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Doris Uhlich
Born 1977 in Upper Austria, Degree in „Paedagogy for Contemporary Dance“ / Conservatory of Vienna, member of theatercombinat 2002-2009, own projects since 2006, "Remarkable Emerging Choreographer“ in the Yearbook of Ballettanz 2008, dance prize of bm:ukk (ministery of education, art and culture) for "SPITZE" 2008, "Dancer Of The Year" in the journal "tanz" 2011 and 2015, "award outstanding artist 2013" in the category performing arts of bm:ukk (ministery of education, art and culture), Nestroyprize for "Ravemachine" in the category "Spezialpreis" 2017, nominated for "Choreographer Of The Year" in the journal "tanz" 2018

Projects include (among others) insert.eins / eskapade (premiere imagetanz 2006), 00331452553201 (premiere Tanzquartier Wien 2007), und (premiere imagetanz 2007), Auf den Tisch! (Improvisation Tanzquartier Wien 2008), SPITZE (premiere brut / Vienna 2008), Uhlich (Sketch, premiere Tanzquartier Wien 2008), Plus qu´il n´en faut ("more than enough", premiere Les Subsistances / Lyon 2009), Glanz (premiere brut / Vienna 2009), Loggia (premiere Burgtheater / Vienna 2009), Johannen (premiere 15. Internationale Schillertage in Nationaltheater Mannheim 2009), Lipsi Swan (Sketch, play! Leipzig 2010), Before Swanrise (Sketch, Tanznacht Vienna 2010), Rising Swan (premiere brut / Vienna 2010), Uhlich (premiere Wiener Festwochen 2011), Sneak Preview (Sketch, Stadtkino Wien 2011), SIROD (Project with students, WUK 2012), Showcase "Alles Uhlich" (brut / Wien 2012), Come Back (premiere steirischer herbst 2012), more than naked (premiere ImPulsTanz 2013, Universal Dancer (premiere brut / Vienna 2014, Universal Dancer Club Version (Ascending Waves x donaufestival, Grelle Forelle 2015), Boom Bodies (premiere Tanzquartier Wien 2016), more than naked - Version for smaller stage sizes with 12 dancers (premiere Israel Festival 2016, Ravemachine (premiere brut / Vienna and WUK performing arts 2016, Habitat (premiere donaufestival 2017), Seismic Session (premiere Secession and ImPulsTanz 2017), "Every Body Electric" (premiere Tanzquartier Wien 2018)

Co-curatorship of the island "ALLREADY“ at Tanzquartier Wien 2008

Performer in "Ganymed Boarding" in "Kunsthistorisches Museum" / Vienna 2010

Artist in Residence at Festspielhaus St. Pölten 2011/2012 

Participant at "Work It!", an artistic exchange between asian and european artists in Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia 2012 

Opening of ImPulsTanz 2015 with "Hit the Boom"


Residences include (among others): Austrian Cultural Forum / NYC, Les Subsistances / Lyon, ImPulsTanz / Vienna, brut / Vienna, Tanzquartier Wien, k3 / Tanzplan Hamburg

Teaching include (among others) Tanzwerkstatt Wien, ImPulsTanz / Vienna, Academy Of Fine Arts / Vienna, Conservatory of Vienna, k3 / Tanzplan Hamburg, Festival Herzrasen / Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Tanzhaus Zürich, Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Theateracademy Helsinki, 16. Internationale Schillertage / Nationaltheater Mannheim, Kunsthochschule Halle (Saale), Beijing Fringe Festival / China, Movement Research / NYC, Love In / Toronto, Studio 303 / Montreal, Oita University / Japan, HZT / Berlin, Zagreb Dance Center, Seoul Dance Center / Korea

Mentor in the project "Mentoring für Künstlerinnen / Mentoring for artists" of the bm:ukk 2012/13, 2015 and 2017

Facultymember of the Research Academy for Dance and Choreography / ZHdK Zurich 2014

Doris Uhlich is teaching at Max Reinhardt Seminar since autumn 2015

Lecture at Musashino Art University / Tokyo 2016

danceweb-Mentor at ImPulsTanz 2017