Lago Dance Fest has the pleasure to have as gust during the edition of Lago Film Fest 2018, Marcel Leemann, coreographer and director of Marcel Leemann physical Dance Theatre.
Marcel Leemann will present a unique site specific workshop, with the purpose to investigate the spaces of Lago and where the streets, the lake and the houses will become the wings and the setting of a stunning and unique site specific performance.
“Dance the place” installation’s practise connected with dance:
. dedicated to professional dancers, no professional dancers with a propensity and passion for the movements, students of dance school
. 6 h daily of workshop site specific from 24th to 27th of July
. age 0-99
. final performance with all the participants on friday 27th of July at 21:30
Marcel Leemann was born in 1969 in Zurich. After completing his apprenticeship as a carpenter, he studied dance at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart and at the Hungarian State Ballet School in Budapest. He danced at theaters and in companies in Rome, Budapest, Dresden, Lucerne and Bern. As an independent choreographer he is on the road with his own company Marcel Leemann Physical Dance Theater. Leemann was involved in several productions as a choreographer, as at the Theater St. Gallen, slaughterhouse theater, Lucerne Theater, Oldenburg State Theater, the German Opera Berlin, United stages Bolzano, Theater Magdeburg and the Concert Theater Bern. He is an integral part of the Junge Bühne Bern where he has been responsible for youth projects for many years.