Bettina Paletta & Emre Kesim
Dancer, Dance teacher, Multi-instrumentalist & Composer
Bettina Paletta earned in 2007 her diploma in stage dance at the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz in Dresden. She has been working as a freelance dancer, dance teacher and choreographer since 2007. She performed in Fukuoka (Japan), Skopje (Macedonia) and Ankara (Turkey) and worked with choreographers such as Heidi Weiss, Jiri Bubenicheck, Anabell Bonery and Mónica García Vicente. She performed at Ruhrfestspiele and the Bartok Festival in Ankara, as well with companies in Cottbus, Kassel, Nördlingen and Hanover.
Bettina has been teaching since 2009. In 2018 she moved to Hannover and is one of the founders of Tanzpunkt Hannover and their Profitraining.
Emre Kesim is an accompanist for contemporary dance, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Turkey. He studied with multi-instrumentalist Paul Pavey and later studied jazz music at Bilkent University in Ankara.
His career began with Modern Dance Turkey (MDT) in 1993. Between 1994 and 2018, he accompanied contemporary training at Hacettepe University State Conservatory and Ankara University’s contemporary dance program, as well as international dance workshops.
Since 2018 he is living in Hanover and works as a freelance accompanist and composer for the national and international dance scene.