Nora Tormann is a Berlin-based artist, dramaturg, and curator working with and around performance, choreography, and writing. Having a background in political philosophy and in contemporary dance, their practice meanders on the fringes of artistic and theoretical research, pulling into question the paradigms that constitute each sphere of knowledge. Nora’s choreographic work circulates around questions of how bodies work as political and philosophical emplacements – how ideological regimes shape bodies and vice versa. As a dance-dramaturg, they work with collectives and solo artists and are specifically interested in practices of care as a framework for doing dramaturgy.
Nora is a co-founder of Celestial Bodies, a traveling platform for artistic exchange and research throughout performing arts practices, and a co-curator of the nearly annual international research laboratories.
Nora graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts with a Master’s degree in Performing Arts (2019), and obtained Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Tecnológico de Monterrey, México, (2016).