Sturm Robert


Classical Ballet / Artistic Director

was born into an acting family in 1965 in Dresden. In 1990 he began studying theatre, film and television with philosophy and international politics in Cologne. Before graduating he migrated into professional practice and worked in Budapest and Szolnok as a director\'s assistant and dramaturge. He soon began to direct his own productions. In 1999 he accompanied the Tanztheater Wuppertal during their researches for Wiesenland in Hungary. Pina Bausch initially engaged him as assistant for this production and then from 2000 as permanent artistic assistant and rehearsal director. Following her death in 2009 he took over artistic directorship of the Tanztheater Wuppertal together with Dominique Mercy.

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