THE TEAM
Alma Toaspern I Marlen Schumann I Ildikó Tóth I Charlie Fouchier I Nele Kohlmann

THE TEAM

Alma Toaspern I Marlen Schumann I Ildikó Tóth I
Charlie Fouchier I Nele Kohlmann

THE TEAM
Alma Toaspern I Marlen Schumann I Ildikó Tóth I Charlie Fouchier I Nele Kohlmann

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ALMA TOASPERN

The Leipzig native studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt/Main and at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels (headed by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker). She received, among others, a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) for her studies and was sponsored and co-produced as a choreographer by LOFFT – Das Theater from 2015-2018, as part of its Artist Development Programme. International appointments as a freelance dancer with artists such as Trajal Harrell, Alexandra Bachzetsis, Ioannis Mandafounis and Hermann Heisig led her, among others, to MoMa in New York, Kaaitheater in Brussels, the Beirut Art Center and The Barbican Gallery in London. She is one of the co-founders of ProfiTraining Leipzig, where she regularly teaches. Since the 2019/2020 season, she has been an ensemble member of Corpus, the experimental company of the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen. Since 2018 she has been a member of the Board of 4fürTANZ e.V.

www.almatoaspern.com

MARLEN SCHUMANN

Marlen Schumann was born in Dresden in 1980 and trained as a dancer at the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz (dance education) and at the ArtEZ Dansacademie Arnhem, the Netherlands (dance, choreography). Since completing her studies, she has been working as a freelance teacher, dancer and choreographer in Leipzig.

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MARLEN SCHUMANN

Marlen Schumann wurde 1980 in Dresden geboren und erhielt ihre Tanzausbildung an der Palucca Hochschule für Tanz (Tanzpädagogik) und an der ArtEZ Dansacademie Arnhem, Niederlande (Tanz, Choreographie). Seit ihrem Studium arbeitet sie freiberuflich als Pädagogin, Tänzerin und Choreographin von Leipzig aus.

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Marlen Schumann was born in Dresden in 1980 and trained as a dancer at the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz (dance education) and at the ArtEZ Dansacademie Arnhem, the Netherlands (dance, choreography). Since completing her studies, she has been working as a freelance teacher, dancer and choreographer in Leipzig.

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MARLEN SCHUMANN

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ILDIKÓ TÓTH

Ildikó Tóth was born in Leipzig in 1980 and trained at Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam. After completing her studies, a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) led her to New York City, where she worked with choreographers such as Susan Marshall and Bill Young. She was a member of the Forsythe Company in Frankfurt from 2012-2015.

Since 2015, Ildikó has been working as a freelance dancer, choreographer and lecturer, in productions by Thierry de Mey with Charleroi Danses in Brussels, Heiner Goebbels, Fabrice Mazliah, Sebastian Matthias and Irina Pauls among others.

She is a guest lecturer at Palucca Schule Dresden, and regularly teaches Forsythe improvisation and contemporary dance at Profitraining Leipzig, Tanzfabrik Berlin, b12 Festival Berlin, Tanzplattform Rhein-Main Frankfurt, La Raffinerie Brussels, K3 Hamburg and others. Since 2018, she has been a member of the Board of 4fürTANZ e.V.

www.ildiko-toth.com

CHARLIE FOUCHIER

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Born in Paris in 1984, Charlie Fouchier is a dancer, dance teacher and choreographer. After gaining a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, he completed his dance training at the Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine (Angers, France).
Employment across Europe as a professional dancer or assistant with choreographers such as Aina Alegre, Laurent Chétouane, Johann Kresnik, Moritz Majce & Sandra Man and Yoshiko Waki then led him to festivals and theatres such as Dampfzentrale, DeSingel, Hebbel Am Ufer, Hiroshima, Kaai Theater, Mousonturm, Muffathalle, Rencontres Chorégraphiques, STUK, and TanzQuartier among others. Since 2016, Charlie Fouchier has been living in Leipzig and developing his own choreographic works: Touch Not Touch (3AM, Berlin, 2017; Tanzwerkstatt Europa, Munich, 2017). OS22 (Designer’s Open, Leipzig, 2017; NYG West, Leipzig, 2018), ΒᾸΘΟΣII (LOFFT-Theater, Leipzig, 2017-2018; Kunstfabrik Flutgraben, Berlin, 2019).

