Compañía Willi Dorner
Company created in Vienna in 1999 by Willi Dorner, this company has produced more than 20 pieces for theater and cinema, as well as carrying out urban interventions and running projects in places such as art galleries. Its approach is based on studying the relationship between the body and space using different formats. It has toured in numerous countries and cities performing its pieces, fusing theater, dance, performance and multiple physical disciplines like acrobatics and parkour.
An award-winning choreographer, artist and director who lives in Vienna. He has studied multiple disciplines and subjects, including modern dance, physical education, philosophy and the visual arts. He danced as part of several different groups before creating his own company, which is renowned for staging performances in public around the world. His pieces usually offer audiences new experiences, making them look at everyday life differently. He has made several short films about dance with different Austrian filmmakers and, together with Lisa Rastl, he published the Bodies in Urban Spaces book of photography.