Friedi Kohring - Circus Artist

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About me:

Friederike Kohring was born in 1993 in the south of germany. Since the childhood she loved doing acrobatics, especally standing on her galloping donkey Lieschen. When she was ten years old she was excepted to join the youth circus Waldoni in Darmstadt, Germany . From on then she developed her circus skills in various ways next to normal school and joined various productions with “Circus Projekt Waldoni”. After she graduated from highschool in 2013, she entered the Circusschool Codarts, Rotterdam(NL).

Friederike graduated with a BA Circus Arts degree from Codarts, Rotterdam in 2017, specialising in Hand to Hand and Chinese Pole. Furthermore she developed a unique combination of Chinese Pole and Hair Hanging in Codarts.

During her time in Codarts she has done various production for example with Roberto Magro and Dick Hauser.

She was part of other productions happened aswell, for example: Julia- by Rotterdam Philarmonics, Life - Terminal Festival dell' arte strada and Ting- by Scapino Ballett. After graduating she moved back to Darmstadt (DE), is teaching in various youth circus productions, created and performs “Camouflage” with Captain Sugar and the monkey puppets, is working with the show "Im Strom" by Company Xir, the Robo Show by Rudi Renner and "La volonté des cuisses" by Collectif Pourquois Pas...

References:

Performing:

February-April 2020: Tournee with Captain Sugar in the Netherlands and Belgium

 

January 2020: Festival Vilnius (LIT) with Captain Sugar & the monkey puppets

Winter 19/20: Pegasus Varieté Bensheim (DE)

October 2019: Festival Circo Circolo (NL) and Louderskerk Den Haag (NL) with Captain Sugar

Summer 2019: Tournee in France/Spain with Collective Pourquois Pas: for example Festivals in Châlon-sur-Sâone (under the 5 best shows of the whole festival), Aurillac, Barcelona, Biscarosse, Souté- Ville,...

 

September 2016 + 2018:“TING!”-Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Ed Wubbe (NL)

December 2018: Dave’s Wintervarieté with Charlie Hession

Summer Tour 2018: “Drumgod Show”–Rudi Renner Agentur withUliK Robotic, Martin Riedel(Tollwood FestivalMunich, Sommersprossen Festival Pforzheim (DE))

Since 2017:“Camouflage”-Captain Sugar and the monkey puppets/Circunstruction (NL)(Circusstad Festival 2018, official Premier 10thMarch 2019)

 

Since 2017:“Im Strom”–Compagnie Xir (GER)

 

June 2017:GraduationAct–“The hair in my face”–Codarts Circus Arts, Zinzi Oegema, Günther Klingler

 

February 2017: Graduation Show“It were the mistakes that made us famous”-CodartCircus Arts, Dick Hauser (NL)

 

Autumn 2016:Free to move-Zuiderstrand Theater Den Haag, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam (NL)

 

Spring 2016:Captain Sugar and the monkey puppets-Circus festival in Udine (IT) inspired by “Life”

 

Beginning 2016:Groupshow 3rdyear “Life”, one main character-CodartsCircusArts,RobertoMagro(NL)

 

Summer 2015:Pole-Hand-to-handAct at Freiburg Jonglier Convention-Own work (GER)

 

Summer 2015: “Julia”-Rotterdam Philharmonics, Guy Weron (NL)

 

November 2014: “Turn on the light”, Performance with "La Fura Del Baus", Amsterdam(NL)

 

2014: Groupshow 2ndyear-Codarts Circus Arts, Andreas Scharfenberg (NL)

 

Autumn2014: CircunstructionProject, Lena Herrman (NL)

 

2013: Groupshow 1styear “Caravan”-Codarts Circus Arts, Thomas Falk (NL)

 

2012: EYC-Festival 2012 participation in the stage group, Wiesbaden (GER)

 

2006-2013Varieté of Circus Projekt Waldoni e.V. 2006-2013 (DE)

 

Teaching/ Coaching:

Since 2010:Circus Projekt Waldoni(various disciplines)

 

Summer 2015: European Youth Camp at CircArtive School

 

Since 2017: CircaArtive School(Chinese Pole, Hand-to-hand, Floor Acrobatics,Physical Preparation)

 

Since 2017: Circus Bellissima (Chinese Pole, Hand-to-hand, Banquine, Floor Acrobatics, Handstand,...)

 

Since 2017:Masterclass Circus Waldoni (Chinese Pole, basic Trampolin)

2019: Workshop Chinese Pole at Cirque Intense

Since 2018: Various workshops for LAG Zirkuskünste (Chinese Pole, partneracrobatics and tightwire)