Rebecca Weingartner is a performer, choreographer, teacher and Rolfing practitioner, born in Seoul and based in Basel. She studied contemporary dance at Tanztheaterschule Zürich and the ARTez dance academy Arnhem in the Netherlands as well as physical theater and academy of arts in Amsterdam.
She danced among others at the dance company Theater St.Gallen, Compagnie Tabea Martin, Cie. 7273, Cie. Anna Röthlisberger. Her own choreographic works include THE BEST IS YET TO COME (2012), HOPE INSTRUCTION (2015), WIR SIND VIELE (2019) & EQUALITY! (2020).
Besides her own choreographic works she is engaged in social projects such as TANZAKADEMIE, a mediation project initiated by KASERNE Basel and AGGLOROBICS, FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT, both projects initiated by Martin Schick. Her most recent works as a perfomer include a tunisian swiss collaboration at „Festivale Internationale Hammamet 2018“ in Tunisia by Filippo Armati & Bahri Ben Yahmed, „ Aggregate“ by Alexandra Pirici at ART Basel 2019 and „ City Dances“ by Angela Stöcklin at Shanghai Improvisation Festival 2019.
Together with Benjamin Lindh Medin, she founded the company for young audience Lindh & Weingartner in 2019.
About the Company
Lindh & Weingartner
Company Lindh & Weingartner is a dance company based in Basel, Switzerland. It was founded 2019 by Rebecca Weingartner and Benjamin Lindh Medin.
Involving their backgrounds in contemporary dance, hip-hop, music and physical theatre, they develop a playful, theatrical and dynamic style of dance and performance. With their work, the company reflects upon current sociopolitical topics and transforms them into a performative, highly accessible context for young audience.
In 2020, Lindh & Weingartner has developed EQUALITY! in collaboration with RESO Choreographic Laboratory for young audience and in coproduction with ROXY Birsfelden. EQUALITY! is currently on tour.