Our Alumni

Responsive Research Program Resident 2011

Paul White is an Australian born artist that has been living in Germany since 2011. From 2012 until 2017, he was engaged by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch as the first dancer to join the company after Bausch’s death. Paul now appears as a guest in Bausch’s works and has returned to work as a freelance artist.

His twenty year long career as a performer and artistic collaborator has included working with companies and directors such as Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Meryl Tankard, Lloyd Newson (DV8 Physical Theatre), Tanja Liedtke, Nigel Jamieson and Garry Stewart (Australian Dance Theatre), Narelle Benjamin, Kristina Chan and Danzahoy.

Paul is the Honorary Patron of Tanzrauschen Wuppertal, a “dance on film” society founded in Wuppertal, and a founding member of the Free Arts Scene Society, Wuppertal Germany. He is the recipient of eight national and international awards for his performance and choreographic work including Australian Dance Awards, Helpmann Awards, Tänzer des Jahres and UK Critics Circle award.


Anatomy of an Afternoon – Martin del Amo and Paul White (2010-2011)

Cella – Narelle Benjamin and Paul White at Colours Festival Suttgart (2017)

Photo Credits
Paul Hyde, Anatomy of an Afternoon: okeedokee.co