Veronika Mayerböck is working as freelance performer / dancer & choreographer, lighting designer and artist. Fascinated of the symbiosis between architecture and dance she followed the formation in contemporary dance already in parallel to her studies of Architecture (Technical University of Graz) a.o. with Mona May/Cie SubsTanz (A) and Frey Faust (US). Later continuous further training in various fields of dance (Modern, Ballet, Capoeira, Butoh, Contact Improvisation), choreography and composition with international teachers in Austria, France, Hungary, Brazil and Argentina. Installation- and performanceworks with impact on light- and spaceperception in Belgium (Parc des Aventures Scientifiques Mons, Beneflux Festival Brussels), Norway (Art on Wires Festival), France ( Fete des Lumieres Lyon) and Austria (Posthof Linz, Tanztag Vienna).
Since 2008 living in Vienna. After 2 years of working activity as professional lighting designer in Vienna, she decides to work freelance as performing artist with the end of 2009. Between 2007 and 2011 she worked with performing artists Anne Juren, Frans Poelstra & Robert Stein, Milli Bitterli, Tanz*Hotel Vienna/Bert Gstettner, Tanzatelier Vienna/ Sebastian Prantl, Akemi Takeya, Moe Yamamoto / Butoh Cie Kanazawa Butoh Kann (Jp). In the scope of Heimspiel 2011 she presents her current work at POSTHOF Linz in February 2011 within an own evening. Further showings of her work scheduled in Stockholm and Dresden until end of 2011. Currently the dance performance „one rotten day in paradise_ a solo“ is in production (Premiere as Duet at Posthof Linz in Feb 2012, as Solo Premiere at Lange Nacht der Bühnen Linz, Lentos Museum June 2012).
One rotten Day in Paradise
Photo: Marco Prill
Impressions from Bodyscapes_corpoPhonolux @ Cynetart Festival Hellerau, Dresden – Nov 2011