About me

Choreographer, Performer, Musician and Healer, Howard Katz was born, raised and studied in New York City. He has been teaching and developing dance and performance technique for more than 40 years. He danced and collaborated with Donald Byrd, David Parsons, Clive Thompson, Tino Segahl, NYC Opera Company, Frey Faust, Christoff Winkler, Jérôme Bel and Stefan Sing/Critical Mess Company, among others. Howard has choreographed, directed and produced more than 50 productions world wide and 10 CDs are circulating from his various music projects. Howard has been funded by the Neustart Kultur, Dachverband-Tanz, Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Kultur Senate Berlin, Kultur Senate Northrein Westfallen, Arte, Bizirksamt Pankow, Fonds Darstellende Künst and the Jüdisches Museum Berlin.

Howard created the 5Q Movement System and is a licensed Heilpraktiker (alternative medicine) and licensed Feldenkrais Practitioner.

Since 2014, Howard has worked together with his wife, Liz Williams, in Liz & Howard-MusiCircus. Their specialty apparatus is the Counterweight Rope. Their shows blend aerial acrobatics, live music, dance and theater. They have played the Apollo Theater Stuttgart, Opening Gala Kulturbörse Freiburg, Friedrichsbau, Opening Gala Gauklerfest Koblenz, and the Chamaeleon Theater, among others. In 2017, as a duo, they opened Q Space, a training and performance space for contemporary circus, dance and creative works, in Berlin-Pankow. Q Space is dedicated to communication and the development of and between artists of all forms. This duet company is tireless in the quest for honest and poetic work that reflects the human soul.

Howard Katz - 5qualities, Photo: Sven Hagolani