(Foto by Paul V. Schütz)
"WHEN YOU DO DANCE, I WISH YOU A WAVE O'THE SEA, THAT YOU MIGHT EVER DO NOTHING BUT THAT."
Since he attended his first classes in breaking he was practicing and connecting with bboys in various countries in Europe, Asia and America. All these experiences defined his style of moving and the concepts behind it.
Started to study contemporary dance in 2010. He began to explore and define the meaning of contemporary arts. He successfully achieved two bachelor degrees in stage dance and dance pedagogy at the Anton Bruckner University Linz.
He is mainly working on the connection of urban and contemporary dance styles.
He holds his daily practice with his breaking crew Rize Rockerz.
In his travels he always trys to connect with the local bboys for trainings sessions.
With Rize Rockerz he is doing shows and battles there he can find a physical compensation to the often more conceptual, contemporary-art work.
Elias Choi-Buttinger is especially interested in absorbing new dance techniques and to develop his performing skills in a wide scope.
He worked in various dance projects with Choreographers like e.g.:
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