Martin Sonderkamp (D), currently based in Berlin, graduated from the School for New Dance Development, SNDO in Amsterdam. His background prior to dance was in visual arts, sports and music. His choreographic and improvisatory work has been presented throughout Europe, Asia, and North America.
In the field of improvisation, Sonderkamp has performed alongside artists such as Katie Duck, Sharon Smith, Amanda Miller, Steve Paxton, Jonathan Burrows, Meg Stuart, Benoit Lachambre, David Hernandez, David Zambrano, Julyen Hamilton, K J Holmes, Nina Martin, Kirstie Simson.
As founding member of Mapgie Music Dance Company, directed by Katie Duck, he has worked with musicians Michael Vatcher, Mary Oliver, The Ex, Michael Moore, Ab Baars, Wilbert de Joode, Misha Mengelberg, Han Bennink, Steve Heather, Alfredo Genovesi and Rozemarie Heggen.