anna hein

dance, choreography

In 1998 Anna Hein graduated from the ballet school of the Vienna State Opera. She acquired her experience in contemporary dance through scholarships, such as at DanceWEB in Vienna, at the Venice Biennale (Carolyn Carlson, Josef Nagy, Wim Vandekeybus) and with the Trisha Brown Company in New York.

She received her first engagement at the dance theatre of the Tyrol Provincial Theatre. Afterwards there were numerous appearances and awards at home and abroad. Among others, Hein also played the lead in the Canadian dance film “Lapinthrope”. In 2004 she became a member off the Charleroi Danses Company in Brussels.

Anna Hein has appeared among others in works by Elio Gervasi, Nikolaus Adler, Eric Trottier, Mei Hong Lin, Jean Renshaw, Karl Schreiner and the Homunculus dance theatre.

Alongside her dance activity Anna wrote her first choreographies such as “freeclimbing”, “BLANCHE” with Zoltán Dani (Basel), “aufgestrichen&getanzt” with the Aufstrich music ensemble for the Carinthian Summer Festival, for “BeingElse” (directed by Rachelle Nkou), “Prezihs Traum” directed by Bernd Liepold-Mosser (Slovenia and Austria), “Die Schwimmerin”, in collaboration with Josef Winkler, on the memorial project “und jetzt” by Peter Wagner/Clemens Berger (Oberwart) and for “Lebenmüssen” directed by J. Kressnik.

Since 2014 she has been directing for the annual “Long Night of Dance, of the Bleiburg Centre for Choreography, in which a whole town becomes a dance floor.

In addition Anna Hein teaches contemporary dance and Peak-Pilates, gives movement training for actors as well as personal training and choreographs the most varied children’s and young people’s projects.

In “Corps suspendus” Anna can be seen in a work by Saskia Hölbling for the first time.