Manuel Wagner

(Sons of Sissy, Oh Magic...): Performance, Music

Manuel Wagner (born 1984) is a dancer and choreographer from Vienna. He completed an eight year education in classical ballet at the Ballet School of the Viennese State Opera. After that, he additionally investigated diverse body techniques such as: Capoeira, Kung Fu, Contact Improvisation, Physical Theatre, Acrobatics, Chinlone and Stage Fight. He learned guitar, bass, double bass und singing mainly through musical improvisation since 2005 auto-didactically. In the fall of 2014 he began his doctoral studies at the University of Vienna in order to conduct anthropological research on Chinlone, a traditional sport from Myanmar. In recent years, he works increasingly in the film business as an actor, as a show dancer, and musician.