Iris Heitzinger

IRIS HEITZINGER. Studied performance and contemporary dance at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz/AT and continued her formation in England, Holland, Belgium and Finland. Since then she has been collaborating as a freelance dancer with artists such as Jeremy Wade (USA), Ted Stoffer (BE, USA), Vincent Dance Theatre (UK), H2Dance (SE, NO), Cie. Willi Dorner (AT), Cie. Laroque (AT) or Cia. Lanònima Imperial (ES). Besides her work as a performer Iris has been teaching contemporary dance, improvisation and partnering workshops and regular classes for professionals in Austria, Poland, Canada, the UK, Spain and Japan. She is cofounder ofthe guinea pig collective, which forms the base for creative processes and exchange of inspiration of 3 artists coming from the fields of new media art, experimental music and performing arts (www.gpigs.com). Iris lives and works in Barcelona were she develops her individual works as Miss Luiss Twisted (http://missluisstwisted.gpigs.com) and continues to collaborate with artists from different fields. Her most recent work is the project L_ENTES (http://www.flavors.me/l_entes) with Natalia Jiménez, which premiered in May 2012 in coproduction with the Festival NEO/Barcelona.

Iris Heitzinger at La Caldera