Arthur Stäldi,

born in Luzern, Switzerland he began his dance training in Luzern (Switzerland) and Rotterdam (Holland). Following his education, he worked for several state theatres in Switzerland and Germany and founded the dance group COAX in 1989 with dancer Rica Blunck in Hamburg. In the summer of 1994, he left COAX to become a co-founder of the collective laborgras and has since been involved in numerous international projects with other artists and choreographers. His longest collaboration has been with the choreographer David Hernandez. Since 1996 he has taught contemporary dance technique regularly in various institutions in Germany and internationally. Since 2008 he works mainly as Improviser, Choreographer, Dramaturg, Teacher and at the Studio of laborgras as the Technical Director.