About Us


Paola Zadra // Artistic Director

A contemporary dancer, choreographer and dance instructor. She was born in Italy where she started dancing at the age of 7. She received her further education at Iwanson International School for Contemporary Dance, at TU Munich and at Royal Holloway University of London. She is a member of Connective Bantu Vier directed by Philippe Tibbal in Berlin.

Dorothee Altgeld (Lollo) // Performer

A freelance dancer and dance instructor from Germany. After receiving her dance education at Etage, Berlin, she started working as a teacher at Tanzfabrik Berlin and at Potsdam University and as a dancer and performer for Incanto, Human Kinetic Movement and Spheric E-motion by Emilie Bajard.

Maren Meinhold // Performer

A dance therapist and the director of Grenzenlos Tanztheater, Berlin. She was born in Germany where she started training in hip hop, jazz and dance theatre in her teenage years. Since 2012 she has been an active performer in the dance theatre productions of Birgitt Bodingbauer, Jessica Kammerer and Paola Zadra.

Laura Moths // Performer

Born in Germany, she began her acrobatic training at Contraire in Berlin at the age of 9. Soon she took her focus on contorsion and rope skipping starting performing in group pieces and solo variations as well. Laura approached modern and contemporary dance in her teenage years. Since 2011 she has been dancing actively at several dance festivals.

Mathilde Tomi // Performer

Born in France, she discovered contemporary dance at the age of 13. Once she moved to Berlin in 2011, she started training in dance theatre and performing in several pieces under the direction of Birgitt Bodingbauer and Paola Zadra.

Janna Beyer // Performer

A contemporary dancer, aeralist and dance instructor from Germany. Janna studied dance pedagogy at Impuls in Bremen and acrobatics at Etage in Berlin. She is a member of Company Spheric E-motion directed by Emilie Bajard. She is co-founder of the aeralists' collective Ynianna.

Uta Eismann // Performer

A contemporary dancer and dance educator. Uta completed her contemporary dance studies in 2012 in Berlin. She works as a freelance dancer and teacher. Projects she has been part of include: Renaud Cojo (France), IMAGO Kunst und Designschule (Erfurt), Zeitgetroffen Kollektiv (Berlin). She is a Co-organiser of PURPLE - Internationales Tanzfestival für junges Publikum.

Sebastian Roßbach // Performer

Born in Berlin, he discovered dancing a few years ago after training martial arts in his youth. 2018/19 he took part in the Dance Program at motion*s dance centre. He is training mainly in contemporary dance, jazz and hip hop.