Biographie de Stéphanie Thiersch
Stephanie Thiersch studied Classical Dance, Contemporary Dance in Montpellier and Arts and Humanities before completing a post-graduate course in Media Art at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne under performance artist Valie Export and media archaeologist Siegfried Zielinski. Visual arts, contemporary photography and literature informed the development of Thiersch’s aesthetics. With her company MOUVOIR, she developed so far more than 40 stage pieces, films and installations. She has created a number of exchange projects and choreographies in co-operation with the Goethe-Institute, most recently in Togo and Tanzania, Palestine, Jakarta, Singapore and Central America. Her prizewinning performances (ex. German VideoDance Prize) are shown around the world. Last year Stephanie Thiersch was a guest professor at the University of Giessen for Applied Theatre Studies, she developed also a choreography for the ballet company of the National Theatre in Kassel. She is the artistic director of the international dance and theatre Festival GLOBALIZE:COLOGNE. Photo : Stéphanie Thiersch au studio 133 par Sébastien Thème, Radio France.