ANNE-MAREIKE HESS (D/LUX) is a dancer and choreographer educated at the Conservatory and at TROIS C-L in Luxembourg, at the HfMDK in Frankfurt/Main and at HZT Inter-University Center for Dance in Berlin (Master in Choreography).
Anne-Mareike’s own choreographies have been shown at different festivals in Europe and Canada. In 2008 she was part of the international exchange project "Dance Roads” and was invited to the Festival Repérages in Lille. Her recent productions “I believe that we are having a dialogue”, “Tanzwut” and “Synchronization in process” have toured to a number of venues and festivals throughout Europe. Since some years Anne-Mareike works in close collaboration with TROIS C-L in Luxembourg and Inkonst in Malmö. She is an associated artist at Weld in Stockholm. In 2017/2018 Anne-Mareike is supported by the Grand Luxe network.
In 2017 in the context of her ongoing research on "emotional bodies", Anne-Mareike has created “Give me a reason to feel” (produced by the Théâtre de la Ville d’Esch and coproduced by the Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg). For 2018 she is preparing a solo entiteld "Warrior" (working titel), to be premiered in december.
As a performer Anne-Mareike has been working a.o. with William Forsythe (Human Writes), Eeva Muilu, Rosalind Goldberg (“MIT” and “Jump with me”), Ingri Fiksdal (“cosmic body”) and Miriam Horwitz (“Nijinsky”). She has worked as a dramaturge for Marina Tenorio, Lea Martini and Lea Moro.
2012 Anne-Mareike was awarded with Prize for emerging artists by the “Stiftung zur Förderung junger Talente”, Luxembourg. 2015 Anne-Mareike was awarded with the “Danzpraïs” from Ministry of Culture in Luxembourg.
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