Anna Achimowicz - leader, founder and rock choreographer of Rock Dance Theatre/Rebel Crush celebrates 22 years of artistic & medical career in 2022
Artistic and Medical anniversaries of 2022 include 22 years of Anna’s on stage career as an artistic director, performer, choreographer, teacher, bassist, physical front woman, and self titled “rock hybrid” known in her work for the fusion Rock Dance Theatre founded in March 2016, and Rebel Crush in April 2021. Anna Achimowicz is also licensed Physiotherapist and Bachelor of Science, since 2013 running her own private practice launched initially as CMT Dance Medicine Center Poland, later extended with 2020 #MusicBandAid program oriented at Musicians Health and Dance Medicine specialised. NCMT therapy licensed Physiotherapist and method founder of BANDAid Physiotherapy for Rockstars, established between Poland, Austria, Sweden Anna is a very experienced medical professional with 15 years of experience working with word touring artists and bands, enforced with her over 22 years of active artistic career merged into a ying and yang of Medicine & Arts in her work and lifestyle.
Anniversaries in round numbers celebrated this year:
22 Anna Achimowicz artistic career
5 years Rock Dance Theatre on March 26th
1 year Rebel Crush on April 21st
10 years Dance Medicine Center CMTc - NCMTc Anna Achimowicz in May 2022
2 years Performing Arts Medicine CMT - Physiotherapy for Rockstars January 2022
The poli-ameri-swedish artist Anna Achimowicz - leader, founder and rock choreographer of Rock Dance Theatre/Rebel Crush celebrates 22 years of artistic career and over a decade in her medical career in 2022.
Anna Achimowicz - lyricist and songwriter and stage professional. founder, rock choreographer, and physical front woman of Rock Dance Theatre as well as the face and lead bass player of solo metal project Rebel Crush. Professional stage performer with over 20 years of experience, movement director and physical contemporary dance teacher, collaborated among others w. Stagman, Ryan Roxie, Eric Dover, Peter Sager. Freelance movement director for music videos, fashion, stage and film featured in 'Whispers' by Vincent, 'Animals' by SupremeUnbeing next to David Ellefson. Raised in San Diego, CA, based currently out of Europe. Guest teacher and masterclass coach. Author of “TIME to Rock” workshop series, author and Rock Dance Theatre live stream meeting series - podcast host, author.
Head licensed physiotherapist and owner of individual medical practice Performing Arts Medicine CMT as BANDAid - Physiotherapy for Rockstars specialised in body management and treatment of musicians, dancers, athletes and stage performers in the live arts industry. Co-author of “Body Management for bassists/ dancers/ performers” seminar series. Featured in 2021 Bass Player Magazine Autumn issue about musicians health ‘Play Safe'. Anna is a multi-talent and freelance artist collaborating with international artists among others within the music, physical theatre and fashion community. Featured in Bass Player Magazine US/UK, Bass Musician Magazine, ELLE magazine, Newsweek PL
Rock Dance Theatre - is a hybrid rock performance, fusing rock guitar & bass-guitar driven music, physical dance theatre, and visual fashion, founded by rock choreographer, dancer and front woman Anna Achimowicz in march 2016 and with its official name launching in July 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.
With over 20 years of professional experience on stage, in the physical theatre, fashion and contemporary dance millieu Anna, is currently a freelance creator and artistic director of RDT later to be joined on stage by artists: Luis Kalil, Peter Sager, Vivi Lundström, Zinny Bosse Stagman. Movement director of music video “Satiric Tango” with Jacek Wazelin. In 2019 collaborated with Cult of Chrome group based out of Germany.
Performance "On Edge" was Rock Dance Theatre’s first production where guitarists and dancers were interactive with each other in a new stage show format, which toured Europe across Poland, Sweden and Austria. RDT repertoire includes “Strings n Veins”, "Tribute to Rock n Roll" and "Crystal Meth Pie” w Yossarian Malewski. Anna has been actively choreographing her own work since 2004 under her own name, later as Companie Achimowicz and Theater Companie Achimowicz.
Rock Dance Theatre is Annas' latest project is supported by Eric Dover (known from Lost Angels, Sextus and Alice Cooper). Support guest act for swedish rock band Stagman. Premiered Ryan Roxies' ( Alice Cooper Band, DPM, Casablanca) "The Uh-Oh Song" in her live show of the "Satiric Tango" Tour, debuting the single in Europe. In 2019 RDT has produced „Fire and Blood, "Steams, Drums n Dance" interactive apocalyptic fashion & percussion show. Premiered “Without You” in 2020 and “Rebel Crush” solo metal project in 2021.
Anna creates in collaboration w. artists from the hard rock and metal music scene, fashion and theatre or film. Founder of DANCE ME_ROCK ME interactive rock & physical action jam. "Without You" Tour 2020 w. costume designer & performer Vincent Grotesque. “Back to Bass-ics” Tour 2021 and announced international collaboration project “Rise of Phoenix - The Attack of Phoenix” 2022.
Guest appeared in: "Szepty" rock music video Vincent and animated music video 'Animals' by Supreme Unbeing w. David Ellefson on EMP Label Group. Guest teacher and masterclass leader in physical performing arts. Author of “TIME to Rock” workshops series, podcast host of RDT TV- “Let’s Rock Live with Anna”. Pre RDT Anna has been awarded and featured twice for a "Woman in The Arts" in Hübners Who is Who Personenenzyklopädien AG based in Zurich Switzerland.
REBEL CRUSH also known as poli-ameri-swedish stage artist Anna Achimowicz is a new metal solo project by physical front woman, performer, choreographer and bass player founded by Anna Achimowicz herself.
Feeding from over 20 years of international stage creation. Launched in April 2021 as a poli-ameri-swedish collaboration and fresh creative endeavour, currently crushing the boundaries between a wide spectrum of metal music and physical theatre.
‘Rebel Crush’ launched on 21-5-2021 online at Metal Injection’s Slay at Home Festival - Finale , and premiered on stage on 20-06-2021 at Warsaw Fantasy Fair.
Helping out musicians internationally to Rock and Roll their health. Performing Arts Medicine CMT with its program #MusicBANDAid Physiotherapy & complex Body Management services by BA/NCMT/ CMT run by Physiotherapist Anna Achimowicz is a private practice oriented at helping musicians and performing artists New Competence Center- Physiotherapy for Rockstars launched in January 2020 by Anna herself, Head licensed physiotherapist and owner of individual medical practice Performing Arts Medicine CMT as BANDAid - Physiotherapy for Rockstars specialised in body management and treatment of musicians, dancers, athletes and stage performers in the live arts industry. Co-author of “Body Management for bassists/ dancers/ performers” seminar series. Featured in 2021 Bass Player Magazine Autumn issue about musicians health ‘Play Safe'. Anna is a multi-talent and freelance artist collaborating with international artists among others within the music, physical theatre and fashion community. Featured in Bass Player Magazine US/UK, Bass Musician Magazine, ELLE magazine, Newsweek PL
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For more information about Anna's work as well as anniversary experiences on official websites. Appearance dates TBA shortly*
Rock Dance Theatre Official merch