Neil Höhener was born in Mexico City and grew up in the East of Switzerland. He graduated with a BA in Contemporary Dance at the Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK in 2019. Where he performed works by Itzik Galili, Barak Marshall, Michael Schumacher, Ihsan Rustem, Jasmine Morand, Emanuele Soavi, Lorand Zachar, Renaud Wiser, Phillip Egli.

He has been working for diffrent companies and freelance choreographers across Europe such Nunzio Impellizzeri Dance Company (CHE) Skopje Dance Theater (MKD) Club Guy and Roni, Poetic Disasters Club (NLD) Cie Marchepied (CHE) DAGADA dance company (DEU) Cie La Ronde (CHE). Egri Bianco Danza (ITA) Cie Le Lokart (CHE) Marcel Leemann Physical Dance Theater (CHE), Martin Zimmermann (CHE)

He worked in projects with Dantzaz & Proyecto Larrua / Boris Charmatz, Zürcher Theater Spektakel / Choreographers in Residence, Winston Arnon, Angela Demattè / Alain Platel, Brückerei / MAZE dance company, Emese Nagy

For 2023/24 Neil Höhener will be an Associated Artist of TanzPlan Ost. During this season he will create an evening length solo work. His short pieces such as the solo ”take a seat” created in 2022. Was invited for different festivals during 22/23 such as the Internationales Solo Tanz Theater Festival Stuttgart / InciDance Fribourg / Tanzfest Winterthur / DanzaTTack Festival, Tenerife / Solo Dance Festival Ankara / Quinzena de Dança Almada / Oltener Tanztage. He created with Moira Lafosse their duet work ”No Controles” which premiered in March 2023 as part of the Mixed Pickles #12 at ROXY Birsfelden. ”No Controles” was performed at Brücki 235 Festival, Zürich / Zürcher Theater Spektakel and will be part of Tanzfestival Winterthur 2023 and Théâtre du Jura in 2024. In 2019 he presented his solo piece “White Room“ at the Tanzhaus Zürich and at Dance Fest Skopje, North Mazedonia.