Simon Mayer

Dance, guitar, vocals
From 1997 to 2003, Simon took classes at the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera. After completing his education, he joined the Vienna State Opera Ballet Company (2003- 2004). From 2004 to 2008, he completed PARTS’ two cycles. During this period, he developed his own work in and outside of school. He created solo performances such as I’m Not Gonna Tell You A Story, Overdub (Check the bambie) and Goldfishvariations, and group performances including Apfelstrudel/reasons not to laugh, JOJO and Oh Feather Of Lead with Pieter Ampe. Outside of his dance training, he worked with Susanne Linke, Sebastian Prantl, Wim Vandekeybus and others. Simon Mayer directed the small opera “Gesellschftspiele” by Gunter Waldek at the Heimspiel Performance Festival, which he has been organizing annually in Austria since 2004. He plays the piano, bass guitar, violin and drums and his musical influences are going from Britney Spears to Beethoven