vanholzers  

Founded in 2021 by Raphael Miro Holzer, this interdisciplinary company is dedicated to producing high-quality artistic projects. Constantly engaging in dialogue with other creative disciplines and pushing the boundaries of dance,  vanholzers sets innovative standards and is poised to redefine the landscape of contemporary dance. 

Raphael Miro Holzer 

Raphael Miro Holzer is a visionary dance maker, curator, and esteemed pedagogue whose work has consistently pushed the boundaries of dance. Known for his innovative approach, Raphael continuously evolves his choreographic method, Blueprint, to explore new dimensions in movement and expression.

In 2021, Raphael founded the dance company vanholzers, establishing a dynamic platform for his cutting-edge choreographic works. That same year, the spanish dancemagazine Fila Zero recognized his exceptional talent by naming him one of the top 10 upcoming artists. His debut choreographic creation, "Desire de Parag√ľas," earned him the prestigious Premio Fundaci√≥n AISGE and the dantzaZ residency award.

Raphael's return to Austria in 2023 marked a significant milestone in his career. As part of tanztage23, Posthof - Linz showcased a triple bill of his works, which received rave reviews for their creativity and impact. His collaboration with Ballet Arabesque, Bulgaria's National Contemporary Dance Company, culminated in a stunning premiere at the State Music and Ballet Center Sofia.

Raphael's choreography for the film "Truth is in the Details" has garnered international acclaim, winning the "Best Choreography" award from the Moving Body Festival and being showcased at film festivals worldwide. Additionally, as a curator, he contributes his expertise to the bluebox program, further cementing his influence in the world of dance and beyond.

With a passion for innovation and an unwavering commitment to his craft, Raphael Miro Holzer continues to inspire and captivate audiences around the globe.