Maria Zimpel choreographer, dance artist. In her work she is exploring the limits of physically. She is creating her own dance language and modular choreographic structures based on semi-repetitive movement patterns and embodied attention in movement. She is an author of many solo and collaborative projects, shown all around the world. As a dancer she worked with radical artists such as: Rosalind Crisp, Isabelle Schad, Kat Valastur. Studied Dance, Choreography and Context at HZT (Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz in Berlin) at University of the Arts (UdK), and Cultural Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. in 2009 she was a recipient of DanceWeb Scholarship; in 2016 her choreography noish~ was selected for the European Platform AerowavesTwenty, and Polish Dance Platform in 2017.
During the K3 residency 19/20, Maria combined the research in quantum physics and dance, exploring the idea of dance as an elementary force creating and transforming places. In her choreography Space Gives Place, the notion of place as a dance-based event was explored via dance, music, light and space design.
She is practicing GYROKINESIS® and teaches this method during the Profi Training at the K3.