Connor Schumacher began dancing at the Purchase College Conservatory of Dance in New York, where he studied composition and performance. After graduating in 2010 Connor moved to the Netherlands. In 2012, he began work with Dansateliers to create his own performances. In 2014 he was asked to be a part of the European project Performing Gender, where he made his first performance Museum performance I trust in this life we will have another moment alone . Connor was then one of five choreographers who participated in the European project Dancing Museums from June 2015 to June 2017. Since 2015 Connor has continued to work in collaboration with Museum Boijmans van Beuningen to bring the perspective of the moving body in its varying capacities and perspectives to the museum space. From 2016-2018 Connor received support from the Nieuwe Makers Regeling of the FPK and starting September 2018 as been granted an extension of that support until the end of 2019.