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Still of the Production 'Lead Role'

Lead Role

The holy grail of German theater tradition, the dream of every actor and actress, the exclusive casting right of dramaturges and theater directors: the lead role! But what if skin color and family background supposedly aren’t suited for the job? Siegfried, Faust or Woyzeck? A dance solo about the visibility of performers of color on German stages. more

Still of the Production 'lost my choreographer on the way to the dressing room (copy 1)'

lost my choreographer on the way to the dressing room (copy 1)

The relationship between choreographer and dancers has noticeably changed over the last few years. Forms of participatory work and a general emancipation of the dancers have become part of everyday life in contemporary dance. more


Christoph Winkler works with a wide array of different dancer-performers. See here for an overview of all dancers. Every dancer is also directly linked to all productions that they performed in.


See here for an overview of all Christoph Winkler productions. Every production page features detailed information on the production, as well as all dates and dancers. 

About Christoph Winkler

Christoph Winkler, born in Torgau/East Germany, was a multiple Spartakiad winner in the disciplines weight-lifting and judo and studied breakdance and martial arts, before being selected for classical ballet training as a teenager. more