Mikkel Alexander Tøttrup
Born 28.10.1994, Denmark
Choreographer and dance artist
Mikkel Alexander (he/him) is a choreographer and movement artist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mikkel's education includes training at the Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich, and his professional experience features roles as a performer with Johannes Härtl, company dancer with Cia. Nadine Gerspacher in Barcelona and the Holstebro Dansekompagni in Denmark and Pernille Garde Stage Art. Beyond his performances, Mikkel has also ventured into choreography, and his most recent choreographic contributions include participation in productions such as rehearsal director for "Rudy" at the Royal Playhouse with composer Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki and as choreographic assistant for Marie Brolin Tani.
He's slated to appear as a choreographer in collaboration with dancers from the Royal Ballet, Tivoli Ballet, and Danish Dance Theatre at the festival CPH-MADE in 2023, hosted at the Royal Danish Theatre. Latest he received the Margarita Arnaudova Award for this choreographic work 'Oblivious Days' with the dance company Ballet Arabesque at the National Musical Theatre in Sofia, Bulgarian.
Mikkel's artistic hallmark lies in his unflinching exploration of uncharted and often taboo territories. His work is a deep dive into socially pertinent issues and intricate behavior-related themes, making it his mission to dismantle preconceptions and stereotypes. With an innate ability to capture the multifaceted nature of humanity, Mikkel strives to touch the audience's very soul by unraveling overlooked emotions and interpreting subjects of social significance.