Bio

TatjanaJentschPhotography-4443    My name is Katharina Sim and I am a dancer, dance teacher and choreographer.

I was born in 1987 in Linz, Austria. After school I started a first professional dance education in Vienna and the BA in German language and literature. In 2009 I moved to Germany and studied BA modern and contemporary dance at Folkwang University in Essen, NRW. I graduated in 2013.

Since then I´m working in and around Germany and Austria as a freelance dancer and dance teacher.

I worked with Leandro Kees, Felix Bürkle, Urs Dietrich and took workshops with Johannes Wieland, David Zambrano, Jeremy Wade, rootlessroot,…

Work (please check Menu: Productions)

2016

several projects with kids from March till December 2016 – Chance Tanz  I  Kulturrucksack  I  180°Drehung

research with somebody.kollektiv – founded by SK Stiftung Köln

IPtanz Köln, von Schwärmen und Umschwärmten – african/korean/german dance production, premiere: 8th October 2016

IPtanz Köln, Me you we – dance-game for kids and teenagers – premiere 1st September 2016, Barnes Crossing, Köln → check for more performances in Nov.2016 & Feb 2017!

First Steps festival Krefeld – The deeper I go – piece by Banse & Ouwens, June 2016

January till July 2016 – Die Zirkusprinzessin, Deutsche Oper am Rhein: guest dancer & choreography assistant


2015

IPtanz KölnWas übrig bleibt – premiere 30th Octobre 2015, Barnes Crossing; Köln

IPtanz, Silence – 12 hour slow motion performance, August 2015 in Krefeld and Köln, September & November (–>NEWS)

September 2014 – June 2015 and Oktober 2015 – July 2016: Deutsche Oper am Rhein: guest dancer and choreography assistant, Düsseldorf   :  Die ZirkusprinzessinPremiere: 8th November 2014 and 13th November 2015 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_zQE6MK1Cw) 

Banse & Ouwens, The deeper I go  dance production with Armin Biermann, Katrin Banse, Stefan Kirchhoff and Judith Ouwens, Pumpenhaus Münster; Premiere 13th July 2015 (14.06.2015 Münster, December 2015 Köln)Extraschicht 2015, solo and group performance at Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, 20th June 2015  

Trinkhallentour, performances in NRW with bassclarient quientett “Die Verwechslung”


2014

OS – Objekt der Begierde piece by Katharina Sim about Objectophilia. Still a work in progess. Premiere will be in 2015/ 2016short excerpt at MAD Festival (May 2014) and fünfzehnminuten Festival (Jan 2015), Köln

Trinkhallentour, performances in NRW with bassclarinet quintett “Die Verwechslung”

Since February 2014: guest dancer at Oper Köln („Samson&Dalila“)


2013

Erben dance theatre from MP2 Produktion Cologne, dancer and actor. Wachsfabrik Köln (2013/2014), Bielefeld, Herford 2014

Solo Solo13Sick piece about feeling sick inside. Essen/Bochum

Improvisation and performance at Extraschicht Bochum. June 2013

Nachtgestalten piece by Urs Dietrich, Neue Aula. Folkwang University

Trio Accounted dance duet with saxophone. Pina Bausch Theater and Maschinenhaus Essen 2013/2014 (Tim Cecatka, Florian Walter)


 2012

Duet Rewind with Katharina Klaßmann. http://katharinasim.com/rewind.html

Performance circular angles piece by David Pollmann for 4 performers 1 musician and a 3×3 metres metal cube moving in space. Pina Bausch Theater, Tanzhaus NRW, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (2012 – 2014)

Tanzabend piece by Leandro Kees, Neue Aula. Folkwang University


2007 – 2010

Me my apple and you piece by Felix Bürkle. Pina Bausch Theater, Essen.

member of Unicorn light performance group, Nadja Puttner. Wien