Bahar Gökten (1986) based in Cologne, Germany is a versatile dancer who is driven by a free minded movement approach. She gathered experience on various theatre stages, among them Staatstheater Stuttgart, Théâtre de Suresnes, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Tanzhaus nrw and Schauspielhaus Köln. She is a member with the NRW based dance company Renegade and part of the Breaking group Dirty Mamas Crew (est. in 2002). Together with five other choreographers, she founded the urban dance collective nutrospektif in 2012. With this collective she has been realizing her own stage works and interdisciplinary formats which are strongly marked by the power of improvisation. The collective intends to increase the visibility of urban dance in the context of stage, to explore creative ways of working and to promote dialogue within the dance scene.