Franco Schmidt

… was born in 1970 in Germany and studied dance from 1993 - 1995 at the "Schule für Tanztheater/Bernd Kuehn" in Hamburg and from 1995-1998 at the Folkwang Academy in Essen. He was a member of the Mark Sieczkarek Company from 1998 - 1999 and a scholarship student at the Limon Institute and guest artist with the Limon Dance Company in New York from 1999 - 2000. In 2000 he worked with the Tanztheater Basel /Joachim Schlömer in Switzerland and joined the Folkwang Tanzstudio in June 2001.