Connor Schumacher is a great conceiver and creator of wonderful and never obvious imagery. By searching for a balance between theatrical imagery, transparent use of objects, and composition Connor tries to bring awareness to the present moment.
Connor Schumacher is a choreographer from Rotterdam. He started dancing at Purchase College Conservatory of Dance in New York. Since 2012 he develops himself at Dansateliers, where he created a.o. Boy oh Boy (2013), Boy oh Boy 2: God’s first creature (2014), The Fool (2015) and OK Future (2017) i.s.m. Lucy Suggate. In 2015-2017 he took part in the European project Dancing Museums; a two-year research- and development trajectory for which he presented work in The Louvre in Paris, The National Gallery in London and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. In 2018-2019 he toured through the Netherlands with THREESOME, and in 2019-2020 he will tour with his second evening-filling performance Funny, Soft, Happy & The Opposite. In 2019 Connor Schumacher won the Prijs van de Nederlandse Dansdagen Maastricht, for which he also was nominated in 2017. This means that he will premier with a new performance on de Nederlandse Dansdagen 2020.