ANNE-MAREIKE HESS (D/LUX) is a choreographer and dancer. She studied at the Conservatory in Luxembourg, at the HfMDK in Frankfurt/Main and at HZT Inter-University Center for Dance in Berlin (Master in Choreography).
Anne-Mareike dedicates herself to the body with a high analytical ability and great precision. Her interest lies in bodies on the edge, touching physical and psychological borders and searching for transformation.
Her productions “I believe that we are having a dialogue” (2012), “Tanzwut”(2014) and “Synchronization in process”(2016) have toured to a number of venues and festivals throughout Europe. In 2017 she created “Give me a reason to feel” (coproduced by the Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg). End of 2018 will be the premier of a new solo entitled "Warrior”.
Since some years Anne-Mareike works in close collaboration with TROIS C-L in Luxembourg, Skogen in Gothenburg and Inkonst in Malmö. She is an associated artist at Weld in Stockholm. In 2017/2018/2019 Anne-Mareike is supported by the Grand Luxe network.
As a performer Anne-Mareike has been working a.o. with William Forsythe (Human Writes), Rosalind Goldberg (“MIT” and “Jump with me”) and Ingri Fiksdal (“cosmic body”). She has worked as a dramaturge for 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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