ADT Master Class with FLOCK
Saturday the 20th July 1-2:30pm

FLOCK is a co-creative company founded by Alice Klock and Florian Lochner. As FLOCK Florian and Alice co-choreograph and perform their own work, teach as a team, and produce shows in the US and Germany in which FLOCK expands to include an international group of artists and collaborators. It is the goal of FLOCK to create work that is rooted in subtlety, kindness, and belief in the beauty of being human.

Alice Klock trained at numerous ballet company schools, Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Alonzo King's Lines BFA program. She joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 2009 where she danced until 2018. Alongside performing she has created choreographic work for Hubbard Street, Whim W’Him, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, The Alonzo King LINES BFA, The Juilliard School, The Cambrians, Loyola University, Neos Dance Theater, Visceral Dance Chicago, and NW Dance Project's LAUNCH. She also choreographs and performs work as part of FLOCK, a co-choreography company she founded with Florian Lochner in 2017. She has been a winner of numerous choreographic competitions including Hubbard Street's International Commissioning Project, NW Dance Project's Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition, and Whim W’him’s Choreographic Shindig. In 2017 she was named Hubbard Street's Choreographic Fellow and in 2018 was named one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch.

Florian trained at Ballettschule Malsam in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim, where he was the recipient of its Birgit Keil Dance Foundation scholarship. Lochner earned his master’s degree in the performing arts and joined Gauthier Dance Company in Stuttgart in 2011.He received a “Best of the Season” nomination in Germany’s Dance for You! Magazine in September 2013. He joined Hubbard Street in August 2015, in the Fall of 2017 was named a Hubbard Street Choreographic Fellow. He choreographed pieces for the University in Mannheim/Germany, Gauthier Dance/Young Choreographer evening, Visceral Dance Chicago and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Florian also serves as guest faculty for Hubbard Street's Professional Program (HS Pro). Florian Lochner is co-Artistic Director of FLOCK, a co-choreography company he founded in 2017 with Alice Klock.