Claire Lefèvre


Claire Lefèvre, Austria

Claire Lefèvre is a French choreographer and performer, currently based in Vienna, Austria. After graduating from London Contemporary Dance School in 2012, she studied in SEAD (Salzburg), taking part in the International Choreographic Exchange program. Her recent works Function Man (2016) and S/M (2017) have been showcased in several festivals in Austria and internationally, such as March Hare Festival (IS), Dance Days Chania (GR), TanzHafen (AT), Imagetanz (AT) and have been supported by DanceWeb, Life Long Burning, Im_Flieger, Tanzzentrale Nuremberg, Wien Kultur, WUK, Brut Wien and Huggy Bears. In 2017 she was awarded the BKA Start Stipendium für Musik und darstellende Kunst. Claire also teaches concept-writing to movers and makers.

Media by Claire Lefèvre
Read Icon A photograph of a person surrounded by loose pages that they have torn from a book with their mouth. They are leaning against a wall, seated on the floor. Their face is entirely obscured by a mouthful of pages. They have shoulder-length brown hair and wear an apron covered in mud.


Beyond the visual: Johanna Hedva’s Minerva the Miscarriage of the Brain

Read Icon Woman dancer in public street, from Une joie secrète (2019), a film by Jérôme Cassou on the Nadia Vadori-Gauthier’s project ‘Une minute de danse par jour’,


Local leads the way: Pelzverkehr Festival, Austria

Read Icon Tanz, by Florentina Holzinger


Florentina Holzinger: TANZ, a sylphic reverie in stunts

Read Icon Dismantling virginity: Teresa Vittucci in Hate Me, Tender.


Six of their sex: female dancemakers at ImPulsTanz 2019

Read Icon At Rakete festival, Lau Lukkarila spells… Trouble.


Rakete Festival 2019: from Mama to Mother Earth

Read Icon Hugo/Robyn Le Brigand in Sans Culotte, a ‘solo for two butt cheeks and one anus’. Photo © Franzi Kreis


Imagetanz 2019

Read Icon Michikazu Matsune, Elizabeth Ward and Frans Poelstra in Matsune’s All Together.


Michikazu Matsune: All Together

Read Icon Rollerblading performers of Alex Baczynski-Jenkins's Us Swerve


[8:tension] at ImPulsTanz Vienna 2018

Read Icon Woman held up by others in Veza Fernández dance theatre Wenn Auge Mund Wird


Bausch rebooted: Veza Fernández’s Wenn Auge Mund Wird

Read Icon Oona Doherty in Hope Hunt (and the ascension into Lazarus).


Oona Doherty: Hope Hunt and the Ascension into Lazarus