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Hannes Langolf

For the National:


For the National: To Be Straight with You, Can We Talk About This? and JOHN also for DV8 and on international tour.

Hannes Langolf’s independent stage productions include DANDELION with Ermira Goro for The Onassis Cultural Center, Athens; UNRUHE for the Susanne Linke Dance Company, Germany; and THE FALL with Joy Alpuerto Ritter for Orsolina28, Italy, among others.

Recent work includes choreographing for the film Catherine Called Birdy, and duetting with Akram Khan in Breathless Puppets, an animated film produced by Manchester International Festival.

Langolf was DV8 Physical Theatre’s first Creative Associate and formed part of the original cast of the critically acclaimed stage productions To Be Straight with You, Can We Talk About This? and JOHN, in which he performed the title role.

He continued his role as Creative Associate as well as tour director for the much-anticipated recreation of DV8’s Enter Achilles in 2019–20, produced by Rambert and Sadler’s Wells.

Langolf has collaborated with numerous artists and companies, including William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor, Lost Dog and Punchdrunk. He works as creator and educator for institutions and organisations across the globe and was nominated as one of the 100 most influential and innovative people working across Britain’s creative industries by The Hospital Club, London.

In 2022, Langolf founded MOONWALKING BEAR PRODUCTIONS, a home for his creative ideas, a hub for innovation and collaboration, and a launch pad to support new talent. 


To Be Straight with You – Olivier Award nomination


(Published May 2023)