Alma Toaspern is a dancer and choreographer from Germany.  She studied contemporary and classical dance at the University of Music and Performing Arts  in Frankfurt/ Main and received a scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes). In 2014 she graduated from the Research Cycle at P.A.R.T.S., Brussels under the direction of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.  She collaborated internationally  as a dancer, choreographer  and singer a.o. with  Bobbi Jene, Trajal Harrell, Tilman O'Donnell, Ben Frost, Ioannis Mandafounis, Kristin Ryg Helgebostad and Alexandra Bachzetsis at venues such as MoMA New York, Kaaitheater Brussels, Beirut Art Center, Centre Pompidou Paris and The Royal Danish Theater.

She co-founded the interdisciplinary company toaspern|moeller together with singer and composer Mathias Monrad Møller. They are working at the intersection of dance and music. 

 

Between 2018-2022 she was a member of the experimental dance Company Corpus as part of the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen and is currently a guest at Theater Basel

2018-2023 she was  chairwoman of the association 4ft - Tanzplattform Leipzig e.V., a platform to promote and support the contemporary dance scene in Leipzig and Central Germany. She teaches improvisation based classes and workshops focusing on the interplay between the felt-sense, imagination  and space using elements of her practice as a singer to explore the relationship between the "inside" and the "outside". 



This Time - Alma

 

directed and edited by Bobbi Jene & Or Meir Schraiber

music by Yonatan Daskal

narration written by Adam Whitney Nichols

voice over: Bobbi Jene

cinematographer & Consultant: Mathias Broe

sound design by Yonatan Daskal, Gal Petel

original lyrics by Barbara

produced by Corpus: https://kglteater.dk/om-os/nye-formater/corpus 

producer: Karen Grønborg