Paula Rosolen studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt and completed a Master in Choreography and Performance at Justus Liebig University in Giessen. She is first prize winner at the international competition Danse Élargie, organized by Théâtre de la Ville in Paris and the Musée de la danse in Rennes As an author, choreographer and director she created and staged performances at numerous international theatre houses and festivals. Her work has been shown at venues including Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm, Théâtre de la Ville Paris, deSingel Arts Campus, Theaterfestival Basel, Festival Paris l’été, Espace 1789, Tanzhaus NRW, HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts, Schwere Reiter, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Kampnagel, Sophiensæle in Berlin, TD Berlin, Centro Cultural de la Cooperación in Buenos Aires, DPAC Kuala Lumpur, Dance New Air in Tokyo, and many more.

Among her productions are Aerobics! - A Ballet in 3 Acts (2015), selected as outstanding dance production for the German Tanzplattform 2016, Puppets (2016), PUNK‽ (2018), FLAGS (2020), 16BIT (2022) and Beat by Bits (2022). She has served as guest director at Cologne Opera and she choreographed Orbis (2023) commissioned by Gießen Tanz at Stadtheater Gießen. Rosolen directs Haptic Hide, a company based in Frankfurt am Main and Munich and she is currently exploring choreographic formats connecting visual arts and choreography.

Paula Rosolen has been awarded residencies at Goethe-Institute’s Villa Kamogawa in Kyoto, K3 Center for Choreography in Hamburg, Workspace Brussels, Hessisches Staatsballett and at the Saison Foundation in Tokyo. She teaches composition, improvisation and repertory at institutions such as Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts, Bilgi University in Istanbul, the Boston Conservatory, the Shikoku Gakuin University, the Monochrome Dance Company in Kyoto (JP), Owl Spot Theatre Tokyo, Kyoto International Dance Workshop Festival and many more.