October 29 2016, 16h Dampfzentrale Berne, Marzilistrasse 47 

SPEED DATING for dancers Get inspired! Choose a new career!  with dancers who successfully pursued a new career. Share ideas and take advantages from others’ experience and network. Benefit from individual counseling.


  • Yorkie Chadwick (webmaster-lead developer, former dancer)
  • Sebastian Gibas (special needs educator, administrator, lecturer, former dancer and choreographer)
  • Sun Hey Hur (Chines medicine and massage therapist, former dancer)
  • Alessandra Mattana (coordinator BA contemporary dance, former dancer).

FREE! Registration mandatory: info@ssudk.ch


October 29 2016, 18hOctober 29 2016, 16h Dampfzentrale Berne, Marzilistrasse 47 

 Dance! and then? #2 The significance of career transition in a dancer’s life and situation the in Switzerland Round table discussion with:

  • Anneli Binder, curator dance and performance at Dampfzentrale, Bern, former dancer
  • Paul Bronkhorst, director ODN (transition center Holland), IOTPD president (international organization for the transition of professional dancers)
  • Elisabeth Graf, president Schweizerischer Bühnenkünstlerverband
  • Alessandra Mattana, BA contemporary dance coordinator at Haute Ecole des arts de la scène, former dancer

Moderation by Sarah Guillermin (RDP) and Oliver Dähler (SSUDK)

Free entrance, registration welcome: info@ssudk.ch