Katrin Schafitel lives in Munich and has been one of the most influential figures in the independ-ent Munich dance scene since 1999. She has worked with various choreographers and directors such as Rosemary Butcher, Romeo Castellucci, Anna Konjetzky, Andreas Kriegenburg, etc. In ad-dition to appearances at the Bavarian State Opera and other national stages, she can also be seen at international festivals. She has repeatedly received working and further education scholarships from the city of Munich. She is currently particularly interested in the format of live improvisation and composition on stage with contemporary dancers and musicians.