Magdalena Öttl studied dance at Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen (DE) and at Performact in Torres Vedras (PT). She works as a freelance dancer in Germany and Belgium and performed in creations by Mark Sieczkarek, Jelena Ivanovic, Rainer Behr, Untamed Productions, Ultima Vez/Wim Vandekeybus (TRACES ‘2019 and Scattered Memories ‘2022) and Oona Doherty Works (NAVY BLUE ‘2022). As a choreographer she created in cooperation with dance and physical theatre collectives and collected various experiences within interdisciplinary productions and research formats. In 2020/2021, she has been artist in residence at #KREATIVCAMPUSRUHR with the research It’s not my responsibility to get famous. In Cooperation with Parini Secondo (IT) and Bienoise (IT) the project resulted in the choreographic template >be me, that premiered 2021 and caused further editions and workshops with professional and non-professional participants in Germany, Italy, Portugal and Belgium. In 2022 she started offering meetings through movement at Atelier Quartier/Atelier Kids facilitated by Ultima Vez.