Martin Schick

Martin Schick is an independent performer and performance maker, choreographer, curator and author, born in Switzerland, living in Berlin and in a cottage in the swiss alps. Educated at a private Ballet School and at the Highschool of Arts in Bern on the subject Performance, he worked 2 years as an actor for state theater, television and the cinema. Since 2009 he realizes his own scenic plays in the independent dance and theatre environment, treating the theatre as a place of permanent transformation, looking out for the awkward, impure and uneven, aiming to interfere conventions within the theatre and in everyday life.

He lately tends to a more general practice and less representational position as for example by curating, developing new formats, selling art, exhibition projects, writing, teaching and researching.