New dance mentoring Programm in Hamburg in December


This NEW dance mentoring Programm in Hamburg/Germany helps young dancers to push their career to the next level.

Two days of Master classes in Jazz/Commercial and Modern/Contemporary, talk session, career coaching and individual consultation by Sven Niemeyer and one international Guest-Choreographer will bring you to the next step in your international dance career.

max. 10-12 Students to assure that everyone is getting her/his own special coaching and consulting.

STEPHANIE THOMASEN (Alvin Ailey Alumni), Award winning Choreographer and Artistic Director of UPPERCUT DANSETEATER in Copenhagen is going to be the Guest Choreographer for the first mentoring weekend in Hamburg.


Saturday, Dec 15th

09:30-10:15 warm up /Sven
10:15-12:15 commerical Jazz (tech.+choreo) /Sven
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Contemporary /Stephanie
16:00-18:00 Group Talk Session/Career Coaching

(incl. tips for your CV/Pictures/Videos/Training/etc.)

Sunday, Dec 16th

09:30-10:15 warm up /Stephanie
10:15-12:15 Contemporary /Stephanie
12:15-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-15:00 Contemporary Jazz /Sven
15:15-16:30 Individual Talks Stephanie/Sven


Full Mentoring Programm

10-12 Dancers max. – 250Euro
just 2 Masterclasses Stephanie Thomasen
+5 Dancers max. to the mentoring Students – 150Euro

just 2 Masterclasses Sven Niemeyer
+5 Dancers max. to the mentoring Students – 100Euro

just a sit in spot (just watching)
3 spots max. – 75Euro

Please apply for your choice by sending your CV to


is educated from The Ailey School in NYC in 2009. Stephanie has been a part of Uppercut Dance Theater since 2010. Stephanie is the artistic Director and head Choreographer of the Company. Her latest choreographic work was TRO created for the Company in 2016, she is currently Working on a new creation for the Company called PANIC DAY, PANIC DAY, will premiere September 7th. 2018.

Stephanie received a Reumert talent-prize for her creation ONE and a Reumert nomination for Best Dance performance of the year for her creation 360. Further more She received the Albert Gaubiers Prize and the SPRING AWARD for her choreographic work, all created for Uppercut Dance theater.

Also in 2014 she was a dancer and Co-Choreographer at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen and choreographed the opening numbers for the Semi-Finals and the closing number for the Final.


is educated at the Stage School Hamburg, Iwanson School of Contemporary Dance Munich and EDGE-Pac Los Angeles. Sven has been almost 20 years on stage or in front of a camera. He choreographed numerous productions for stage (Musical, Opera, Dance Theatre) and TV in Germany, Luxembourg and Denmark. Sven is a well known guest teacher and judge for dance and theatre competitions around the globe. His short Film COLD was more than 30 times nominated at international dance film competitions and has won Awards like ‚Best Choreography‘ or ‚Best Film‘.

He is currently working for different Theatreproductions in Germany and the Phoenix Cruiseship Company of DERTourstik. Sven is also Assistant to the ZAV-Agency for dancers of the German Government and leads the Auditions twice a year in the field of Showdance.