Kreativer Kindertanz 1 & 2
Born in Prague, Czech Republic. She completed her dance training at the Dance Conservatory in Prague. A scholarship from Birgit Keil dance foundation led her to postgraduate studies at the Academy of dance in Mannheim.
In 1999 she became a Soloist at the National Theater in Mannheim, where she danced for 17 seasons. For outstanding artistic achievements she received the Arnold-Peterson-Preis in 2008.
She worked with choreographers such as Kevin O'Day, Dominique Dumais, Philippe Lizon, Bridget Breiner, Pieter de Ruiter, Antonio Gomez, Emily Molnar, Lukas Timulak.
Her own choreographies were created for the Choreographic Workshop in the Studio Werkhaus of the National Theater Mannheim and for the Theater Felina-Areal Mannheim. Since 2016 she is a freelance dancer at International Ballet Galas, at fundraising dance performances and in various dance projects. Together with Julie Pécard, Robert Glumbek and Kevin O'Day, she created dance piece Triggers in June 2019 at Eintanzhaus.
She is also a pedagogue at the Academy of Dance in Mannheim, she teaches Ballett classes at Aki Kato Tanzforum and Creativ children's dance at Eintanzhaus.
Adult Movement Exploration and JDC Training
Sarah Herr is a freelance dancer, choreographer, circus educator and cultural mediator/cultural manager (M.A.) with a focus on diversity and migration. She completed her dance training in the Netherlands and in Freiburg im Breisgau. Since 2010 she has been dancing in various ensembles and dance companies in the Netherlands, Israel and Germany. With Meret Rufener (CH), she founded the 5elefants tanzkollektiv in 2016, which has since been working at the intersection of dance, performance and movement theater.
Adult Movement Exploration / Monday Workshop
Martina Martín studied at the Royal Conservatory of Dance in Madrid. Upon her graduation in 2012, she joined balletMainz as an apprentice under the direction of Pascal Touzeau. Since 2020 she lives and works in Mannheim. As a guest artist and guest choreographer, she has worked internationally including caraBdanza, Proart and veozDanza México. She has also worked with Staatstheater Karlsruhe as well as with NostosTanzTheater. Festivals and competitions she has participated in include Ibérica Contemporánea 2017 and Ibérica Contemporánea Dance Competition where she won the first prize for her choreographic work. In 2019, she had the chance to develop her work Cartes Postales d’un Migrant in collaboration with musician Pepe Pereira and the dance company Led Silhouette.