Rahel Vonmoos

Class Description | Morning class | Tuesday 28 - Friday 31 May 2019

Rahel’s class draws from her personal movement research, her experience in Body-Mind Centering and Aikido. She investigates the different movement qualities of the body’s physiological systems focusing on the volume/ support of the organs and the connection of the centre to extremities and space. Rahel works with developmental patterns leading to phrases on the floor as well as standing, using a combination of set material and improvisation.


Rahel Vonmoos is a Swiss/British independent dance maker and performer. She has created a substantial body of work, presented in theatres, galleries and site specific places in Europe and USA; at the Hayward Gallery, Dance Umbrella and Spring Loaded Festival in London. Her recent work ‘to find a place’ was a Compass Commission 2015. Her recent research themes are displacement (physical, socio-political) and dedication (commitment/memory); and her ongoing photo/film research project is called ‘mothers and sinks’ playing with reflections into being, house-holding, age, anger and nostalgia.
Rahel has worked in collaborative contexts, amongst others, with dancer/choreographer Wally Cardona (NY), filmmaker Ruth Schlaepfer (CH) and for over 20 years as a dancer for, amongst others Rosemary Butcher, Iztok Kovac (for film), Philippe Gehmacher, Charles Linehan, Ricochet Dance Company and in Switzerland with Cie Pool and Philippe Saire.
Rahel is a certified Body-Mind Centering practitioner, studied intensely Aikido and holds an MA: The Body in Performance. She teaches dance, improvisation and performance practice for different organisations in the UK and abroad and is a guest lecturer for contemporary technique and choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatory.