For more than two decades the media-artist, director/choreographer and composer Klaus Obermaier creates innovative works in the area of performing arts, music, theatre and new media, highly acclaimed by critics and audience.
His performances are shown at major festivals and theaters throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australia.
He worked with dancers of the Nederlands Dans Theater, Chris Haring, Robert Tannion (DV8),Desireé Kongerød (S.O.A.P. Dance Theatre Frankfurt) …
He composed for ensembles like Kronos Quartet, German Chamber Philharmonics, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Balanescu Quartet, among others.
Since 2006 he is visiting professor at the University IUAV of Venice teaching ‘directing and new media’. Also since 2006 he is member of the jury of the international choreography competition ‘no ballet’ in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany. In 2005 and 2008 he taught as an adjunct professor for composition at the Webster University Vienna. In 2010 he held a one month course for choreography and new media at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma.
He gives lectures at international universities and institutions.