Sergiu Matis was born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. From 1991 to 2000 he studied at Liceul de Coregrafie in his hometown and afterwards at Akademie des Tanzes Mannheim as a scholarship holder of Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil. He started his professional career at Tanztheater Nünrberg where he worked with many different dancers and choreographers like Daniela Kurz, Stijn Celis, Jo Strømgren, Catherine Guerin, Rodolfo Leoni, Russell Maliphant, Lionel Hoche, Jo Kanamori, Rui Horta, Javier de Frutos, Andre Gingras and Jorma Elo. He also joined different workshops of William Nadylam (Peter Brook Company), Duccio Bellugi-Vannuccini (Théâtre du Soleil), Compagnie Alias-Geneva, Julien Hamilton, Susan Klein and Jeremy Nelson. Since 2008 Sergiu Matis has lived in Berlin and has worked with Colette Sadler, Yossi Berg and Oded Graf. In February 2014 he finished his Master in Solo/Dance/Authorship (SODA) at the HZT Berlin. With Sasha Waltz he worked together for her productions Dialoge 09 – Neues Museums, Dialoge 09 – MAXXI, Continu, Métamorphoses and Matsukaze. He also participated in the dance project MusicTANZ – Carmen within the education project of the Berliner Philharmoniker, where he took part in the choreographical and pedagogical realization of the project with over 100 pupils. Additionally he choreographed own pieces like Human Nature, Landing, ThreeDoors.Search, Crossover Dreams, 89. Grenzenlos, Ploaie de vara, Ending-dong, five short pieces for Tanzkunst at Neues Museum Nürnberg. Sergiu Matis dances also in the new choreography Sacre by Sasha Waltz.

„Fake – the real deal“ – Premiere
30 August, 10:30 pm, Studio 16