Dancer, choreographer and multi-media artist from Germany; resides in Xalapa, Mexico. Lou has presented her choreographies, dance-theatre and site-specific pieces, improvisations and performances in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, India and Mexico.
She has been invited to festivals such as PERFORMÁTICA, DANCE FESTIVAL AUROVILLE, DANCE FESTIVAL ANTIGUA GUATEMALA, DANZAEXTREMA and FESTIVAL FILMARTE. Her full evening shows “tocanTIERRA” and “No quiero que bailes” received the CACHO ‘E TABLA as best dance piece in 2009 and 2010. Her piece "Living on sugar - versión frappé" won the award PREMIO CULIACÁN DE COREOGRAFÍA 2011. Her video-dances “welke & blume” and “Zebra Me Red” have been screened at Short-Cut Festivals in Hamburg, Stockholm, Glasgow, San Francisco and Xalapa. Lou has studied Contemporary Dance at the ETAGE/Berlin and with teachers such as Libby Farr, Janett Panetta, Frey Faust, Joe Alegado, Tim Golliher, Jeremy Nelson, Iñaki Azpillaga, Nancy Stark-Smith, David Zambrano, Sarah Pearson, Daniel Lepkoff, Andrew Harwood, Jan Miller, Kirstie Simpson, among others. She studied classical Indian dance (Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Mohiniyattam) and yoga during 2002 and 2003 in India.