Education — Background



Cultural / Gender Studies, Master of Advanced Studies at Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK


Visual Arts, Studies and Degree at Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK 


Coach in Alexander Technique: Teacher Certification Programme in Zürich and New York (ACAT)


Postmodern Dance and Performance in New York:

Classicla Ballet, Limon Technique, Cunningham Technique, Klein Technique, Contact Improvisation, Improvisation & Composition/Choreography, Klein Technique, Body Mind Centering®, Kinetic Awareness, Alexander Technique, Releasing Work, Experiental Body Practice and Anatomy with various artists and teachers such as and at: Limon Center, Cunnigham Studio, Movement Research, Alfredo Corvino, Susan Klein and Barabara Mahler, Eva Karczag and other members of Trisha Brown-Company, Dana Reitz, Daniel Lepkoff and Nancy Stark Smith, Deborah Hay, Elaine Summers, Simone Forti, Gale Turner, Susan Milani, Nancy Topf and others


Modern Dance in Zürich and Berne:

Rhythmic gymnastics and german dance based on Laban Technique, Graham Technique, Cunningham-Limon Technique, Improvisation, Classicla Ballett and other body methods and techniques, vocal training and singing lessons 

Awards — Residencies

2019 Freiraumbeitrag, Kanton Zürich, Fachstelle Kultur (Cutlure departement of Canton Zuerich)
2017 Bressay Lighthouse, Art Residency by Shetland Amenity Trust 

Residency The Booth, Scalloway Shetland

2016  Award Winner Performance Art Award Switzerland
2015 Residency at Hafnarfjordur Center of Culture and Fine Arts, Hafnarborg, Iceland
2014 Award of STEO Stiftung Zürich
Pro Helvetia Research Residency Grant in New Delhi India
2007 Swiss Performance Art Award of Kunstkredit Basel
1999  Award of the Canton of Zug, «Zuger Werkjahr»

Award of the City of Zurich, «Werkjahrbeitrag»

1989 Recidency Grant at Kulturzentrum Binz39 Scuol-Nairs, Switzerland

Recidency Grant at Yellow Springs Institute, Chester Springs, Philadelphia, USA with choreographer/dancer Deborah Gladstein (New York)

1987 Grant for young artists of the Canton of Zug
1984  Grant for young artists of the Canton of Zug