is a performer, dancer and choreographer working and living in Brussels/Belgium.
Her artistic practice consists of both working for and with other artists/makers/choreographers as well as doing her own pieces, research and teaching.
She has worked and works with makers such as Mette Ingvartsen, Ivo Dimchev, Eleanor Bauer, Ariel Efraim Ashbel, Brice Leroux, Vincent Dunoyer and Willi Dorner.
Her own pieces include “No Sweet Conclusions”, “(Blind) I walk” “Gudrun,” and “White Spaces” together with Joanna Bailie and Christoph Ragg .
In 2007 she starts her collaboration with Carl de Smet/noumenon which results in the pieces “Performing Qualia |1| & |2| “. “Redefine” has been her last solo work in collaboration with Eugénie Poste (costume) and Jeremy Killick (dramaturgy).
Currently she tours the piece 7 Pleasures by Mette Ingvartsen and works on her research entitled “residue_s”, as well as following an Iokai Shiatsu training .
studied Modern and Contemporary Dance at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Danceacademy Arnhem (NL) from 2000-2004. She studied Ashtanga Yoga since 2005 and is a certified teacher in this Yoga form.
Amongst others she has worked with Eszter Gàl; Sasha Waltz & Guests and Margrét-Sara Gudjónsdóttir/Panicproductions. Regularly she has been involved in artistic collaborations with visual artists. Since 2006, Johanna has been creating works mainly in collaboration with other artists.
Johanna has been teaching workshops and classes in Improvisation & Composition and Dance Technique since 2005 and Ashtanga Yoga since 2007, for ex. at Tanzfabrik Berlin, Ashtanga Studio Berlin, Dansehallerne Copenhagen, University of Fine Arts Hamburg.
Currently she is working on her solo "Shapes of Noise and Silence", teaches Yoga and is touring Europe as a dancer in Mette Ingvartsens piece “7 Pleasures”