Elisa Siegmund

by Elisa Siegmund / February 19, 2020 / in Artist, Uncategorized / 0 comments

Professional Development

2022 continuation: interdisciplinary research on synthetic ice, conception “Reinventing UNFREEZE” in collaboration with eiskunst-werkstatt and IceLab Leipzig as well as guest performance in Germany at IceLab Leipzig in “updating your future … ERROR” and Detox Productions in “Cryptoheroes“.

2021 material, movement and interdisciplinary research on “Chances of a synthetic ice floor in contemporary dance” as well as artistic assistance in the digital dance mediation format “Let’s talk about dance & ice” of the eiskunst-werkstatt, with the collaboration of TANZSCOUT

2020 invitation to teach at the “Virtual Meetup” of the American Contemporary Skating Festival in cooperation with American Ice Theatre and AIT Minneapolis-St. Paul

2017 – 2019 organization of the international UNFREEZE Contemporary Ice Skating Festival Berlin in Berlin / Germany

2015 – 2020 contemporary ice skating performance in the Trafic de Styles production “Glace”  in France

2014 – 2018 presentation of self contemporary performance pieces during international festivals for contemporary ice skating in Germany, France and USA

2013 – 2018 set new impulses for competitive figure skaters throughout dance-like designed skating skills practice in Germany and China

2012 invitation to guest appearances in NYC for the ”Home Season“ and ”Benefit Gala“ events of the Ice Theater of New York with first contemporary skating piece “Tender Contradiction”

2010 start of contemporary choreography on ice and presentation at the first Young Artists Showcase, a worldwide competition for youth figure skating choreographers

2006 dramaturgy, conception, choreographic realization and artistic direction of the ice show “StreetStyle” in Berlin / Germany on behalf of the eiskunst-werkstatt

2005 – 2018 teaching “specific dance and movement classes for figure skaters” based on own specially developed training method in Germany and China

2004 – 2016 performances in ice shows and exhibition galas worldwide as in the productions of Art on Ice, Ice Theater of New York, Spotlight Productions, Holiday on Ice, Disney on Ice, Entertainment on Ice, The Russian Ice Stars, Frozen Feet Theater, eiskunst-werkstatt and Moins 5 in Chile, Argentina, Europe, England, Turkey, Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UAE and USA

2004 – 2019 choreography for competitive figure skaters from Germany, China, Japan, Indonesia, England, France and NYC. Choreography of show programs for events in Berlin and Cologne (such as Stars & Sternchen, Skate ‘n Smile – Die Show, BTSC on Ice, Fabulous on Ice) and performance pieces for companies amongst others for eiskunst-werkstatt in Berlin and Frozen Feet Theater in NYC

2003 assistant choreographer of the dance production “Haltungen” to Night of the Museums in Chemnitz / Germany

2002 – 2016 choreographic and dance realization of the concert production “FU:XX & The Sounds of 007” as well as dance performances amongst others with Dance Works Chicago, The Lab Art & Media GmbH and Norddeutsche Konzertdirektion in “Love Hurts… Petruschka” and Musikakademie Rheinsberg in “Orpheus und Eurydike” in Germany, Spain and Czech Republic

Professional, Dance and Choreographic Education

2012 – present Broadway Dance Center,  PMT, EXPG, Peridance Capezio Center, New York City / USA

2006 – present Sydney Dance Company, Dock 11, Tanzfabrik, Marameo, Motion*s, El Laboratorio, Dance Center Cologne, Germany and Australia

2000 – 2006 Folkwang University of the Arts, Germany

1997 – 2000 Palucca University of Dance, Germany