bio

Born in Switzerland Jürg has been working internationally as a performer, choreographer and dance educator for the past fifteen years. He trained dance in Amsterdam and London gaining an MA at the London Contemporary Dance School.

Working with Candoco integrating disabled and non-disabled performers and dancing in contemporary repertory including works by Bill T Jones, Javier de Frutos and Fin Walker informs Jürg’s artistic and pedagogic outlook.

 image: mary levin

image: mary levin

In January 2004 he joined the faculty in the Dance Program at the University of Washington as a lecturer. He was  appointed Assistant Professor in 2008 and promoted to Associate Professor in 2014. He now lives in Bern, Switzerland and works as a freelance dance artist.