lldikó Tóth is a dancer, teacher and dance maker based in Leipzig, Germany.
After graduating with a BA Dance in Education from Codarts University Rotterdam, she received a DAAD scholarship for postgraduate studies in New York City. She moved there in 2005 and subsequently performed in the works of Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Company, Susan Marshall & Company, Kota Yamazaki among others.
In 2012, Ildikó returned to Europe and became a member of the Forsythe Company.
Since its closure in 2015, she has been working as a freelance artist, involved in projects with Heiner Goebbels, Thierry de Mey, Fabrice Mazliah | MAMAZA, Sebastian Matthias, Michael Maurissens and Darko Dragičevic as well as Irina Pauls.
Besides her participation in national and international projects, she is creating her own work, a. o. How to Take Off Panties Naturally, In Front of Big Audience in collaboration with Jone San Martin and Concepts of Being.Her , both presented at LOFFT | Leipzig as well as WERK in collaboration with Janne Eraker and Ans Kanen, presented in the frame of IPIHAN #6.
Drawing from her experiences with the concepts of Release and Klein-Mahler technique as well as Forsythe and contact improvisation, Ildikó regularly teaches professional training classes and improvisation workshops at institutions such as Mousonturm Frankfurt, La Raffinerie Brussels, K3 Hamburg, Palucca Schule Dresden, the Hungarian Ballet Academy Budapest, The Playground New York City and others.
Image: Jubal Battisti