In 2002 Maresa von Stockert formed Tilted Productions. Her work merges contemporary dance, physical theatre, performance art and most recently contemporary circus. She has received wide recognition for her work and has won numerous awards including 2005 Time Out Live award for Outstanding Choreography, the prestigious Jerwood Choreography Award in 2002 and a 2001 Bonnie Bird Choreography Award.
In 2011 Maresa was nominated for a Critics Circle National Dance Award in the Best Independent Company category. She was also shortlisted for the 2005 National Dance Award in Contemporary Choreography (other nominees Akram Khan & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Russell Maliphant).
Associate Artist at The Place, London from 2002 – 2004, von Stockert has been Associate Artist at DanceEast from 2005-8; Artist in Residence at the Southbank, London, from 2006 – 2008 and Associate Artist at DanceDigital 2008 -10. She is currently Associate Artist with Crying Out Loud (London).
Maresa von Stockert has produced a significant body of work for the stage both for Tilted Productions as well as commissions for internationally acclaimed companies. She is also known for her site-specific work, such as Grim(m) Desires for Wapping Power Station which enjoyed a four week sell-out run in London.
Since 2011 Maresa’s focus has been on outdoor work. Her outdoor pieces SEASAW, Fragile and most recently BELONGING(s) toured nationally and internationally and have enjoyed support from various European networks such as ZEPA, PASS and IN SITU, as well as the UK Without Walls Consortium.
Her work has also received residency support from 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space, UK and several prestigious French Outdoor Arts Creation Centres, in particular Atelier 231, Centre National des Arts de la Rue, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, FR.
Maresa von Stockert received a Masters of Fine Arts Degree from Sarah Lawrence College, New York, USA, where she was a scholarship student in 1995/96. Originally from Germany, Maresa took her undergraduate studies at LABAN, London.