Mikkel Alexander Tøttrup
Born 28.10.1994 in Herlev, Denmark
Dancer, creator and choreographer
Mikkel has graduated from the music high school Sankt Annæ Gymnasium (2011), performance education at Savery Academy (2015) and Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich (2018), where he participated in productions by choreographers such as Caroline Finn, Alessandro Sousa Pereira, Philip Taylor and Matteo Carvone. Mikkel furthermore worked in the production "French Kitchen" by Johannes Härtl (2018), "Age of Aquarium" by Nadine Gerspacher (2019, 2020 and 2021) and in different musicvideos representing contemporary dance theatre. Mikkel currently works as a company dancer at Holstebro Dansekompagni in Denmark.
Mikkel has founded a youth voluntary performance group called TeaterUng (2014-2018) and an international dance collective called Compart Collective (2018-2020), managed projects worldwide and choreographed performances since the age of 18. In addition Mikkel has taught various classes and workshops at different schools and educations in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Copenhagen.
Mikkel draws his choreographic inspiration from the power of now and the art of being present. He bends elements from his own background in acting and music whilst balancing between intuitive and abstract movements.
Furthermore he is influenced by society and its ideologies, norms and people.