Brigitta Luisa Merki
Member of the Jury 2012-2017
(born 1954) is the choreographer and artistic director of the dance company Flamencos en route, founded in 1984, for which she has choreographed 30 productions, the most recent of which are characterised by a close relationship with live music and collaboration with visual artists. In 2007, she founded the dance concept tanz&kunst königsfelden at Königsfelden monastery church in Aargau. She works as a choreographer and teacher in Switzerland and abroad. She has provided tuition at the Hochschulen für Tanz Dresden and Mannheim and holds summer courses in Italy and France. Brigitta Luisa Merki has won numerous prizes, including the Hans Reinhart Ring in 2004.