Sita Ostheimer

Sita Ostheimer

Between 1993 and 2001, German-born Sita Ostheimer studied at Dr. Hoch’s Konservatorium and the university of Music and Performance Arts in Frankfurt am Main,Germany. In 2001 Sita joined MS Schrittmacher (Oldenburg), a physical theatre company under the direction of Martin Stiefermann, with whom she worked for four years. She spent two years with Galili Dance (Itzik Galili) and choreographing her own work CLOSING TIME in 2007. Sita spent one year in Amsterdam with Kristina de Chatel. 2008, Sita joined Hofesh Shechter Company. For the IN GOOD COMPANY evening of Hofesh Shechter. Sita created NOBLE THINKING (2011), ACCOMPANY (2012), and DISSIMILAR FOXES (2014). Since 2012, Sita’s freelance work included research and performance with the National Theatre (UK), IT NEEDS HORSES by Ben Duke, numerous short films, her creation METANOIA premiered in Norway. 2014 Sita has been the rehearsal director at Staatstheater Kassel / Johannes Wieland. 2015 she is the touring rehearsal director of Shechter Junior and created CODA together with Hofesh Shechter . Her last work UBUNTU was created for the BODHI PROJECT Sead. Sita teaches regular professional workshops and classes worldwide.


Class description:

I would like to improve awareness when improvising and there for gain totality when working on set material and performing. My aim is to give more confidence to be playful , when creating , improvising and working with different Choreographers . We will work on a very specific improvisation technique which enables the movers ability to discover a very detailed and aware movement quality. The aim is to draw attention to the point where awareness and technique come together. The technique I am teaching is heavily influenced by Hofesh Shechter with whom I am working since 2008.


at DancePAT 29. August  – 2. September 2016

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