www.charliefouchier.org

CHARLIE FOUCHIER

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In 1984 in Paris geboren, ist Charlie Fouchier Tänzer, Tanzpädagoge und Choreograf. Nach seinem Bachelor in Philosophie an der Sorbonne-Universität in Paris, absolviert er die Tanzausbildung am Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine (Angers, Frankreich). Europaweite Engagements als Bühnentänzer oder Assistent mit Choreografen wie Aina Alegre, Laurent Chétouane, Johann Kresnik, Moritz Majce & Sandra Man, Yoshiko Waki führten ihn seitdem zu Festivals und Theatern wie Dampfzentrale, DeSingel, Hebbel Am Ufer, Hiroshima, Kaai Theater, Mousonturm, Muffathalle, Rencontres Chorégraphiques, STUK, TanzQuartier u.a. Seit 2016 lebt Charlie Fouchier in Leipzig und entwickelt eigene choreografische Arbeiten: Touch Not Touch (3AM, Berlin, 2017 ; Tanzwerkstatt Europa, München, 2017). OS22 (Designer‘s Open, Leipzig, 2017 ; NYG West, Leipzig, 2018), ΒᾸΘΟΣII (LOFFT-Theater, Leipzig, 2017-2018 ; Kunstfabrik Flutgraben, Berlin, 2019).

www.charliefouchier.org

CHARLIE FOUCHIER

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Born in Paris in 1984, Charlie Fouchier is a dancer, dance teacher and choreographer. After gaining a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, he completed his dance training at the Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine (Angers, France).

Employment across Europe as a professional dancer or assistant with choreographers such as Aina Alegre, Laurent Chétouane, Johann Kresnik, Moritz Majce & Sandra Man and Yoshiko Waki then led him to festivals and theatres such as Dampfzentrale, DeSingel, Hebbel Am Ufer, Hiroshima, Kaai Theater, Mousonturm, Muffathalle, Rencontres Chorégraphiques, STUK, and TanzQuartier among others. Since 2016, Charlie Fouchier has been living in Leipzig and developing his own choreographic works: Touch Not Touch (3AM, Berlin, 2017; Tanzwerkstatt Europa, Munich, 2017). OS22 (Designer’s Open, Leipzig, 2017; NYG West, Leipzig, 2018), ΒᾸΘΟΣII (LOFFT-Theater, Leipzig, 2017-2018; Kunstfabrik Flutgraben, Berlin, 2019).

www.charliefouchier.org

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NELE KOHLMANN

 

Music and dance teacher, singer

Following her education as a jazz and popular music singer at ArtEZ hogeschool voor de kunsten in the Netherlands and a few years of working freelance, in 2016 she completed a Master’s degree in elemental music and dance education at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. Since then she has been working in artistic and educational roles in the field of music and dance at nurseries, schools and daycare centres, as well as in several of her own projects in and around Leipzig.

At the 4fürTanz Association she is the person in charge of the “Tanz Scout” (Dance Scout) department.

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NELE KOHLMANN

 

Music and dance teacher, singer.

Following her education as a jazz and popular music singer at ArtEZ hogeschool voor de kunsten in the Netherlands and a few years of working freelance, in 2016 she completed a Master’s degree in elemental music and dance education at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. Since then she has been working in artistic and educational roles in the field of music and dance at nurseries, schools and daycare centres, as well as in several of her own projects in and around Leipzig.

At the 4fürTanz Association she is the person in charge of the “Tanz Scout” (Dance Scout) department.

founding members

Katja Barufke, Sozialpädagogin

Contact: katja.barufke@4fuertanz.de

Dr. Theresa Jacobs, Tanzwissenschaftlerin

Contact: theresa.jacobs@4fuertanz.de

Ronald Schubert, Diplomkaufmann

Contact: ronald.schubert@4fuertanz.de

Marie Louise Metz, Kulturmanagerin (Master of Arts)

Contact: marie.metz@4fuertanz.de