Michael Schumacher is a performing artist
with roots in classical and modern dance.
He has been a member of several groundbreaking
companies, including Ballet
Frankfurt, Twyla Tharp Dance, Feld Ballet,
Pretty Ugly Dance Company, and Magpie
Music Dance Company. As an independent
artist, he has collaborated with and appeared
in productions of Peter Sellars, William
Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Sylvie Guillem, and
Anouk van Dijk. Over the past twenty-five
years, Schumacher has developed a unique
approach to the discipline of improvisation.
He currently resides in Amsterdam and
conducts workshops in movement analysis
and improvisation worldwide.