Deborah Sophia Leist


Diverse Underground Artist 


DeeSophia is a dancer / choreographer based in Cologne, Germany. She studied philosophy and sport science, then specialized in Moving Theater at the Sporthochschule (Cologne) and choreographed her own piece ("Traumreise zur Musik"). She also studied Dance at Broadway Dance Center in New York City where she attained the "Outstanding Student Award". She has taken part in numerous international projects with Roots&Routes ( She danced in Junges Pottporus' company and was the artistic assistant for the choreographer Patricia Noworoll (based in New York). She has also worked with choreographer Sabine Lindlar in a project called “Verflüchtigung” ( ). More recently she was taken part in the project "Tell me – Lebenswelten" in Tanzania ( ). Right now she is involved in the Esemble of Spielraum ("Bilder einer Kirmes"). Believing that the body and mind is one unity, she expresses her movement with real passion.


Deborah Sophia