Chris Lauenberger

Chris Leuenberger (b. 1979) studied theatre in California and choreography at the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. Based in Bern (Switzerland) as a freelance choreographer and performer, he collaborates with different artists in various contexts and formations. His piece White Horse – an attempt at live therapy won the ITS Choreography Award 2007 and marked the beginning of an ongoing interest in a therapeutic approach to theatre. Chris is the founding member of White Horse and Sweet&Tender Collaborations (with Lea Martini i Julia Jadkowski) with whom he has created Trip (2008), Romance (2009), Trip en masse (2010), Groupies (2011) and Together (2011). The shows deal with social phenomena of togetherness as depicted in the mass media.