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Mr. Jörg Fischer

Theater im Pfalzbau und Festspiele Ludwigshafen, Artistic Director for Dance Ludwigshafen, Germany

Biography:

After graduating in dramatics, literature and communication studies Jörg Fischer worked at Theater im Pfalzbau  Ludwigshafen (Germany) as head of public relations and afterwards as  head of program planning and managing director.  In 1999 he was a founding member of the National Performance Network (NPN) in Germany and in 2005 he initiated the international choreography contest No Ballet in Ludwigshafen.  Since 2005 he has been also the artistic director for the dance program of the Ludwigshafener  Festspiele.   For the Ludwigshafener  Festspiele in October/November 2015 he will set the focus on Australian Contemporary Dance.

Curatorial Statement:

Theater im Pfalzbau and Ludwigshafener Festspiele present the full range of performing arts with an outstanding focus on dance.  In the meantime Theater im Pfalzbau has proved to be a requested co-production – and project partner for many national and international dance companies and also to be an established and important platform for contemporary dance in Europe.