Is a dance artist originally from Dordrecht, active in Rotterdam (NL) and Malmö (SE). His work has been shown at festivals such as Cadance, ITS festival, Cinedans and Musica Sacra and has been supported by the Gemeente Rotterdam and Stichting Droom en Daad: Makersloket. He was artist in residence at Danscentrum Syd, Malmö where he was working on his artistic research concerning the sensorial sensations of food and movement.
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 recently founded inclusive company, Compagnie 21, on the show No Bodies 3.0. And with Andreas Denk on his new youth production BOOM!.
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.
Ischa is interested in transforming thoughts and concepts, into physicality and motion. Poetic and light, but with a social reflection.