Amr Karkout is a Berlin based contemporary dancer and choreographer, originally from Damascus, Syria.
He is currently dancing with Sasha Waltz and Guests and Chaos Emblematic Ensemble. Amr has been working intensively with Romeo Castelluci, Battery dance
and Modjgan Hashemian.
His main goals in his work as a choreographer are connected to the body, imagination, fantasy and thoughts. With the technical, dance knowledge he gained in ballroom and in contemporary dance he started to work with completely different intentions. Amr combines different methods and techniques based on open and individual ways of performing. He has been focusing on improvisation and exploration of new ways of moving.
P R E V I O U S W O R K S
“Dance as the narration of a magical story; that recites on lips, illuminates imaginations and embraces the most sacred depths of souls." - Shah Asad Rizvi