Isaac Spencer

Education
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts
major in Dance, director: Benjamin Harkarvy, Lawrence Rhodes The Juilliard School, New York, USA

2000 High School Diploma
major in Dance, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, USA

Dancing: Company
2013-14
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, Gothenburg, SE Director, Adolphe Binder

2006-12
Cullberg Ballet (permanent contract until 2015) Stockholm, SE Director, Johan Inger, Anna Grip

2004-06
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, USA Director, Jim Vincent

Dancing: Freelance
2018
DOING FAMILY, Barbara Schmidt-Rohr, Hamburg, DE
Any number of sunsets, Rachel Tess, Skillinge/Stockholm, SE MESH, Isaac Spencer, Münster, DE

2017
BLEIB SAUBER, Isaac Spencer, Dresden, DE BOIDS, Moritz Ostruschnjak, Munich, DE
the heart of the matter, Isaac Spencer, Dresden, DE

2016
These Associations, Tino Sehgal, Dresden/Volksbühne Berlin, DE
Text Neck, Moritz Ostruschnjak, Munich, DE

Eyes Wide Open, Barbara Schmidt-Rohr, Hamburg, DE

2010-16
collaboration with choreographer Sebastian Matthias: Tremor, Hamburg, DE
Wallen, Hamburg, DE
Danserye, Hamburg/Berlin, DE
Synekism / Groove Space, Berlin, DE Maneuvers / Groove Space, Zürich, CH

Chorus / Groove Space, Freiburg, DE
Volution / Groove Space, Jakarta, ID
People looking at people, Berlin, Hamburg, DE

Teaching:
2018 - present
SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, AT Teacher of classical ballet, mentor

2018 - present
Norrdans, Härnösand, SE Guest teacher of company class

 2017 - present
Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Dresden, DE Guest teacher and lecturer of dance

2012 – 2016
Palucca Hochschule für Tanz, Dresden, DE K-3 Tanzplan Kampnagel, Hamburg, DE Tanzhaus Zürich, CH
Tanzbüro Basel, CH
Theater Freiburg, DE
Tanzfabrik Berlin, DE
Guest teacher of ballet / contemporary dance / improvisation

2010 - 2012
Balettakademien, Stockholm, SE
Part time teacher of classical ballet, Cullberg Ballet repertoire, Mentor to 2
nd and 3rd year dance students

Rehearsal Directing, Staging:
2019
SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, AT JJ’s Voices, by Benoit Lachambre, staged for post-graduate students

2018
SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, AT
Point of Eclipse, by Johan Inger, staged excerpts for 2nd year dancers
2015
Cullberg Ballet, SE
Intergalactic Underwater Palace, by Sebastian Matthias Rehearsal director, co-choreographer

Grants, Awards
2011
Awarded a Working Stipend for freelance artists Konstnärsnämnden (The Swedish Arts Council), SE

2006
Outstanding Young Dancer Ballett Tanz Yearbook, DE
2005
Featured as one of the “25 to watch” Dance Magazine, USA
2003
Recipient of the Princess Grace Award for Dance Princess Grace Foundation, USA