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tanz.coop was launched in March 2009, it was necessary to find a merger for the artistic activity, creative exchange and cooperation and allows implementation and development of different dance projects. Since 21 July 2009 formally agreed as tanz.coop verein for arts. Beside the annual TanzTag (Dance Day Celebration) tanz.coop has further Projects and cooperations with different artists. Gisela Elisa Heredia has being the artistic director and choreographer since that time.
Gisela Elisa Heredia
Choreographer and Dance Artist
Born in Córdoba, Argentina. She studied 3 Years Psycology at the UNC, at the same time she finished her
studies of Contemporary Dance at the Choreographic Platform from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Argentina.
Since 2003 is living in Vienna where she finished her next Study of Pedagogy for Contemporary Dance at the Konservatorium Wien,
today MUK. She works since many years as a freelance dancer choreographer and dance Teacher in different Nationals and
International Dance Festivals, Theater Projects and Films. Some of her works has been seen at places like Poolbar Festival,
MuTh Wien, Tanzhafen Festival, Steirischeherbst, posthof Linz, KUB - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Linz09,
Berührungen Tanz Festival - Odeon Theater,, Tanz Atelier Wien Company, Tanzquartier Wien, TanzTag Wien, Klagenfurter Ensemble,
Künstlerhaus Wien, Theater Phönix (Austria), Das tanzfest St. Gallen (Switzerland), Reverie DansFestival (Belgium), Tanzzentrale (Germany),
Albania Dance Meeting Festival - Experimental Theater (Albanien), Plesni Theater Ljubljana (Slowenien), Gödör Space (Hungary),
Zoom Festival (Croatia), Cinema Victoria (Romania), Centro Cultural Espania-Córdoba, Casa Babylon Social Club, Teatro Real,
24 Horas de Arte - Festival de Danza Contemporanea, Danzón - Teatro Comedia (Argentina) and many others.
She received two prices at the Festival Latinoamericano de Danza Contemporanea in Argentina. 1st Price for best Choreographie Work
and Second Price for best Group in Contemporary Dance Technic. In 2016 Gisela received the “Avantgarde Award”
for her artistic and choreographic work. In 2021 she received a Grant from the Federal Ministry of Arts and Culture for a new work
with dancers in Romania. 2023 she received a Grant from the City of Vienna for her new work called Minorities.
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