Susanne Martin, Berlin

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– 22 June 2019 Bodies in the Making, danced lecture, Soundance Festival Symposium, Dock 11 Berlin,

– 9 May 2019 Dance I ing  – Stage I ing – Age I ing , danced lecture  & talk, Susanne Martin  & Miriam Haller, Probebühne Institut für Theaterwissenschaften Universität Leipzig, Spinnereistr.7

-27 April, Learning.Teaching.Performing. Paradoxes and Parallels. Discussion, Tanzfabrik Berlin, with Ka Rustler, Susanne Martin & Guests,  Oster Tanz 2019

16/17 February 2019 workshop somatic & artistic research and documentation (co-teaching with Andrea Keiz) Grundlagen somatische & künstlerische Forschung / Dokumentation, Somatische Akademie Berlin

– 29 November 2018 danced lecture at the international symposium Cultural Perspectives on Ageing, Hannover

-25 October 2018 Ties & Bonds: a dialogue in words and action between dance and extended vocal art , with Alex Nowitz, artistic research conference Alliences & Communalities, University of the Arts, Stockholm

– 15 – 21 October 2018 dancer training and performances for VARIA Festival Göteborg, Sweden

– 23 – 24 July 2018 Workshop Bad Performance For Shy Artists, transart institute, summer intensive Berlin

– 27 June 2018 Performing Ambiguity a danced lecture, Chichester University, UK

– 29 May – 6 June 2018 CI Workshop Watch Us Dance, Ukraine CI Festival, see website Us Dance,

– 7 April 2018 Learning.Teaching.Dancing. A Danced Lecture, 40 Years Tanzfabrik Berlin

– 24 – 25 March Workshop Grundlagen somatische & künstlerische Forschung / Dokumentation, S. Martin & A. Keiz, somatische Akademie Berlin

-22 – 25 February 2018 (UN)Domesticated Bodies live feed by Rosalind Crisp, Tanzfabrik Berlin

– 20 January 2018 Susannes Salon: 100 Fragen an die Tanzvermittlung for Symposium RESPONSES Berlin

– 27 – 29 December 2017 performing improvisation: Lignes Prosaique with L’Âme-de-Fonds , L’Arsenic Lausanne

– 6 December 2017 RETROPERSPEKTIVE, duet with Felix Marchand at Uferstudios Berlin

-29 November 2017 a danced lecture for artistic research conference, Swedish arts council, Stockholm

-18/19 November 2017 workshop and panel talk Body & Milieu Body IQ Festival, Somatische Akademie Berlin

– My book Dancing Age(ing): Rethinking Age(ing) in and through Improvisation Practice and Performance is out there since February. Published by transcript, see also


Susanne Martin (PhD)
is a Berlin based artist, researcher, and teacher in the field of contemporary dance and performance. She works internationally as soloist and in collaborative settings. Her artistic practice and research focuses on improvisation, contact improvisation, narrations of the aging body, humor and irony in dance, artistic research methods, and improvisation-based approaches to learning, knowledge production and knowledge dissemination. Her book Dancing Age(ing): Rethinking Age(ing) in and through Improvisation Practice and Performance has been published by transcript in 2017. She currently holds a postdoc position at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland.