Andreas Hannes (1987) grew up in a musical surrounding. After completing his studies in classical percussion at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece, he moved to the Netherlands. Here he actively engaged with one of his long time passions, which is film making. He worked as an independent producer and director for short films and held the artistic direction of Small House Productions.
In 2014, after various training courses on physical theater and dance, he entered SNDO – School for New Dance Development, from which he graduated in 2018. Andreas’ graduation performance The City showcased the practice of continuous skipping and received the Moving Forward Trajectory Award 2018. Since 2011, he is affiliated with Cinedans Dance on Screen Festival in Amsterdam and currently works as the Artistic Programmer and Producer of the festival.