Tine Schmidt + Morgan Reid

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Morgan Reid, born 1989 in Toronto, he began his dance education with the Toronto Dance Theater at 12, continuing at the Etobicoke School of the Arts and the National Ballet School of Canada, he moved to Europe at 18 to study at the Rotterdam Dance Academy, Codarts. He moved on to dancing with IT Dansa in Barcelona, then the Landestheater Linz (Austria) and the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Munich, Germany. Over the course of his career he has worked with internationally acclaimed choreographers such as: Alexander Ekman, Jiři Kylian, Stijn Celis, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Angelin Preljocaj, Ohad Naharin, Marco Goecke, Jacopo Godani, Kathrin Hall and Jo Stromgen. He started choreographing works at 16 and a year later Morgan won the Bailey Bird Memorial Award for Choreography. His works have been performed in Rotterdam, Barcelona, Linz and Toronto (Dance Ontario Weekend for Parahumans, Fleck Dance Theater 2011) and since 2014 he has founded a company of his own: Phase-Zero Productions, with Tine Schmidt. They have since choreographed 4 works together: Movement Speaks, E|MERGE, Wrinkle Maze and Side-by-Side.
Alongside his dance career, Morgan Reid has been working as a professional guitarist and composer, he was a live finalist at the Guitar Idol 4 competition in London as well as a finalist in the Jam Track Central Guitar Solo competition 2015. Since fall 2015 he has been the lead guitarist of UK based metal band “Bloodshot Dawn”.

Tine Schmidt is a professional dancer and choreographer from Leipzig, Germany. Born in 1989 she started her dance studies at the “Ballettschule der Oper Leipzig” at the age of 6. In 2004, she moved to Dresden to attend the “Palucca Schule Hochschule für Tanz” under the direction of Jason Beechey. Tine was awarded one of two prestigious “Palucca-Stipendium” awards for particularly gifted students in 2008. Tine started her first contract with Landestheater Eisenach under the direction of Andris Plucis. After Tine’s second season she left Eisenach to dance with the Landestheater Linz unter Jochen Ulrich in Austria, working with Jochen and other esteemed choreographers such as Katrin Hall in the four seasons and Amir Hosseinpour in Philip Glass’ world premiere Opera “The Lost”. Since 2013 she has been freelancing in both Austria and Germany working with Jonathan Lunn and again with Amir Hosseinpour. During Tine’s professional dance career, having worked with artists such as William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Jiri Kylian, Rui Horta, Yuval Pick and others mentioned above, she has maintained her studies, focusing on psychology. Alongside her first contract she began her Bachelor degree by way of distance University in 2009. She has since completed her Masters in psychology at Uni Ulm and is currently finishing her therapist education in Leipzig. 

ProART Festival Pilsen 2019

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