Michael Maurissens

1972, FR


Michael was born in Brussels, where he also begins his dance training.
He studies at the Heinz-Bosl-Stiftung in Munich and the Schweizer Ballettberufsschule in Zurich with a scholarship of the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation.
He dances with Ballet Nürnberg/Tanzwerk Nürnberg, Amanda Miller’s Ballett Freiburg Pretty Ugly, Mannheimer Ballett and pretty ugly tanz köln.
In 2008 I wins the dance film competition POOL08 and is awarded the Kunststiftung/NRW bursary for upcoming talent in the field of choreography/dance.

He takes part at the SIWIC Choreography course in Zürich in 2009.
He graduates from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne in summer 2013.
He is a guest lecturer at the Tanzkongress in Düsseldorf and at the AVANCA Film Conference 2013 in Portugal.