Johanna Roggan/ the guts company studied dance in Nuremberg, Berlin and Linz. 2008-2010 she lived and worked in Israel. Besides her own productions she dances with various choreographers, works at theatres (Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater) as choreographer and co-director and gives workshops in contemporary dance, 'sound specific movement for interactive environments®' and GYROKINESIS®.
Together with Josefine Wosahlo she foundet the guts company in 2013. During the first „Tanzplattform Sachsen“ in May 2013 a jury awarded her work 'wo es eben passt, Kapitel II' a co-production for a new piece in 2014 together with HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts Dresden and the Societaetstheater Dresden.