Felix Landerer

Felix Landerer


Photo: Arne Gutknecht

During his dance career at the Opera of Hannover, Felix Landerer (Germany) began choreographing. In 2006 Landerer transitioned to working full time as a freelance choreographer and founded his own company LANDERER&COMPANY. He was appointed the house choreographer at Scapino Ballet Rotterdam in 2011. Landerer created for the first time for the company in season 2018-2019, when he made The whys and wherefores are elusive for the NDT 2 dancers.

Felix Landerer started training as a dancer at Gymnasium Essen-Werden and the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt, after which he danced professionally for fifteen years before he transitioned to working full time as a choreographer in 2006. Besides choreographing for his own company, Landerer has created works for several dance companies all across Europe and the United States.



For his choreographic work, Landerer won the first prize in the International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover for his duet Suits in 2010 and he was nominated for a Dutch Swan award in the category ‘Best Dance Production’ for his production Blind Spot in 2013. His company LANDERER&COMPANY received the Pro Visio prize for exceptional artistic achievements for the production Revolte! as well as the Stadtkulturpreis Hannover for outstanding civic engagement in arts and culture in 2017.