Performance Project by Johannes Wieland

Performance Project description

Around 15 selected dancers will have the opportunity to work for two weeks and create a 10 to 15 minutes piece with Johannes Wieland. The workshop starts on July 24th, lasts for two weeks in which the participants are rehearsing every day for four hours culminating in a performance on August 5th at the One Small Step urban dance festival.

Where: Municipal theater of Corfu

When: 24th of July – 4th of August from 11:45 – 15:45

Selection process

The selection of the 15 dancers depends on previous experience. Please send us an email with your CV and a letter of interest at:

The total cost of the workshop is 340€

one small step has organized for its participants discounts in accommodation close to the venue and to selected local restaurants with amazing greek cuisine.

For more information please email us at:

Short biography

Johannes Wieland hails from Berlin, earned his BFA at the Amsterdam University of the Arts and worked in various companies with an extensive array of choreographers, before going to perform as a principal at the Béjart Ballet, Lausanne. Ready for a radical change, he then relocated to New York City where he received his MFA in Contemporary Dance and Choreography at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2002.

His company ”johannes wieland”, founded in New York that same year, facilitated the foundation for his body of work and since 2006, he holds a permanent position as the Artistic Director and Choreographer at the Staatstheater Kassel. Aside from choreographing and teaching for companies and universities, his critically acclaimed pieces have been invited to tour internationally for festivals and events.

He is a 1st prize winner of the “Kurt Jooss Prize”, and has been awarded numerous other prizes, recognitions, scholarships and grants. He is a nominee for the German theater prize “Der Faust” in 2016, for his creation “you will be removed”.