Mariella Greil studied at the European Dance Development Center at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem and works in the fields of dance, choreography and artistic research with a focus on choreographic means in its expansion and somatic practices as compositional tools. She was Key researcher in the artistic research project
Choreo-graphic Figures. Deviations from the Line, 2014-2017, funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF/PEEK. Previously, she was Associate Researcher of performance matters in London and Senior Editor of the e-journal activate.
She has performed in works by Boris Charmatz, Barbara Kraus, LIGNA, Jan Machachek, Doris Stelzer, Meg Stuart and her own work. She is active in the artists’ initiative Sweet&Tender Collaborations as she is interested in forms of collaboration and ethics of togetherness. Greil was artistic advisor for the conception of the 5th Dance
Education Biennale 2016 and lectures internationally. With Vera Sander she co-edited the book (per)forming feedback (2016) and with Nikolaus Gansterer and Emma Cocker the book Choreo-graphic Figures. Deviations from the Line (2017) a hybrid of an artists’ book and research compendium.