Birgit Relitzki

Birgit Relitzki was born in Aachen in 1965 and studied at the Folkwang Academy in Essen and in New York at the Limón Institute and the Alvin Ailey School of Performing Arts. She has danced with companies in Dortmund, Münster and at the Aalto Theater Essen and was engaged as a soloist with Ballett Schindowski in Gelsenkirchen, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Switzerland and in Hagen under the artistic directorship of Richard Wherlock. From 1999 to 2004 she directed the Tanztheater Nordhausen Company and currently works as a freelance choreographer and teacher.