Louis Steinmetz, Staatsballett Hannover

Originally from Luxembourg, Louis trained at Rosella Hightower’s École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes. He then went on to study at CODARTS, the Rotterdam School of the Arts. At the same time, he intensified his training by taking part in the Nederlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive. 

In 2017, he took part in an immersion course at Tanz Luzerner Theater, after which he landed his first professional contract the following year, under the direction of Kathleen McNurney. In 2019, he joined the Niedersächsiche Staatsoper Hannover, under the direction of Marco Goecke and then Christian Blossfeld. Louis is currently continuing his career there, performing emblematic pieces from the company’s repertoire as well as numerous creations.

He has performed works by Johan Inger, Marco Goecke, Goyo Montero, Medhi Walerski, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Léon, Jiří Kylián, Andonis Foniadakis, Juliano Nunes, Francisco Baños Diaz, Nadav Zelner, Hans Van Manen, Marcos Morau, Georg Reischl, Po-Cheng Tsai, Cayetano Soto, Fernando Magadan, Jo Strømgren, etc.