Departures and Arrivals



Florentina Holzinger

Florentina Holzinger (Austria, 1986) studied choreography at the School for New Dance Development (SNDO) in the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. She received the danceWEB Scholarship in 2008 and in 2011 at ImPulsTanz Vienna. Her Diploma Solo work Silk got awarded the Prix Jardin d’Europe at the lmPulsTanz Festival 2012.

Florentina was artist-in-residence at ImPulsTanz, Workspace Brussels, Frascati Amsterdam, PACT Zolverein and Performance Mix New York. She was in performances of a.o. Rob List, Ann Liv Young and Jeremy Wade. Her own work tours in The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Croatia and the U.S.A.

Her collaboration with Vincent Riebeek resulted in a trilogy of pieces – Kein Applaus für Scheisse, Spirit, and Wellness – that are currently touring under guidance of arts centre CAMPO in Ghent, whom produced their later two works Spirit and Wellness. Holzinger’s last work Agon had its first showing last summer at ImPulsTanz and Recovery is its continuation. The trilogy with Vincent Riebeek found continuation in the making of their newest work Schönheitsabend. Florentina Holzinger is co-author and performer of the web series Body and Freedom, shot at Berliner Festspiele, which is available to online viewers worldwide from Spring 2016 on.

She is currently artist in residence at the International Choreographic Arts Center ICK Amsterdam.