Studied from 2000 until 2010 at Palucca School Dresden, graduated as a diplomate dancer. In 2009 she got the Arnhold Esther Seligman Scolarship.
She worked with choreographers like Emily Molnar (C), Yeona Yu (K), Rosie Herrera(US), Yuval Pick(F), Amanda K. Miller(US), Nora Schott, Johanna Roggan, Miriam Welk, Alexandra Karabelas (GER). Danced in international shows in: Amsterdam, Paris, Montreal, Skopje, New York City, Durham.
She founded go plastic as an artist duo in 2010. In 2012 she changed it together with Susan Schubert into a dance company.
In 2013 she got the Arras Award 2013, since April 2016 she’s with her company go plastic the first Associate Artist in HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts Dresden.
JohannaRoggan founded the guts company in 2013. For the season 2015/ 16 to 2016/ 17 she and hercompany received the two year funding "Doppelpass" by the German Federal Cultural Foundation together with theSocietaetstheater Dresden. In 2017 her dance-theatre piece Das Eigene/HEIMAT won the dance award of the free state of Saxony Ursula-Cain-advancementaward.
In 2017/18 Johanna is one out of four artistic directors of the TANZFONDS ERBE project "BautznerStraße 107, Past Present Furture" funded by the German Federal CulturalFoundation which includes symposia, specialist conferences, performances andeducation programs focussing the dance icon Mary Wigman. The project isinitiated by the non-profit organisation Villa Wigman für TANZ e.V.
Anna Till, dancer choreographer, b. 1983, Germany, lives and works in Dresden.
She studied „Dance, Context, Choreography“ at HZT Berlin and „Cultural Theory“ at Unversity Lüneburg.
Her own and collaborative choreographic works were presented at Berlin (Sophiensaele, Akademie der Künste), Düsseldorf (tanzhaus NRW), Leipzig (Schaubühne Lindenfels, LOFFT), Dresden (European Centre of the Arts - HELLERAU, Motorenhalle), Kosice (Tabacka Kulturfabrik, Kasarne Kulturpark), Prague (PONEC Theatre), Israel (Room Dances Festival Tel Aviv/ Jerusalem) and Santiago de Chile (NAVE) - amongst others. HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts is an important cooperation partner and workplace in Dresden.
2012 she received the danceweb scholarship together with a scholarship by Goethe-Institut. 2013/14 she realized „undo, redo and repeat“ - a reflection on dance history funded by German Federal Cultural Foundation, which has been presented as performance, exhibition and website and toured to many venues. 2015 she was choreographer in residence in Kosice (SVK). Since 2016 she takes part in „SHIFTING REALITIES“, an artistic exchange between german and african choreographers organized by HELLERAU Dresden, tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf and École des Sables (SEN).
Born in Monaco in 1979, Alice Blangero first became interested in the art of portraiture photography before moving to Paris between 2005 and 2010 to immerse herself in the world of musicians, actors and artists. In 2010, she had her first collaboration with Jean-Christophe Maillot for the centenary celebrations of the Russian Ballet. It was through this project that she discovered ballet as an artistic medium whose goals of portraying emotion and artistic sensitivity aligned with her own desires for her work.
Born in Dresden in 1987.Studied jazz / rock / pop guitar at the Jazz & Rock School of Freiburg as well as the Newark Music College in Dublin, graduating with a BFA in Jazz Performance. After many years as a guitar teacher in Freiburg, Dublin and Dresden the composer, performer, sideman and studio musician is involved in a variety of projects of various genres, among others. with Tinted House, The Gentle Lurch, Wayne Graham, Taconeo, Lestat Vermon, The Lavender Follies, Fragiland, Axis Vein Toe, In the Loop, Woods of Birnam, Acoustic Jukebox, and many others.
Barret graduated from The Juilliard School in 2009 with a Bachelors of Music with Scholastic Distinction, and in 2010 with a Masters of Music. Interdisciplinary work with choreographers and pop musicians has led to a number of compositions and productions, including orchestral premieres at the Pacific Northwest Ballet for newly-choreographed ballets and arrangements for a number of Seattle-based musical artists.
Born in 1974 in Rennes, Samuel Thery went to school in Sèvres where he gained his vocational training certificate in music. After graduating, he decided to work in theatre.
While the job of sound engineer seemed a logical choice for this drummer, it was lighting that caught his imagination.
The abundance of colors and the search for effects rapidly became his primary passion. For nearly ten years, he worked for the big names in French theatre and was involved in designing the lighting for monumental stages.
In 2010, he discovered the world of dance with its rules and codes that differed from those used for large-scale shows. He has therefore developed a different way of listening in order to reflect the widest possible range of emotions. Light is no longer simply an accessory.
Involved in "Terrasses" in July 2010, organized in the open air by the Ballet de Monte-Carlo, he worked with Jean-Christophe Maillot for the first time in creating the lighting. He worked with the choreographer again "Opus 50" and on this occasion, joined the Ballet de Monte-Carlo.
Born in Washington, DC, Ian studied ballet at the Kirov Academy, under the instruction of Anatoli Kucheruk, before joining the Vienna State Ballet in 2005.
In 2008, Ian joined Aaron Watkin's Semperoper Ballet and has had the opportunity to work with choreographers such as, David Dawson, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián and Mats Ek.
Since 2009, Ian has been the resident photographer for the Semperoper Ballet and has collaborated on crafting an ongoing image campaign for the ballet.
In 2013, the Ballettbroschüre der Spielzeit 12/13 produced by Fons Hickmann m23, was the winner of the Type Directors Club of New York award.
As a visual artist, Ian's work includes interactive performances, mixed media theater, gallery installations and film projects.