Gesine Moog

Birthplace: Germany /Frankfurt am Main

Education: Bachelor of Arts at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

Gesine Moog was born in Germany and received her Bachelor of Arts at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts in 1997. After graduating she has had employments as a dancer in several theaters in Germany, such as Frankfurter Kuenstlerhaus Mousonturm, Staatstheater Mainz, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbruecken, and Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz Munich. 2004 Gesine was appointed as “Dancer to watch”, by the leading European magazine Ballet Tanz. Gesine came to Sweden during autumn 2007 where she performed in Riksteatern’s production Kamuyot choreographed by Ohad Naharin, and presented in The Stockholm City Hall, among other venues. For her outstanding performance and dedication Gesine received Riksteatern’s award “Dancer of the Year 2007”. Autumn 2008 Gesine joined Cullbergbaletten and throughout her career in Germany and Sweden she is looking upon a rich repertoire of multifaceted styles and pieces. Her experience span over classical and neo classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance such as body mind centering, somatic and others. She has worked together with Mats Ek, Ana Laguna, Ben van Cauwenbergh, Phillip Taylor, Jirí Kylián, Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman, Gaetano Soto, Carolyn Carlson, Robert Cohan, Antony Rizzi, Birgit Scherzer, Benoît Lachambre, Eszter Salamon, Deborah Hay, Jefta van Dinther, Edouard Lock, and many more choreographers. In 2015, Gesine started to get commissioned by Edouard Lock to perform Study for Boijmans, La La La Human Steps for the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum Rotterdam and in 2017 The Heart of August for the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Belgium. In 2016, Jeanette Langert commissioned her to dance the solo piece Bolero and to perform together with the Symphony Orchestra of Norrland at Norrlands Operan in Umeå. Since 2001 she also has created her own choreographic and creative works and today her creativity is seen in her paintings, crafting with wood and performative installations.