Sasha Waltz is a choreographer, dancer and director. She is the co-founder and head of the dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests. To date, more than 300 artists and ensembles from 30 countries have collaborated as “Guests” on over 80 productions. Sasha Waltz has been pursuing the sharing and teaching of dance knowledge and promoting dance as a medium of social and sociopolitical communication. In 2016, she founded the event format “ZUHÖREN” with which she opened a “third space“ for art and politics. In her present choreographic work, Waltz is focusing on the intensification of collaborative processes, such as the synchronic development of choreography and music. For her special services Sasha Waltz was granted the German Federal Cross of Merit. Since 2013 she has been a member of the Academy of Arts Berlin.
Position: Artistic director, Choreographer and Dancer at Sasha Waltz & Guests