Simone Truong as artistic director and Linda Zobrist as project manager form the core team of TanzPlan Ost.
Simone Truong, who was born (*1983) and grew up in Solothurn and has Chinese-Vietnamese roots, is a choreographer, performer, and dancer. Since her Bachelors degree in choreography from ArtEZ HKA in Arnhem (NL) in 2007, Truong has been based in Zurich, where her work is regularly co-produced by the Gessnerallee. As a performer, she has worked, i.a., with Jérôme Bel, Philippe Saire, and Liquid Loft/Chris Harring. In 2011, she received an artistic grant from the Canton of Solothurn as well as the Recognition Award in Dance from the City of Zurich. Since December 2014, Truong has been the artistic director of the TanzPlan Ost Festival.
Artistic Director: Simone Truong
Artistic Advisors: Simon Mayer, Daniel Morgenthaler
Project Management: Linda Zobrist
Technical Director: Patrik Rimann
Project employee: Eleonora Farinello, Maria-Cecilia Quadri
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Executive Management: Linda Zobrist
Assistant: Eleonora Farinello
Kati Michalk (Co-President, Treasurer),
Eva Steingruber (Co-President, Communication)
Jasmin Hauck (Membership)
Susanne Menzi-Frank (Mediation)
Stefan Späti (Education)