Wilfredo Cohen

... Dancer and choreographer, Wilfredo Cohen graduated from the Instituto Superior de Danza (Institute of Advanced Studies in Dance) in Caracas, Venezuela, where he performed in productions by a.o. Jeremy Nelson, Leyson Ponce, Luis Viana, Graciela Henriquez and Miguel Issa and also worked as an assistant choreographer and assistant stage manager on dance and theatre productions. In Germany he has danced in productions by Pina Bausch, Joachim Schlömer, Malou Airaudo and Manuel Queros. As a choreographer he has taken part in the XII, XV and XVIII Festival of Young Choreographers (Caracas, Venezuela), in the Folkwang Academy's "Young Choreographer's Evenings" in 2002 and 2003, in the theatre production "Credit Bill" (1998) and "Gebrüllt vor Lachen" (Bochum 2002) directed by Roland Riebeling. He is currently a fourth year student at the Folkwang Academy in Essen and working on his graduation performance project with Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola. In 2003, he will take part in the XII Festival Internacional de Danza - Maracaibo