Verena Herterich

Verena Herterich lives and works in Vienna. She studied Contemporary Dance and Ballet at MUK Vienna and AHK Amsterdam, graduating in 2019.  Currently, she is completing an MA in Social Design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She has worked with artists such as Guy Weizman & Roni Haver (Club Guy & Roni's Poetic Disasters Club), Ingri Fiksdal, Linda Samaraweerová, Eva-Maria Schaller, Claudia Bosse and Christine Gaigg. Her artistic practice was supported by a BMKOES Startstipendium (2021). In addition to contemporary concepts of spatial theory, her practice incorporates queer feminist discourses and theories from New Materialism. In collaboration with sound artist Oravin, she was part of the Huggy Bears Programme 2022. In May, her new work Myrth will premiere at the Rakete Festival at Tanzquartier Studios Vienna. 

PREÁC 2024

Verena Herterich was selected by danceWEB  (Open Call from January) to participate at this year's PRÉAC seminar, which is taking place end of May at La Genette Verte, near Montpellier in the South of France. The seminar of PRÉAC (Pôle de Ressources pour l'Éducation Artistique et Culturelle), organized and hosted by ICI–CCN Montpellier, is on Narratives: can we make fiction without making stories? The place of narrative in choreography: the relationship between abstraction and narration, and fictional modalities in choreographic composition, in particular. It is led by the guest artist Sylvain Prunenec (founder of Association du 48).