Fascinating Movement

Posted on 11. May, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

His opening is about to begin. Friedemann Vogel is station during a corner of a stage, in a dark. He appears calm, focused. No pointer of nervousness. There comes his cue. Vogel straightens adult and walks into a splendid spotlight. What follows is pristine perfection. The movements: absolute and superb during a same time, bomb and liquid in equal measure. And always gracefully and precisely executed.


Friedemann Vogel, ballet dancer, Stuttgart Ballet, 2019, Porsche AG

Friedemann Vogel is “Kammertänzer” and principal dancer during Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel is a multi-award winning ballet dancer. Born and lifted in Stuttgart, Germany, he lerned during a world-famous John Cranko School before going to a prestigious Princess Grace Academy in Monte Carlo. Today he can be seen on stages in Moscow, Milan, Shanghai or Vienna. An general star. In 2015, he was awarded a titular pretension “Kammertänzer” in Germany: a tip honour that can be bestowed on a dancer in a country. In his Swabian homeland, people are unapproachable of this distinguished son of a city, not slightest of all since he has remained constant to his local city until this day. As principal dancer, he belongs to a permanent garb of a Stuttgart Ballet for 20 years.


Stuttgart Ballet, 2019, Porsche AG

The Staatsoper Stuttgart, home to a Stuttgart Ballet

Offstage, a 39-year-old is unpretentious, ease and sociable. The dispatch and discord around him comes along with success, though that is not his focus. Friedemann Vogel simply wants to dance. This has always been a case. “As prolonged as we can remember, dance has been in me,” he says with a smile. “At a age of 4 or five, we started dancing ballet. Since afterwards we never wanted to do anything else.” Even now, he practises for several hours each day driven by high expectations of himself.

Care and pointing as substructure for tip performance

Vogel is desirous by his vicinity for his art form. This also includes sports cars. In fact, he has been pushing Porsche for some-more than 10 years. “For me, as a Stuttgart native, there was indeed no other choice. I’ve always dreamed of owning my possess Porsche during some point.” Powerful dynamics, though also wordless gliding in hybrid mode, pleasing curves, accurate movements, a direct for soundness – these are all together attributes between Porsche and ballet for Friedemann Vogel.


Friedemann Vogel, ballet dancer, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Stuttgart State Theatre, 2019, Porsche AG

Common belligerent of sports cars and dancers: both are athletes

“In my eyes, dance and sports cars have a lot in common. The physique of an athlete, for example, has to be fine-tuned really precisely like an engine and a chassis.” You can also see that in Vogel. His training has resulted in a ideal body. But it is not only for show. Each flesh serves art, countenance and emotion. At Porsche, they call it “form follows function”. With clever fortify and tough work, Friedemann creates a basement for creation his opening on theatre totally effortless.

This is a core of a common ground. Yes, sports cars and dancers both communicate emotions; both are athletes. Above all, however, it is a high grade of caring and pointing frequency manifest from a outward that lays a substructure for tip opening in a background. For Vogel, a fact that Porsche has for many years been a vital unite of both a John Cranko School and a Stuttgart Ballet as partial of a informative sponsorship programme only drives home a point.

As partial of a array “Inspired by Porsche”, Friedemann Vogel has had a event to appreciate a pushing knowledge of a Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid into his art form of dance. Here we can see how he interprets a reduction of still electric and absolute competition modes:

When we watch Friedemann Vogel dance, this suspicion fundamentally comes to your mind: “What fascinating movement!”

You could contend a same thing about Porsche sports cars.

“Inspired by Porsche” is a array of reports from a Porsche Newsroom in that artists appreciate their emotions about Porsche. In Part 1, Friedemann Vogel manifests his pushing impressions of a Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid by dance.

Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: Fuel expenditure total 3.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 74 g/km; electricity expenditure (combined) 16.0 kWh/100 km

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