Our participation with ‘Impressing the Grand Duke’ at Printemps Danse at CAPE, Ettelbrück, together with works by Baptiste Hilbert, Catarina Barbosa and Léa Tirabasso has been mentioned in Delano Magazine as one of 10 things to do this week! Tickets are available at CAPE, Ettelbrueck!



On May 21st, Simone and Elisabeth will follow the invitation of CAPE, Ettelbrück director Carl Adalsteinsson to perform ‘Impressing the Grand Duke’ at ‘Printemps Danse Festival’.


In the week of 15th – 19th May, Elisabeth will be teaching professional class at DOCK11 in Berlin.

Elisabeth’s class aims at preparing an articulate, attentive and curious body to move with individual instinct through precise alignment, flow of weight, use of time and dynamic playfulness. By introducing exploratory tasks as well as set material, the positive and energetic environment will encourage you to discover your body’s full potential through facility, strength, efficiency and a creative mind. The class will furthermore invite you to enhance your perception of yourself and others in order to open the space for a powerful visceral experience.

Picture: Bohumil Kostohryz

Elisabeth is very happy to have been invited to join the 4th Platform of Kaleidoscopic Arts in London. The event will take place on May 19th and will be part of Wandsworth Fringe Festival, Wilditch Community Centre, where Elisabeth will present the photographic exhibition STADTKÖRPER.

Picture: Eunsun Cho


Extracts of Elisabeth’s new work SIXFOLD were shown in Cercle Cité Luxembourg on April 19th.


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SIXFOLD on two cultural title pages of major newspapers in Luxembourg:

‘La pièce d’Elisabeth Schilling, «Sixfold», est tout à fait remarquable.’ (‘Elisabeth Schilling’s SIXFOLD is absolutely remarquable.’) Marie – Laure Rolland, Luxembourger Wort

‘Die Choreographie SIXFOLD führt den Zuschauer zu den Anfängen der Welt.’ (‘The choreography SIXFOLD takes the audience to the beginning of the world.’) Anina Valle Thiele, D’Letzebuerger Land

‘Elisabeth Schilling, avec SIXFOLD, nous a proposé un véritable objet chorégraphique non identifié.’ Paulo Lobo

‘Vielschichtig, phantasievoll und mutig.’ (‘Multi-layered, full of phantasy and courageous.’) Anina Valle Thiele, D’Letzebuerger Land



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Elisabeth will be premiering her new work SIXFOLD this week at TROIS C-L, Centre de Création Chorégraphique as part of  ‘Les Emergences – Vol. 4’.

‘At the crossroads of visual arts, design and dance, the piece is an “unidentified choreographic object”, based on an in-depth study of movement between human and object.’


Choreography, Performance: Elisabeth Schilling

Photography: Bohumil Kostohryz

Sculpture: Alexander Ruth

Sculpture Making: Sooye Kim FOAMNARA South Korea

Engineer: Ntlab Seoul South Korea

Dramaturgy: Moritz Gansen

Composer of first and last music: Phill Niblock

Sounds: William ‘Bilwa’ Costa

Supported by:
Silvio and Waltraud dell’ Antonio-Kunsmann-Stiftung, TROIS C-L, Seoul Dance Centre, Seoul Foundation for the Arts, Kulturstiftung Rheinland-Pfalz, City Moves Dance Agency Scotland, The Studio Shetland, Franje Norway, Sjönevad Art Centre Sweden, Kunst Mainz!

Produced by Making Dances a.s.b.l

Special thanks to:

Mélanie Planchard, Sebastian Simon, Claus Ewehardt, Nina Schaeffer, Moritz Gansen, Karl Humbug, Dorothee Follmann, Stefan Roost, Simone Röhr, William Costa, Jin Cho Youn, Julia K Gleich, Anne – Mareike Hess, Aifric Ni Chaoimh, Gemma Dunlovely, Baptiste Hilbert, Catarina Barbosa, Giovanni Zazzera, Rolf Weber-Schmidt, Sanne E. Ryg, Karolin Kent, Robin Lambrecht, Simone Kribs,  Kit Flammang, Tony Humbleyard and last but not least the incredible team of the TROIS C-L Bernard, Julie, Veronika, Leslie, Sousana, Mathis, Alexandre.

The piece BAL is inspired by the lives of two legendary figures of Luxembourgish folk dancing, Josephine and Claudine Bal. Born in Luxembourg in the 1920s, the sisters Bal have developed Luxembourgish folk dancing into a highly theatricalised form and, with their company, the Ballet National Folklorique du Luxembourg, have enchanted audiences both in Luxembourg and abroad. The creation is based on an extensive documentation collected in a series of international archives as well as on unique testimonials by contemporaries of the family Bal and former dancers of the troupe. Further collaborations with archivists from around the world have made it possible to reconstruct fragments of the original repertoire, which it will be a rare treat to experience again after more than forty years since the company’s disbandment. With this, BAL offers a rare glimpse of an extraordinary luxembourgish cultural heritage that is largely lost.

The piece will be supported by an exhibition of rare historical photographs that document the sisters’ early life and gradual success.

In English and some Luxembourgish.


Concept and direction: Simone Mousset

Performed by and devised in collaboration with: Simone Mousset, Elisabeth Schilling

Music: Maurizio Spiridigliozzi

Costumes: Mélanie Planchard

Production: Mierscher Kulturhaus

Co-production: TROIS C-L Centre de Création Chorégraphique Luxembourgeois

Developed with the support of: the Ministry of Culture Luxembourg, the Fonds culturel national Luxembourg and SACEM Luxembourg.

Première: 25/26 April 2017 Mierscher Kulturhaus

28 April TUFA Trier



After the first preview of SIXFOLD, Elisabeth is on the main page for culture in ‘Le Quotidien’. Elisabeth will preview SIXFOLD again at Cercle Cité next week: April 19th, 7pm.


‘Two dances for Phill Niblock’ for Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights, is featured in the highlights of the festival: