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Performance Project CREATURES OF THE WILD by Sita Ostheimer at b12

SITA OSTHEIMER former dancer with hofesh shechter

each performance project is limited to around 15 people. the performance projects last for 1, 2 or 3 weeks. as a closer of the festival, they will be presented all together two times in dock 11, a theater in the center of berlin.

sita ostheimer’s performance project runs 1 week (7 workshop days):
10th through the 14th of july 2017 during 5:00pm – 9:00pm
15th and 16th of july 2017 during 4:00pm – 6:00pm /
2 evening performances on the 15th and 16th of july with extra rehearsals

where: Berlin, Germany

application deadline: April 2nd 2017.

sita will guide the participants through an improvisations technique, which sita uses to give the dancers an understanding of the connection between mind and body. it is a game of images, situations, feelings, rhythms, and embodying those. her work is built on fast rhythmical changes of qualities, emotions and images.

the movement language is expressive, fluent, sensual and grounded. ostheimer’s collaboration with many choreographers, such as hofesh shechter and itzik galili, has influenced her approach to movement, work and life. the unique animalistic movement language that arises from the human instinct is her particular and peculiar signature in dance.

studied at the dr. hoch’s konservatorium and the university of music and performance arts in frankfurt am main. after that she joined ms schrittmacher in oldenburg, worked with galili dance (itzik galili), and then continued her career in amsterdam with krisztina de chatel. in june 2008, she joined the hofesh shechter company in london.

as a choreographer she created “noble thinking” (2011), “accompany” (2012) and “dissimilar foxes” (2014) for shechter’s “in good company”. as a freelance choreographer, she created “metanoia” (sweden), “balter” (corfu), “mangata” (singapore) and, in addition, works on restaging hofesh shechter’s works at companies, such as edge ’13, ndt i, staatstheater kassel, ballet basel, staatsballet berlin, aterballetto, staatstheater darmstadt and wiesbaden.

she teaches classes and workshops regularly at various schools, universities and companies, such as sead, salzburg; nod, torino; one small step festival, corfu; b12, berlin; and zzt, koln.

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to apply: in order to apply send us an email at researchordie[at] with the workshops you would like to take and a short bio. you can also provide us with a video link and a short paragraph about your motivation for each workshop. no must. once received, we’ll follow up with a personalized email confirmation.


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