Andreas Abele is a choreographer and teacher for modern and contemporary dance techniques.

He studied German literature and linguistics at the Munich LMU-University and afterwards got his dance education at the Iwanson School in Munich. In addition he completed his studies in Graham-, Humphrey-Limon- and Cunningham-Technique as well as in Release Techniques with renowned Teachers in the USA and in Europe and is now constantly running his own research, trying to improve and advance technique, body-language and teaching methods.

He danced for various Munich companies, among them ArtGenosseN and the ballet company of the Munich Opera as well as for the Susan Quinn Dance Company in Salzburg.

 

 

1985 he was co-founder of the company Dance Energy, 1990/91 of the company Meiers. In 1995 he founded his own company GROUP 95.

Apart from choreographies for these groups he created works for ArtGenosseN, ETA-Tanztheater, Iwanson student company and the Kaewon School for Art and Design in Korea.

In 2009 and 2010 he was member of the jury at the Seoul International Dance Competition (Korea).

His teaching includes assignments at the Orff-Institute and at SEAD in Salzburg, Iwanson School in Munich and a visiting professorship at the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul. He teaches Workshops in all Germany and the neighboring European countries, e.g. at the Tanzwerkstatt Europa.

In 2003 he joined Eva M. Bader in the management of tanz impulse münchen. At this studio most of his classes are now beeing held.

Between 1998 and 2015 he was member of Tanztendenz München e.V., the representant association of munich based choreographers. There from 2004 to 2010 and from 2013 to 2015 he was member of the board. In that time he had a substancial part in establishing Schwere Reiter Tanz - the new venue for Contemporary Dance in Munich.

in April of 2010 he was awarded the Isadora of the Iwanson-Sixt-Stiftung for his contribution in establishing the Munich Dance Scene.

 
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