Born 1973 in Munich.
1994 - 2000 Studies of Fine Arts at HdK Berlin and Kunstakademie München (Painting, Video, Performance), Diploma 2000,
Prof. Klaus vom Bruch.
1999 - 2004 Studies of Classical Indian Dance Bharata natyam, R. Ramesh Academy for Performing Arts, Berlin.
Intensive-Studies in India.
2004 - 2005 Scholarship by Indian Council for Cultural Relations for Classical Indian Dance, Ponnaiah Lalitakala Academy,
Carolin Gödeke works as a freelance-artist and dance-performer and as a teacher for Jugend im Museum e.V. (Guided Tours
and Workshops in Museums). She teaches Indian Dance at studio a compas, Berlin
Solo-Performances and Solo-Exhibitions (Choice): Indian Embassy, Berlin; International Festival of Arts, Bangalore, India;
Gallery Weißer Elefant, Berlin; Ethnological Museum, Berlin; Intercultural Week, Erfurt; aspekte gallery Gasteig,
Munich; Shivaratri-Festival, Bangalore, India.
Publication of cartoons in magazines and newspapers: Junge Welt, Szene Hamburg, Ab 40, Edition wasser im turm.
Dance Performances: Carolin Gödeke´s repertoire unites classical Indian dance and innovative
choreographies. She is creating interdisciplinary performances, combining dance and elements of fine arts like
video-projections, masks and puppets.
Classical Indian Dance: Bharata natyam-dance has its origins in South India’s temples and is strongly connected with
spiritual hinduistic traditions. There are pure rhythmic and very dynamic choreographies, as well as elements telling
mythological stories by using a special language of hand gestures and facial expressions. Narrative and abstract dances are
woven into each other in an intrigue, fascinating dance style.
If you wish, Carolin Goedeke develops an individual concept for your special event. The duration of the dance programme
can take 10-90 minutes. She needs a stage of 4 x 4 m minimum, dance floor, lights, cd-player and eventually a