Honji Wang is a dancer, choreographer and artistic director born and raised in Germany by Korean parents.
Her dance language is an abstraction of hip-hop dance and has influences of earlier martial arts and ballet training. She is recognized as an artist who brings contemporary and hip-hop together in an exceptionally organic fashion.
Together with Sébastien Ramirez, Honji Wang received the Bessie Award 2013 as “Outstanding Performer” following the presentation of AP15 at the Apollo Theatre in New York. Their work Monchichi was one of the 2017 Bessie Award nominees for “Outstanding Production” following its performance at BAM Fisher.
Wang was invited to Madonna’s final auditions in New York, where her outstanding performance earned her an invitation to tour and perform for the Rebel Heart Tour.
She was invited as a guest artist to perform a duo with acclaimed British choreographer Akram Khan titled The Pursuit of Now, which was accompanied by well-known pianist Shahin Novrasli. She also collaborated with the most avant-garde female flamenco dancer Rocío Molina in the duet Felahikum as well as with New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns in the duet No.1.
Born in the south of France, Sébastien Ramirez is an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and artistic director.
Ramirez specializes in the use of aerial work as well as choreographic rigging development.
Since the foundation of his company, he developed a new vision of space and choreography, bringing hip-hop dance to a wider and new audience.
Following the presentation of AP15 at the Apollo Theatre in New York, Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang received the Bessie Award 2013 as “Outstanding Performers.” Their work Monchichi was one of the 2017 Bessie Award nominees for “Outstanding Production” following its performance at BAM Fisher.
Ramirez contributed to the creation phase of Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour in New York City and choreographed for her live show. He also conducted a personal training on floorwork movement for the creation of Akram Khan’s solo DESH.
Ramirez was also invited by Sadler’s Wells as one of the five choreographers of RIOT Offspring, a unique dance piece performed to Igor Stravinsky’s iconic The Rite of Spring played by British chamber orchestra Southbank Sinfonia.
Louis Becker has a strong base in b-boying and broadened his artistic expressions with contemporary dance, acrobatics and drama. Winner of an impressive number of battles, he is also part of different contemporary dance productions of Company Constanza Macras, touring internationally.
Johanna Faye has her dance roots in breaking, with strong experiences in contemporary dance and improvisation. Johanna has been working with choreographers like Amala Dianor, Jérémie Belingard, Tishou Aminata Kane et Sylvain Groud.
Saïdo Lehlouh is a charismatic b-boy who was spotted early for his extraordinary dance skills, stage presence and interpretation. From the very beginning, he participated at important dance theatre productions with artists such as Storm (Théâtre de Chaillot, Paris; National dance center CND in Pantin; Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin), Constanza Macras (Berlin) or Norma Claire (French Guiana).
Stunt coordinator Alister Mazzotti received global recognition for his work with a Taurus World Stunt Award nomination in 2012 and four nominations for the German Television Academy (DAFF) since 2013. During his 23-year-long career he has coordinated stunts for renowned action directors such as Chad Stahelski, Jeff Imada, David Leitch, Nik Powell and Steve Griffin and has headed stunt departments in 16 different countries. He is a board member of the German Stunt Association.