Michael O’Connor is choreographer, performer and teacher, who lives and works in Vienna. He has a background in Modern Dance (Utah, 2005), experimental choreography and is a graduate of DAS choreography Amsterdam (formerly AMCh) in 2015. His current interest is the study of neuroscience and how through empathy and love, we can literally be moved.
Michael worked among others with Cie. Willi Dorner, Bodies in Urban Spaces and was listed in 2008 BalletTanz magazine as the ‘dancer to watch’. With sholarships, partnerships and residencys, Michael became through his work a controversial choreographer. Founded in 2006, ‘A Waiting Dog’ is the company behind Michael O’Connor and has produced a waiting dog dies, The PArk, Only, You are the subject of my seeing, NEWS, A General Theory of Love and most recently in 2013, TERTIARY.