Iris Heitzinger

Tänzerin, Choreographin, Tanzpädagogin


completed her training at the Anton Bruckner University (Linz/AT) and continues her studies in England, Holland, Belgium and Finland. Since then she has collaborated with different artists and groups such as Guillermo Weickert (ES), Vincent Dance Theatre (UK), Jeremy Wade (USA), Ted Stoffer (Belgium), H2Dance (SE/N) or Editta Braun Company (AT).

Iris teaches regular classes and workshops in contemporary dance, improvisation and composition in Austria, Canada, Japan, Poland, Spain and the UK.

Since 2007 she creates her own work both individually (Lo que Es (2008), Breve ensayo sobre la nada (2012), Wunschkind (2013), etc.) and with an interest in interdisciplinary and intercultural collaborations which investigate the body’s capacities from different angles like in Blackbox (2010) with the guinea pig collective – new media/movement/sound, L_ENTES (2012) with the choreographer Natalia Jiménez, Trinity (2013) with the visual artist Oscar Sol, The measure of disorder (2015) with Group LaBolsa and Thomas Hauert. Iris lives and works between Austria and Catalonia/Spain.