A choreographer, dancer, and movement researcher. He received academic degrees in Movement Research (M.A.) and in Dance Pedagogy (M.A.) from Anton Bruckner University in Linz. As a dancer he performed for various international choreographers including Rose Breuss, Elio Gervasi, Georg Blaschke, Willi Dorner, Johanna Roggan, Robert Clark, Liv O'Donoghue, Juliette Villemin, or Matjaz Faric. He was a holder of the 2013 DanceWEB scholarship.
For his choreographic work, he received numerous artistic residencies and presented his pieces in Europe as well as in Uganda. Hygin always collaborates with artists from various fields including contemporary composition, visual arts, or new media: Hannes Kerschbaumer, Alex Chernyshkov, Marina Poulekhina, Ivan Shopov, Polina Stoyanova, Florian Voggeneder, Andreas Buttinger, Schayan Kazemi, and others. In his movement research, he integrates approaches and philosophies of somatic methods, and urban dance styles.
Presentations of choreographic works
Rua Das Gaivotas 6 Lisbon, Trois C-L Luxembourg, FIDCDMX Mexico City, FIAT Teziutlan, Concentrica Festival Xalapa, Long Night of Dance Gmund im Karnten, Gdańsk Dance Festival, Mandal Performance Festival Wrocław, Long Night of Dance Bleiburg and Long Night of Dance Slovenj Gradec, Scena Tańca Studio Warsaw, 20 MSTT Lublin, Oficyna Poznań, Choreographic Territories 2016 Tbilisi, Zelyonka 2016 Kiev, Plastforma 2016 Minsk, 32 Degrees East Kampala, Komuna/Warszawa, CIA Wrocław, Culture Factory Klaipeda, Dance Theatre Vilnius, VDU Kaunas, AURA+ Theatre Kaunas, SCKM Kraków, Polish Dance Platform 2014 Lublin, Made in Koln Festival 2014 Cologne, Klagenspuren Festival 2014 Schwaz, Quartier am Hafen Cologne, ProART Festival 2014-2017 Brno and Praha, Tanzhafen Festival 2014 Linz, Monotanc Fesztival 2014 Budapest, Ars Electronica Centre Deep Space Linz, Klub Żak Gdańsk, RedSapata Tabakfabrik Linz, MUMUTH Graz, Derida Dance Centre Sofia, Butoh Festival 2013 Dublin, Anton Bruckner Privatuniversitat Linz, Raw Matters 2013 Vienna, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Long Night of Stages 2011-2015 Linz
Hygin is also an active dance technique & physical preparation teacher.
Teaching / profi training
Ciało/Umysł Festival Warsaw, Dancing World Linz, 20 MSTT Lublin, Zelyonka Kiev, Plastforma Minsk, Aura Dance Theatre Kaunas, Laboratorium Ruchu ESK Wrocław, Derida Dance Center Sofia, Michael Douglas Collective Cologne, Anton Bruckner Privatuniversitat Linz, Perform Dance Linz, RedSapata Tanzfabrik Linz