sebastian zuber was born in basel and graduated from the salzburg experimental academy of dance in 2015. he later collaborated with eyal bromberg and performed as a dancer in the co-created works, waving to virginia, blood for honey and no more bambies. he became a member of the more than naked ensemble under doris uhlich’s directorship and had the opportunity to perform at the grand opening of impulstanz in 2015.
together with edivaldo ernesto (a strong influence on sebastian’s approach to movement) sebastian performed in the site-specific performance, micro revolution created by judith sanchez ruiz at acud in berlin. after having co-founded the yugsamas movement collective in 2015, he co-created let the bodies speak alongside choreographer, julia schwartzbach. the collective went on to premiere their first independent production entitled, collage me in 2015. after much exposure, sebastian was contracted as a performer at the opera of zurich, where he performed in several works such as, il viaggio a reims by christoph marthaler, hamletmaschine by sebastian baumgarten and der freischütz by herbert fritsch. since 2016 he is part of the johannes wieland company, with which he performed in marianengraben, rite of spring, you will never be my number one fan, stück ohne titel , dragonfly and in the revival you will be removed. being part of the ensemble gave him the chance to work with the guest choreographers tom weinberger in segments on notes and helder seabra in röntgen. his latest appearances on stage were in Giuditta at the states opera bavaria, Roots by Susanna Leinonen and 42 by the panorama dance company.
as a choreographer and producer he yielded pieces such as professional failure, lowball, accalia, industrial seagrass and most recently shallow waters. furthermore, he launched an ongoing workshop series called quercimovers on the island corsica in 2016. 2019 he was commissioned as a choreographer for the play aggro alan at staatstheater mainz under the directorship of alexander nerlich and the contemporary circus piece wilt and shine of florian zumkehr. Since 2021 he has been curating and producing guest shows as darwintodarwin by johannes wieland, wilt and shine by florian zumkehr and 42 by the panorama dance company at the new cultural venue Walzhalle/Muenchenstein.
he is currently choreographing the opera turandot under the directorship of Sebastian Baumgarten at the opera house Zurich.