Tomas Bünger


Tomas Bünger studied classical and modern stage dance at the Hanover University of Music and Drama and was a long-time member of the Tanztheater Bremen under Susanne Linke and Urs Dietrich. He also worked with Reinhild Hoffmann, Rodolpho Leonie, Rami Be'er, Emanuel Gat, Tero Saarinen and Ingun Bjørnsgaard. He then took an integrative dance teacher training course at the Mark Morris Dance Center in New York, was a guest lecturer at the University of the Arts in Buenos Aires, and has worked for several years as a guest lecturer in contemporary dance and choreography at the National Theater and University in Dhaka at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut Bangladesh. Lectureships at the University of Bremen and the HKS Ottersberg. Artist residency with dancer Kossi Sebastien Aholou-Wokawui at the Brin de Chocolat Dance Center in Lomé, Togo. Tomas Bünger teaches and choreographs in professional and non-professional settings and sometimes dances himself. He is a jury member of the Tanztreffen der Jugend/Berliner Festspiele and a yoga teacher.

Training


For Tomas Bünger, dance is bodily exploration. His contemporary dance training is based on his years of experience as a professional dancer and works with influences from ballet and yoga.
The focus is on the perception of inner and outer space and the alternation between form and freedom. The training trains coordination and creates an awareness of rhythm and musicality. The relationship to the floor and to one's own body center is essential here. Furthermore, he works on the possibility of inventing his own movement texts and placing them in a theatrical context. Starting from one's own person, one then turns to a counterpart and in the end sees oneself as part of a group.
Tomas Bünger also teaches a special training for people with Parkinson's disease.

Productions


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