Stefan Ernst

Choreographer, artistic director and co-founder of SALLY Dance Company Maastricht.

Stefan Ernst (1975) is a choreographer, filmmaker, and composer. In 2006, together with Ronald Wintjens, he founded the SALLY Dance Company Maastricht (formerly named Project Sally). Since then, he has served as artistic director and house choreographer for SALLY.

Stefan has danced with various groups in the course of his career, including Introdans and Conny Janssen Danst. He served as assistant choreographer at Conny Janssen Danst and he created his first independent choreographic work at Introdans. After this first work, he created a great many other national and international dance works, including work for the Saarlandische Staatstheater Saarbrücken, Productiehuis Brabant and Danshuis Station Zuid.

As a dance filmmaker, Stefan produces films for various third parties including Moving Movies and Noord Nederlandse Dans. As a composer, he also created the music for various SALLY productions in addition to the choreography, including Super, Vreemde Eend and Blauw.