Iván Keim was born and raised in Mendoza, Argentine. After school, he moved to Buenos Aires, where he entered the National Art University (UNA), where he got his Arts Degree. In parallel, he attended the National Ballet and Modern Dance Conservatorium (Teatro San Martín), for his formation as Ballet and Modern Dancer, and the Circus School (Circo SOQ) where he got specialised as Circus Performer – Aerial Acrobatics. As Actor, he entered 2 years later the Theater Academy (Ruben Viani) and the Musical Theater School (Fundación Julio Bocca – Ricky Pashkus). After completing a complex formation, Iván has developed his artistic career in Latinamerica and Europe non stop.
Among his works as Dancer, Iván shined at the Argentine National Ballet, where he played soloist roles; at the Modern Dance Companies Polypous Compagnie in France and M R Dance Company in Argentine; and as Soloist Dancer at Deutsche Oper am Rhein – the Opera House in Düsseldorf, Germany.
As Actor / Musical Performer he has integrated International Theater Ensembles and Musical Theater Productions. He represented main roles in musicals as The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Kiss Me Kate, Chicago, My Fair Lady, Hairspray, Wicked, Fiddler On The Roof and Romeo & Julia, and in plays as A Streetcar Named Desire, The Tempest, The Robbers, Shakespeare and The Queen and Lysistrata, among others.
As Circus Artist, he has performed for diverses Circus Companies, as Circus Pikard (Austria), Les Arenes de Nantere (France), Circus SOQ (Argentine) and important acrobatic shows all around Europe and Latinamerica. In 2015 he represented Germany at the International Circus Festival GOLDEN KARL 2015, in Riga, Latvia.
In 2018 Iván founded Tempecy – Modern Dance Company, with base in Estonia. The new Company is starting a Tour in Juni 2019.
At the present, Iván works in Germany as dancer for the Deutsche Oper Am Rhein (Düsseldorf), and as actor for the Theater Dortmund (Dortmund) and in the Theaterfabrik Ensemble Projekt (Düsseldorf). Between February and March Iván will be working in Argentine for the International Production Tejido de Tiempo de Vendimia, a show that closes the festival Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia in this land.