STORY WATER @ Festival d’Avignon 2018
19.07. – 23.07. in Avignon, France
(WORLD PREMIERE)

EMANUEL GAT DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE @ Dance Arts Faculty
01.08. – 05.08. in Rome, Italy

THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS @ Tanzfabrik Berlin
13.08. – 17.08. in Berlin, Germany

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.