Stephanie Schober (DE)

Stephanie studied Medicine at the Humboldt University in Berlin and Dance Theatre at Laban. In 2002 she formed Stephanie Schober & Dance Company. Her choreographies for her company include the pieces “Made Elsewhere” (duet-2002), “Inside Us”(quartet-2003), “Change” (quartet 2004), “Catch” (duet-2005), “Newly”(duet-2007) and “The Accompanists” (duet-2007). She was a recipient of the Bonnie Bird New Choreography Award and resident dance artist at the South Bank Centre and at Laban in 2003-04. Since then she has been touring her work extensively in the U.K. and abroad in Belgium, Portugal, Germany and Spain.

Stephanie works as a freelance choreographer and teacher in Higher Education settings. She was commissioned by the London Metropolitan University (2006), by the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (2007) and three times by Laban (2003–06) to create larger group works for their third year students. She taught a series of choreographic workshops, working with movement and voice, at The Place, to their BA Dance students (2007), to young dancers aged 11 - 18 at their Centre for Advanced Training (2008) and to adults at their summer school (2008). She currently is a mentor for young choreographers as part of the Dance Beyond Borders project at London Metropolitan University and at Dancekiosk/ K3 in Hamburg (2008-09).