Eva Baumann is a passionate dancer, movement researcher, choreographer and teacher with an eclectic education - she studied ballet at the John-Cranko-Schule Stuttgart and contemporary/classical dance at the University of Performing Arts in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. At the Rotterdam Dance Academy/ Codarts she studied modern dance with a specialization in choreography. Her artistic career as a dancer and choreographer began 2006 in the Netherlands where she realised her first productions, co-produced and supported by Korzo theatre Den Hague and Dansateliers Rotterdam.
In the Netherlands she danced with choreographers such as Anouk van Dijk, Sjoerd Vreugdenhil, Paul Selwyn Norton, Cora Bos-Kroese (C-Scope) and the Magpie Music Dance Company, Amsterdam. In Germany she worked a.o. with Stuttgart based choreographer Katja Erdmann-Rajski, in Belgium with French Vincent Dunoyer (former dancer with Ultima Vez and Rosas), performing a.o. at the prestigious Rencontres Choréographiques de Seine St. Denis in Paris. Furthermore Eva Baumann worked with Scottish choreographer Colette Sadler throughout Europe (a.o. Impuls Tanz Vienna, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tanz im August Berlin, Tanznacht Berlin).
Since 2012 she is focussing on her own choreographic work in collaboration with other artists from the field of music, video, photography, light art, set/costume design and visual art/installation. Her work has been shown across the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany and she has been invited to several festivals/venues.
In 2003 she was awarded a production grant by the Dutch Prins Bernhard Culutuurfonds for young upcoming theatre makers - still being a student . 2008 she was a recipient of a scholarship by the Arts Foundation of the German District Baden- Württemberg, Stuttgart (Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg) to encourage her artistic development. Her solo solitaire was nominated for the Stuttgart Tanz/Theaterpreis 2013 as one of the best five dance performances of Baden-Württemberg of the season 2011/2012. Since 2012 she received several fundings and support to realize her own productions. In 2015 she was artist-in-residence at the world known Bauhaus in Dessau.
Currently she researches about unknown and forgotten female artists that form the base of a choreographic trilogy entitled herstory, Another focus is her ongoing choreographic work in conjunction with installation/visuals and sound.
Since 2009 she teaches ballet, contemporary dance and improvisation.
In 2018 she started an education as somatic yoga teacher.