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Danai Pappa

September 8, 2015


Choreography as a tool   I am looking for the rules that define the joy of life. In other words, life itself. I see the artist as a researcher. There is nothing random in art. The choreographer has to find the components that lead to a creative result. I am inspired by everything. Especially by big […]

Nina Alcalay

October 10, 2013


Νina Alcalay : Dancer- Dance theorist-Choreographer-Dance Therapist Choreographic projects : I prefer mixing professional dancers with people who did not have a dance training. In professional dancers I look for skill and passion, in others I look for  idiosyncratic movement, curiosity and mind-body flexibility. The choreographic process asks for active participation. This way movement contributions […]


October 7, 2013


manifesto 1: SPECULUM/SPECHIO/MIRROR/SPIEGEL/3ERKAΠO/MIROIR/ΚΑΤΟΠΤΡΟ. ____________________________________________________________________________________ manifesto: To be present and aware, to keep faith, to live along with our social reality, being aware of our reality, for we want to change it. method:  Our starting point can be a poem or a theater play or even news (from newspapers, internet, television etc. material). The next step […]

Fysalida Dance – Georgia Petrali (geo_move)

January 26, 2012


  Fysalida Dance of Georgia Petrali site: e-mail: youtube: facebook: Fysalida Dance   Contact Improvisation Festival in Crete site: e-mail: facebook: Contact Improvisation Festival in Crete, Greece facebook: CI FestivalCrete   Fysalida’s Artistic Vision Fysalida is a dance group based in Heraklion, Crete. The group was founded in 2006 […]

Eirini Alexiou-Ohi Pezoume Performing Arts Company

January 26, 2012


“A Personal Way of Creating” I perceive the art of dance as the pursuit of beauty – beauty in its deep philosophical meaning – that has the ability to accumulate all the fragmentations and prejudices of our mind and reform them into unity and freshness of view. The mechanism of beauty itself releases emotion as […]