Lisa Bless is a freelance dancer and dance maker currently based in Heidelberg, Germany. 2016 She finished her BA degree in Contemporary Dance at the Centre for Contemporary Dance in Cologne. In July 2018 she graduated from the 2-year post-graduate performance program ‚Performact’ by Gonçalo Lobato and Ricardo Ambrózio in Portugal. Within this program she has worked and created with several international choreographers, such as Dimitry Szypura, Natalia Pieczuro, Luke Jessop, Rakesh Sukesh, Jos Baker, Ted Stoffer, Mate Meszaros etc.
Currently she is working with Johnny Lloyd (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui) on a project for Opera Cologne, which will be performed in Feburary 2019. From July on, She will be part of the New Creation of Sandman/ Sabine Molenaar (Peeping Tom) in Belgium.
She has also been developing her own work and has been a young resident artist in ZAIK Cologne, Tanzfaktur Cologne and Tanzhaus NRW, Düsseldorf. With her performances she has been invited to several festivals such as Now & Next Düsseldorf (2017), Made in Köln by Zaik Cologne 2017, Auf dem Sprung Festival Aachen (2018) and Butoh Festival Amsterdam (March 2019).