Maria Zimpel


She is creating her own dance language and modular choreographic structures based on semi-repetitive movement patterns. She draws on somatics, autobiographical abstraction and broadly understood perception in movement. She is an author of many solo and collaborative projects, shown all around the world. Her creations: Pure Matter, Epic, Working like a dog, What do you really miss? solo, s c a t t e r, noish~, What do you really miss? trio, Body and Fiction (2018), Assamblage (2020), Space Gives Place (2020).

She worked as a dancer for radical artists such as: →Rosalind Crisp←, →Isabelle Schad← and →Kat Valastur←, with whom she repeatedly worked as a dancer.

She studied →Dance, Choreography and Context← at HZT (Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz in Berlin) at University of the Arts (UdK), and Cultural Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University Poznañ and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. In 2009 she was a recipient of →DanceWeb Scholarship←; in 2016 her choreography 'noish~' was selected for the →European Platform AerowavesTwenty← and →Polish Dance Platform← in 2017. Recipient of →K3|Tanzplan Hamburg scholarship 2019/2020←. GYROKINESIS teacher. Currently she works and lives in Hamburg, Germany & Warsaw, Poland.