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Artists

Kilian Haselbeck

started dancing with HipHop and later Ballet at the Ballet Centre Gerda von Arb (Zurich) followed by a BA in contemporary dance at Codarts Rotterdam Dance Academy, 2008. Since then he has been working as a freelance dancer and choreographer in Belgium, China, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Austria, the USA, e.g. Expo Shanghai, Les Ballets du Monde in New York, Vloeistof NL and Festspiele Bregenz (AT). In Switzerland he has worked with Philippe Saire, Marisa Godoy (Oona Project), Tim Fletcher, Mischa Käser, Mirjam Neidhart, Philip Amann.
In 2014 Kilian received a dance award from the City of Zürich.

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Meret Schlegel

is a dancer, dance teacher, dramaturge. She has had a long and distinguished career in dance both on stage and off, performing across Europe and the US, often collaborating with artists from other disciplines. She has worked in many cultural institutions in Zürich including 11 years as Director of the Dance House Zurich. After leaving Tanzhaus she resumed her career as a dancer and performer and she creates her own work.
From the city of Zurich she received 2103 a dance award 2014-15 a dance residency in San Francisco.

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Manel Salas Palau (1980)

from Barcelona started his career as a Hip-hop and physical education dancer ,choreographer and teacher working for different companies and creating his own work. This brought him to study at Codarts, Rotterdam Dance Conservatory where he made his BA in contemporary dance and continued his studies in the performing arts, theater, Butoh and acrobatics. Since then he has danced with different companies, projects and choreographers in Europe and abroad, among others David Zambrano, Editta Braun, Angels Margarit - Mudances cie, Arno Schuitemaker, Cobosmika company, Ramon Oller - Metros cia, Jens Biedermann, Vloeistof, Cie Prototype Status Vevey - Jasmine Morand and Color company.

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Kuan-Ling Tsai (1982)

born in Taiwan. Kuan-Ling started dancing professionally in 2005, since then she has been living and working in Taiwan, Switzerland, China and U.S.A. She has worked with various choreographers and companies such as,  Ku and Dancers, Taipei Crossover Dance Company, Tanzkompanie Theater St. Gallen, Cie zeitSprung, Philipp Egli, Jens Biedermann, Nick Hobbs, Stijn Celis, Ivgi & Greben, Eva Karczag and Danielle Füglistalle. She currently lives in Taipei, Taiwan and enjoys traveling with her work around the world.

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Nello Novela (1978)

lives in Bruxelles and studied guitar and singing in Rotterdam at the conservatory for Music and Dance Codarts). He has a long and successful career as a musician, playing at North Sea Jazz, Ancienne Belgique and Nelson Mandela Civic Theater. He also plays and composes for the band Neco Novellas. He was born in Mozambique and has been influenced early on by traditional music and dance. His sound is a mix of his musical roots and western influences. Nello is more than a musician and composer; he is not only interested in performing his music but also in transforming it into dance.


Andreas Storm (1969)

originally from Bremen Germany came to Zurich in 1992 to study and completed his acting degree at Zurich University of the Arts. After several years working as an actor in Karlsruhe and Hamburg he returned to Zurich in 1999 and has been working as an actor, director and dramaturge. His engagements include among others Gessnerallee, Theater Basel, Theater Luzern, Theater Kanton Zürich Winterthur, Fabriktheater Rote Fabrik, Theater Biel-Solothurn. As a dramaturge he has collaborated with Anna Huber, Tim Zulauf, Simon Froehling. Together with Meret Schlegel and Kilian Haselbeck he created and performed the site specific piece “Silent Disco” for “ Zürich tanzt”.