videostill: sonja browne
sonja browne is dancer, choreographer and teacher.
she studied ballet, modern dance, tap dance, acting and singing in private education programmes and social work between 1996 and 1999.
she danced with a.o. editta braun, willi dorner, hubert lepka, olivier gelpe and worked as intern with amici (uk) and theater stap (be).
in 1999 she founded the company danse brute, which creates performances with dancers with disabilities.
in 2006 she founded the dance company tanzmontage.balance.
since 1999 she teaches dance and improvisation at a.o. impulstanz, ostertanztage salzburg (at) and tanztage würzburg (de).
currently she is working on her master thesis for the university of applied art of vienna: “NO to spectacle no to virtuosity no to ableism. wie inklusive praxis den zeitgenössischen tanz bereichert” [how inclusive practice enriches contemporary dance].