Ceren Oran

Ceren Oran (Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer) was born in 1984 in Istanbul. She moved to Salzburg to study contemporary dance at SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance); after 2 years of studies in Yildiz Technical University Art and Design Faculty. Since she finished her postgraduate Masters program ICE (International Choreographic Exchange) at SEAD; she is working as a freelance dancer and choreographer. She worked with many choreographers (Davis Freeman, Ori Flomin, Mihran Tomasyan, Mustafa Avkiran, Tomaz Simatovic, Myrto Dimitridau, Abhilash Ningappa, etc.) and international companies. She also worked with many multidisciplinary artists for her own creations (RUSH HOUR, I need a man to perform this Duet, Heimat…los!, Just Vonce, Youmemeyouhesheme.., My Lovely Army, Static Apnea, Arrimamuebles) all around Europe, South and North America. Between 2010-2014, she worked at the Toihaus Theatre – Salzburg and performed in and directed many different productions of the theatre. Since 2014 she is based in Munich and a member of Tanztendenz München and Tanzbüro München.

Since 2010 she is creating Dance Theatre (Elefant aus dem Ei, Sag Mal…, Kugelhupf, Yamuk Yemek, Trag Mich..!, Im Rund Herum, Cartonville, Na Gute Nacht!) for very young audience (1,5-6 years old) around Europe and Turkey.

In 2010, Ceren started to build a career as a Soundpainter and Soundpainting trainer, which allows her to explore multidisciplinary free improvisation and compose live ‘in the moment’ improvisational material on the stage. Since 2012 she is part of the Soundpainting Think Tank community and working with other soundpainters to develop and improve the language. She is the founder and the soundpainter of Salzburg Soundpainting Collective, which has a multidisciplinary structure. Since

6 years she worked as a soundpainter and as a performer with many different international Soundpainting Collectives. She is very open to work and share ideas together, meanwhile as a second level certificated multidisciplinary soundpainting trainer she keeps on organizing workshops for different kinds of groups, such as: Multidisciplinary Artists, Refugees, Integration Schools, Primary School Classes, Kindergartens, Amateur Theater Groups, Choirs.



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