Isaac Spencer

Dance

Isaac Spencer

Princess Grace Award:
Dance Scholarship, 2003

Isaac Spencer (*1982) is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer living in Dresden, Germany since 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Juilliard School in New York City in 2004. He was a member of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (2004-2006), Cullberg Ballet in Stockholm (2006-2012), and Göteborgs Operans Danskompani (2013-2014). 

He created and danced in works by Mats Ek, Johan Inger, Benoit Lachambre, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, Richard Siegal, Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian and others, touring North and South America, Europe, and Asia. 

As a freelance artist he collaborates with Rachel Tess (SE/US), Sebastian Matthias (DE), Barbara Schmidt-Rohr (DE), Tino Sehgal (DE), Moritz Ostruschnjak (DE) and others. 

He has received merit-based funding from the Princess Grace Foundation USA and the Swedish Arts Council.

Isaac is a member of the artistic panel of the Milvus Artistic Research Center in Sweden and the Villa Wigman e.V. in Dresden. He is a guest teacher of dance and improvisation in Scandinavia, Germany, Switzerland and the USA.


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