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Marion Sparber

founder of Shared Levitation

workshops: Partnering Principles & Shared Levitation Repertory

photos from Daniel Nartschick

Originally from South Tyrol in Italy, Marion is a professional dancer/instructor based in Berlin, Germany. She received her professional dance training at Varium in Barcelona and Iwanson Contemporary Dance School in Munich. As a teacher and performer she has been working in several centres and festivals in Italy, Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Russia, Portugal, Poland, Switzerland, USA, Austria and Germany at B12 Festival Raumstation Berlin, Cyrkulacje Festival Poland, Munich DancePAT, Iwanson School Munich, Profitraining Freiburg, Profitraining Leipzig, ZAIK – Profitraining Köln, Iwanson School Munich, Profitraining Freiburg, Profitraining Leipzig, ZAIK – Profitraining Köln, Ballettförderzentrum Nürnberg, Kari-Tanzhaus, Deltebre Dansa Festival, Academy Dancer Russia, University of St. Petersburg, Crimea Summer Dance Festival: Summer for friends (Russia), DASS Summer Workshop (Portugal), Varium (Barcelona), Marameo, Dock 11, Etage, Seneca, Danceworks, Tanzfabrik (Berlin), Performact (Portugal), Tanzhaus Zürich, Tanzbüro Basel, Vim Vigor (New York), Flow Movement (Colorado), Athletic Playground (San Francisco), Diavolo Company (LA), Nomada Festival (El Salvador), Guatemala (Rambla Festival), Espacio Nómada (Costa Rica), La Cantera (Mexico City), Lagos Sea Dance (Portugal), Arnhem Meisjes (Holland), Tip- Bewegungsart Freiburg and Encuentros Mutantes (Queretaro, Mexico) a.o.

Marion has collaborated as a dancer with choreographers and companies such as Francisco
Córdova, Physical Momentum in the piece “To be”, Stella Zannou in the piece “Strange”, Sonia Rodriguez, performing “Mabel”, ADN-Dialect in the pieces “Zeitzone”, “Urban Shaman and “L’affaire Wettstein”, Eldon Pulak in “The Wetting Party” and as a guestdancer of Weedance Company. Her solo-work “The Ripe and ruin” and her group-pieces “Shell Shock” and “Impromptu” have been performed at several theaters and festivals in Costa Rica, Greece, Spain, Switzerland, Italy and Germany. She is co-founder of the KpiqA-Collective and CuerpOCOllectivo and performed the duets “Eight”, „Porzellan-Haus“, „Acacia confusA“ and the trio “Nefelibata” in Spain, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Russia and Germany. Recently Marion got invited as a young emerging choreographer to “Certamen Coreografíco de Madrid, Paso a 2” to present “Eight”.

For her last pieces „Impromptu“ and „Shell Shock“ with performances at Tanzherbst Kempten and Alps Move Festival Italy she received funding and support from “Amt für Kultur Südtirol” and „Region Trient-Südtirol“. In 2014 Marion was part of “EX-IN”, a one month intensive workshop with David Zambrano learning Flying Low and Passing Through Technique and took many years seminars practising and teaching this technique.