Sita Ostheimer

Contemporary for Dancers

17.12.–21.12.18, 12:00–13:30

Training for Dancers




After finishing her study in Frankfurt, Germany, Sita joined MS Schrittmacher-Oldenburg, worked with Itzik Galili-Groningen and Krisztina de Chatel-Amsterdam. In 2008 she joined Hofesh Shechter Company. As a choreographer she created Noble thinking, Accompany and Dissimilar foxes for Shechter’s IN GOOD COMPANY. As a freelance Choreographer she created Metanoia, Balter, Chasm and Molimo with her own company. Ubuntu – Bodhi Project Sead Salzburg, Mangata – Frontier Danceland Singapore, Eigenrausch – CobosMika Spain, Creatures of the wild b12 Berlin, Nobody ‘Cept You – Verve Leeds and Spechies Pitches – Folkwang University Essen. In addition she works as Shechter’s choreographic assistant, re-staging his work at companies such as NDT I, Staatstheater Kassel, where she has also been rehearsal director 2014-2015, Ballet Basel, Staatsballet Berlin, Aterballetto, Staatstheater Darmstadt/Wiesbaden, Paris Opera Ballet. She teaches regular Intensive Workshops and classes around the world.

Class description

The participants will be guided through an improvisations technique. It gives the dancers an understanding of their connection between mind and body in order to be in control of their own physical instrument and therefor continue growing creatively and technically. A game of images, situations, feelings, rhythm and in bodying those. Her physicality is build on fast rhythmical changes of emotions and Images. The movement language is expressive, fluent, sensual and earthy.
The unique animalistic movement language that arises from the human instinct is her particular and peculiar signature in dance.