Bibiana Jiménez

Choreography and Dance


Bibiana Jimenez born in Bogotá Colombia. After her study of psychology and education in modern dance in Barranquilla, she went to Bogotá where she studied stage dance and dance composition at the ASAB (High Academy of Art Bogotá) and continued her training in drama, dance languages ​​and motion analysis.

In 1996 she got her first engagement at "Ombigo'eKazabe" Contemporary Dance; In 1998 she founded the "Feminas Dancetheater".

In 2000 she meets in Bogotá the choreographer Johann Kesnik for them she continued dancing as a soloist in his choreographic theater, in Berlin, at the Salzburg Festival, the Theater Hanover and the Opera Bonn. For Reinhild Hoffman she danced in Graz as part of the Cultural Capital of Europe and at the Ruhr Triennale, and for Susane Linke she danced in Theater Bonn. She is currently a guest dancer in wehrtheater, 687performance, BodyTalk, La Fura dels Baus, Angie Hiesl and at various municipal theaters.

As an actress, she appeared in 2001 in "rooster combs" in the theater creature Berlin under the direction of Andjei Woron with. In 2006 she starred in the short film "Paloma", directed by Simon Pateau which the Jury Price "Short Cuts Cologne # 9" in 2006 and the 1st prize of "Young Media" contest in 2007 won and was invited to the International Film Festival of Cartagena 2007.

Her choreographies devote themselves from the beginning to the topic of women and especially of social justice for women. Her first choreography "Momentos" she showed in 1996 in the Museum of Public Art Barranquilla. In 1998 she founded the "Femina Dance Theatre" with the support of the Cultural Institute Bogotá Colombia. In Germany she continued her choreographic work, among others, with "Je ... femme, la vie est une chanson" in the Theater Bonn. It emerged more pieces like: "Manto Agudo" in Teatro Diana Naples, "wind up doll“ in Cologne, "Still stone“ in Bonn, "The dream of Fridu“ in Bonn, „I am Farkhunda“ in Cologne.
With the GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation) in Bonn "silence / break" and "woman trilogy“.
In 2009 she initiated an integrative dance theater project with the IFZ (International Women's Center Bonn), with whom she created and choreographed sociopolitical pieces like "fairy tale from other countries", "Women portraits", "Behaviorem", "SALIDA". This she showed at the Cultural center Hardtberg, Lukaskirche Bonn, the city hall Müllheim ad Ruhr, the Women's Museum Bonn, the Bonn theater, the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) Bonn, the House of History Bonn, the Trinitatiskirche Bonn and Bremen.

For the drama she developed choreographies like "The Cold Heart" - Director Irma Paulis for the city theater Klagenfurt (Austria), for the Trikster Theater Moscow "Everyday apocalypses" - directed by V. Ignatov and M. Litinova in FWT (outdoor workshop theater) Cologne and at ART OVRAG (International Festival of the New Urban Culture Fixa Town (Russia), and for Wehrtheater "Rockaby" directed by Andrea Bleikamp in Kunstsalon Cologne and Capdepera Street Arts Festival (Spain). Rocky was Nominated from SK Stiftung to the best dance theater pice of the year 2015 in Cologne.