Lucy Kallenbach


Mondays, 26.02., 04.03., 18.03. + 15.04.2024, 18:30

Beginners with Experience – Intermediate


Lucy is a freelance dancer, choreographer and dance teacher based in Berlin, Germany. She received her professional dance training in Berlin and continued and completed her studies at ElMagatzem Escola de Dansa in Barcelona, Spain. Before her professional dance education, Lucy competed as a gymnast with her team Suebia Gymnastics, performing in Germany and abroad. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland.
Over the years, Lucy has worked closely with Charlotte Landreau (former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company) to deepen her understanding and training in modern dance. She has received extensive training in the weissmann technique, working with Heidi Weiss and Jennifer Mann, and completed the weissmann teacher training programme for which she received a scholarship.
In Barcelona, Lucy worked with choreographers such as Natàlia Vinyes, Albert Garrell, Susana Rodríguez, Joaquín Collado, and Jacob Gomez, performing works such as ‘Somnis Només’ and ‘Cinderella’.
Continuing her own choreographic research, Lucy created solo works which have been performed in Germany, Spain and Italy. She is currently in the process of choreographing a new trio work which will premiere later this year. Lucy also works as an instructor/ teacher at Soho house and teaches open classes and workshops in Berlin and abroad.

Class Description

Lucy teaches a structured contemporary technique class, combining influences from modern dance and the principles of floor work, with a strong emphasis on musicality, the use of focus, and the exploration of different qualities of and in movement.
The class moves through a guided warm-up into some floor work (basic and more complex), into standing work (footwork, pliés, spine articulation) and finishes with a longer combination and/ or jumps, tapping into and building on the themes and qualities that have been explored and worked on throughout the class. Students are encouraged to deepen their practice through curiosity and connection, to trust the technical foundation, in order to go beyond what they already know, physically, and in the expression of their own artistry.