Constanza Macras studied dance in Buenos Aires, Amsterdam and at the Merce Cunningham Studios in New York. She has lived in Berlin since 1995. In 2003, together with dramaturg Carmen Mehnert, she founded the company Dorkypark, an interdisciplinary ensemble that works with dance, text, live music, film and has been touring worldwide ever since. In 2008 Macras received the Goethe Institute Award for her piece “Hell on Earth”. In 2010 her Megalopolis won the Faust prize for best choreography. In the same year, Macras was the incumbent of the William L. Abramowitz Residency at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Apart from productions for her own company, Constanza Macras has also created pieces for ensembles such as the Teatro Colón’s Permanent Ballet Company in Buenos Aires and the Göteborg Opera Dance Company. She collaborated with Thomas Ostermeier on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, which premiered at the Hellenic Festival in 2006. Constanza Macras has already appeared three times at Tanz im August since 2002.
World premiere | 25.+26.8. | HAU1