Steven Schoch

Research assistant

Assistant bachelor and master, performance-workshop, ACT performance festival, artistic mentoring, curatorial assistance

Steven Schoch is a visual artist, actor, choreographer, dancer, and singer. He grew up in St.Gallen and currently lives and works in Basel. He studied Fine Arts at the Art Institute HGK FHNW in Basel (Bachelor) and Expanded Theater at the Hochschule der Künste HKB in Bern (Master). From 2015 to 2017, he was a jury member of the Nachwuchsförderpreise Basel-Stadt. In 2014 he was awarded the work grant of the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden. The cantons of St.Gallen and Appenzell Ausserrhoden purchased his works in 2015 and 2016. In 2017 he received the dance scholarship DanceWeb in Vienna. In 2019 he was nominated for the Swiss Performance Art Award. Steven Schoch has regular solo and group exhibitions and performances in Switzerland and abroad, for example at the festival Les Urbaines in Lausanne, Staging Alterity in Shanghai and Aré Festval in Yerevan, Armenia.