Isaac Spencer

Isaac Spencer is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer living in Dresden. He earned his BFA at the Juilliard School and then joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. In 2006, he moved to Stockholm to join Cullberg Ballet. After freelancing in Berlin he was invited to dance with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani for the season 2013/14. Since then, Isaac is an independent dance artist in Dresden and continues to dance and perform in his own productions and with others. He is on the artistic panel of MARC artistic research center in Sweden and a member of the Villa Wigman für TANZ e.V. in Dresden.

Isaac is teaching ballet, contemporary, mentoring, and staging repertoire for companies, and university programs. In 2017 he created the solo “the heart of the matter” as part of the Tanzfonds Erbe project “Bautzner Strasse 107, PAST PRESENT FUTURE” initiated by the Villa Wigman für TANZ e.V. in Dresden. That year he also created “BLEIB SAUBER”, a performative installation in public space about crystal meth addiction as part of Kulturjahrsucht. In 2018, he created “MESH” for the exhibition “Bauhaus und Amerika” at the LWL Museum für Kunst und Kultur in Münster.

TANZPAKT Dresden Isaac Spencer
Foto: Jana Mila Lippitz