Is a dancer and dance-maker active in the Netherlands and Sweden. His work has been shown at festivals such as Cadance, ITS festival, Cinedans and Musica Sacra. Ischa has been working at Danscentrum Syd, Malmö, Compass Dance, Härnösand, and the Buitenplaats Brienoord, Rotterdam, where he as part of the Volle Leegte is in residence working on his artistic research concerning the sensorial sensations of food and movement. Earlier he created Waar wij zijn, a co-production with Lazy Susan & Co supported by Gemeente Rotterdam and Stichting Droom en Daad.
Ischa has danced with Skånes Dansteater and worked with, among others, Örjan Andersson, Marina Mascarell, Marieke den Dulk, Lidia Voss. Recently he worked with the Jordy Dik, Andreas Denk/ Plan-d, Jelena Kostic and film-director Johan Kramer.
In addition to his dance training at ArtEZ University of the Arts, Ischa has a musical background at Codarts Rotterdam and the ArtEZ Conservatory. For BeVoice Berlin he worked as a pianist, composer and assistant choreographer, and led several workshops for Skånes Danstheater.
After his Pre-master Theater, Dance and Dramaturgy at the Universiteit Utrecht Ischa worked as director-assistant with Nicole Beutler and was programming assistant at Korzo, where he collaborated on o.a. the programming for season 22/23 and was responsible for Meet the Next.