Dancer, choreographer, and director of the Opera ensemble Heike Hennig & Co.
She once studied modern dance at the Moving On Center's School for Participatory Arts and Research in Oakland, California.
She was invited to teach at several universities throughout the world, including the Zurich University of the Arts, which offered her a position in 2010.
She was born in Leipzig.
She and medical professional Gazi Yasargil were both associated with the University of Zurich.