David Bloom (DE/US)


David Bloom is a choreographer, dancer, teacher, father, filmmaker, pianist, bodyworker, fermenting Jewish mystic, and tea collector. Graduated from the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt and the M.A. Choreography course at HZT Berlin, as well as the Urban Tantra Professional Training Program with Barbara Carellas. He was a member of the dance ensemble at Staatstheater Darmstadt, and has collaborated as a dancer on projects by Tino Sehgal, Marco Santi, Nir de Volff/Total Brutal, Micha Purucker, Ingo Reulecke and Lukas Matthaei, Canan Erek, Friederike Plafki, Barbara Bess, Felix Ruckert, Akemi Nagao, Martin Nachbar, and Michael Turinsky.

His dance film trilogy Sex & Space premiered at the Berlin Porn Film Festival and was screened internationally. His choreography has also been shown at Tanzfabrik Berlin’s Open Spaces Series, Dock11 Berlin, La Fête du Slip in Lausanne, and at the Stockholm Dance Film Festival. He has also made choreography for students in HfMdK Frankfurt’s B.A. in Dance. David was a 2012 danceWEB scholar and his teaching has included HZT Berlin, Tanzquartier Vienna, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Human Architecture Lab in St. Petersburg, the K3 Center for Choreography in Hamburg, the M.A. of Contemporary Dance Education in Frankfurt, STRETCH Festival Berlin, the Body IQ Festival Berlin, the Rietveld Academie for Fine Arts & Design in Amsterdam, and the ImPulsTanz Festival in Vienna.

For the past decade or so, his work has revolved around questions of Desire, Intimacy, Boundaries, Power Relationships, Consent, and Group Dynamics. Other interests include Cross-Pollination, Pleasure, Space, Cellular Structures, the Digestive System, Fermentation, Sourdough, Beauty, Breath, Time, Spirit, and Transformation.
In the Fall, David will start Transdisciplinary Artistic PhD studies at Zurich University of the Arts and Linz Arts University, on his proposal of “Desire to Become One: Sex, Spirit, & Choreography as Active & Receptive Practices”.


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Date: 14.04.2024, 03:08 | Link: https://www.impulstanz.com/en/artist/id1437/