Lucie Eidenbenz

Lucie Eidenbenz develops a choreographic and performative language, with an approach that raises the question of the audience, the context, and the interactions between social, political and poetic issues. 

In 2005, she attended the Exerce training for choreographic artists directed by Mathilde Monnier at the CCN of Montpellier. After studying social sciences at the University of Lausanne, she received a scholarship to Danceweb, Impulstanz Festival Vienna, and then followed the Transforme training in Paris, and the a-pass advanced performance and scenography studies program in Brussels. 

Her pieces Traum Project (2010), Animals are like water in water (2011), The Boiling Point (2011), Last Plays (2014), Tschägg (2015), and Faune, faune, faune (2019) are touring in Switzerland and Europe in various contexts, such as the Théâtre de l’Usine, the Festival Archipel (CH), Xplore Dance Festival Bucharest (RO), Festival Il faut brûler pour briller (FR), Festival Insoliti (IT), Festival la Becquée (FR), Festival Amplitudes, Zeughaus Brig, Fabriktheater Zürich (CH), La Gaîté Lyrique (Paris), Tanzhaus Zürich, Tanzfaktor Interregio (CH), Festival de la Cité (CH), Dock11 Berlin (DE), La Briqueterie, Paris Klap Maison pour la danse, Marseille, L’Hexagone Scène Nationale de Meylan (FR), etc. 

In 2015, TSCHÄGG received the special mention of the jury at the Reconnaissance Competition. The piece goes on tour to the Fadjr International Festival in Iran, January 2018. 

As a performer she works with Laura Kalauz, Marco Berrettini, Maya Boesch,  Luna PaeseMurat AdashOlivia Csiky Trnka, Pietro Marullo, Superamas, Yan Duyvendak, Michael Helland and Olivier Dubois. 

She is part of the artists’ network Sweet&Tender Collaborations, of which she is curator of the 2012 edition at the Dampfzentrale in Bern., having participated in previous editions since 2007 in Performing Arts Forum (FR), Porto (PT), Hamburg – K3 (DE), Mexico/Oaxaca (MX), etc.