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Rica Blunck
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Rica Blunck

Choreografin, Theatermacherin & Musikerin

Rica Blunck, born 1964 in Hamburg. 1983 to 1988 trained as a modern dancer and choreographer at the "Rotterdamse Dansacademie". Several scholarships from the "Rotterdamse Kunststichting". From 1989 to 1998 she directed the internationally successful dance theater group COAX at Kampnagel in Hamburg. Since 1994 she has also choreographed for opera, plays, musicals, video clips and film in Europe and the USA. As a choreographer she has worked at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Thalia Theater Hamburg, St. Pauli Theater, Hamburger Kammerspiele, Internationale Kulturfabrik Kampnagel, Münchner Kammerspiele, Theater Mannheim, Hamburger Staatsoper, The Minnesota Opera, Calarts Los Angeles. Worked with directors and musicians such as, Travis Preston, Horst Königstein, Christian Görlitz, Uli Waller, Absolute Beginner, FM Einheit, Studio Braun, Theodor Currentzis and others. 2001 to 2002 she studied screenwriting at the Autorenschule Hamburg. Since 1999 she has been a singer in various projects, including Jacques Palminger & the Kings of Dub Rock, Die Zimmermänner, Adolf Noise, International Pony, Studio Braun, FM Einheit. With Studio Braun among others at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, in "Phoenix", "Dorfpunks", "L'amour Fou", "Rust", "Fraktus" (Thalia Theater Hamburg), "Der Goldene Handschuh" 2017. Since 2011 direction and choreography for youth theater productions among others "Fly Society" Young Star Fest Hamburg, Kampnagel. 2012 Choreography and direction "I like to sing. Loud." Junges Schauspielhaus. 2013 "High Low" Kampnagel Hamburg, 2015 "Flirt Society" Kampnagel Hamburg, 2017 "International Society" Kampnagel as part of the Krass Festival. Since 2018 with International Society/Salon International in "Die Halle" Hamburg. Salon International is a long-term project for young people with and without refugee experience and consists of a main project and several sub-projects. One of these subprojects is Salon International funded by Pop2Go.