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Daniel Hellmann (born 1985) is a dance- and theatermaker, singer and performer. He is based in his hometown Zurich as well as in Berlin and studied philosophy, classical singing and theatre / performance in Zurich, Lausanne and Bern. After taking part in several opera productions in Switzerland, Belgium and Germany he founded 3art3 Company in 2012 in order to realize pieces that unite music, dance and theater. For the first 3art3-project K. – a collaboration with the choreographer Quan Bui Ngoc – he won a prize from the Swiss Author Society and received a Cultural Award from the City of Zurich.
Since 2014 he created Untold with 3art3 and as a co-production with Les Ballets C de la B, with Matterhorn Produktionen the music-theatre piece Nach Lampedusa – Wandererfantasien about the Swiss asylum system and the interactive performances Full Service and THE_SPACE_BETWEEN. Hellmann’s solo performance Traumboy about male prostitution premiered in 2015 as a co-production with Gessnerallee Zürich and Festspiele Zürich and was invited to Swiss Selection in Avignon 2016. Daniel Hellmann's work has been shown at festivals and theaters in Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, UK, Spain and in the USA. His newest work Requiem for a piece of meat (2017), a music-dance-performance about our contradictory relationships to animals, meat and death, has received the June Johnson Dance Prize.

Collaborations

Sébastien Aegerter
Les Ballets C de la B
Braulio Bandeira
Giovanna Baviera
Fabio Bergamaschi
Larissa Bizer
Ivan Blagajcevic
Cécile Brissier / Kilim Productions
Hetna Regitze Bruun / Home Opera
Quan Bui Ngoc
Jana Burbach
Géraldine Chollet
Moonsuk Choi
Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto
Ursula Degen
Tobias M. Draeger
Isis Fahmy
Florence Francisco
Patrick Frank
Samuel Fried
Émilia Giudicelli
Ursina Greuel / Matterhorn Produktionen
Yvan Guacoin
Christine Hasler
Leo Hofmann
Jessica Huber
Lukas Huber
Theres Indermaur
Heamin Jung
Anna Lienert
Lorena Justribó Manion
Lena Kiepenheuer
Johanna-Yasirra Kluhs
Krassen Krastev
Anna Lienert
Florencia Menconi
Nacho
Abélia Nordmann
novantik project basel
Karolina Öhman
Josef Palm
Agnieszka Pędziwiatr
Daisy Ransom Phillips
Valérie Reding
Rafał Pierzyński
Jacques van Poppel
Wilma Renfordt
Edward Rushton
Gioia Scanzi
Hilde Skomedal
Rui Stähelin
Jazmin Taco
Dorottya Ujszaszi
Merel Vercoutere
Melanie Jame Wolf

Contact

Production Management / Promotion
Florence Francisco
T +33 (0)6 16 74 65 42
francisco.florence@orange.fr

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