Mittwoch, 11.10.2023, 16:15 Uhr
Born in Interlaken, Switzerland Jürg has been working internationally as a performer, choreographer and dance educator for over 20 years.
He received his MA from the London Contemporary Dance School (1998). Working with Candoco Dance Company, integrating disabled and non-disabled performers informs his artistic and pedagogic approach.
In January 2004 he joined the faculty of the University of Washington as a lecturer and was appointed Assistant Professor in 2008 and Associate Professor in 2014. After working for ten years in higher education he moved back to Switzerland, where he has established a freelance praxis as artist, educator and performer, working closely with BewegGrund (CH) and Dance Unstuck (UK).
Jürg has a specialized interest in access to dance, performance and training for a diversity of participants. His choreographic work spans from soloistic miniatures to works for large ensembles, commissions for various dance companies, universities and community dance organizations.