Verena Schneider

Born in Austria, Verena has been pursuing the intensive practice of handstand, acrobatics and contemporary dance since her studies of circus and performing arts in Italy (FLIC - Scola di Circo) and France (LE LIDO – Centre National des Arts de Cirque de Toulouse). In addition, she followed intensive training in Brussels with Inaki Azipilaga, Rob Haeyden and Tomislav English, (FERUS // ANIMI), Roberto Magro and Martin Kilvady. She is currently working between Austria and France for Cie Tanz*Hotel (Bert Gstettner).

At the same time she is creating her own projects mostly (piece of a pea 2018/19, La Discussion with Lola Atger 2018/19) in collaboration and focus with contemporary dance and fine arts. Founder of Freifall, she tries to take further her artistic practice and works and tries to facilitate artistic encounters.