Constanza Macras (AR) born in Buenos Aires, where she studied Dance and Fashion
She continued her Dance studies at the Merce Cunningham Studios in Amsterdam and New York.
2003 she founded the international dance and theatre company Constanza Macras | DorkyPark. In this company, Macras brings together actors, dancers, musicians, and artists from a wide range of genres and countries. Combining dance, text, live music, and film, the interdisciplinary ensemble worked with state theatres like the Schaubühne Berlin and the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, as well as with theatres of the free performing arts scene like Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) Berlin. Currently the company is resident of the Volksbühne Berlin under the artistic direction of René Pollesch.
Since 2003 the company produced over 25 pieces, that toured worldwide and have been shown at the Festival d’Avignon, the Wiener Festwochen, the Seoul Performing Arts Festival, the Buenos Aires International Fes-tival, the Attakalari-India Biennial, the Dance Umbrella Johannesburg, the Aarhus Festival, the Romaeuropa Festival, the LIFT London, the Santiago a Mil International Festival in Chile, the Bitef Festival, and many others.
Macras has given lectures and Masterclasses around the globe.
2018 Macras worked with film director Yorgos Lanthimos, for whose movie The Favourite she created the choreography.
In addition to that Constanza Macras receives numerous commissioned work offers for national and international theatres, among others from The Goteborg Dance company of the Goteborg Opera House or The Ballet Estable del Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. In 2008 Constanza Macras received the Goethe-Institut Award for her piece HELL ON EARTH.
In 2010 she was awarded with the Arts at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) William L. Abramowitz Residency. Since 1961, the series has brought renowned performing artists and writers to MIT to perform, present public lec-tures, and collaborate with students in free programs.
Constanza Macras will return to MIT for research and a project development together with MIT students in 2022.
In 2010 Constanza Macras was awarded the national German theatre-prize DER FAUST for best choreography for the piece MEGALOPOLIS.
2021 Constanza Macras and her company won the Tabori prize, Germanys highest award for the free performing arts scene, for her work and artistic development.