CV

WORKS AS AUTHOR / DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER

2022

S4 Opening_conceptual piece for 4 dancers, 4 actors, 1 rock band and catering_premiere Kunsthalle Bratislava  

Schumann Requiem, Op.90_choreography for Peter Mazalan ‘s performance_premiere Pakt Bratislava 

2021

Grass is Green or Why Rinse a Plastic Yoghurt Cup if Some People Fly to Thailand Four Times a Year _performance was part of the international project BeSpectactive_premiere at Divadelna Nitra Festival

Afternoon of Culture and Sport_exterior performative situation at tennis courts

Seventh Day_video performance to the composition of Martin Burlas Seventh Day Record and to the text Sevent Letter / Letters of Plato_premiere GUS Spisska N.Ves 

Dekameron_choreography for Peter Mazalan ‘s performance_premiere Studio 12 Bratislava 

2020

Genezis 2_direction_theatre play of Ivan Vyrypajev_premiere at Studio 12 Bratislava 

E-CHO_concept_online dance performance for wide public 

2019     

Manifesto of Possibilities_concept and direction_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava 

Patterns_choregraphy of the multimedia performance_prod. Cluster ens._premiere at    Opera Nova Festival, National Theatre Prague

Keep This Letter_concept, direction_site-specific project_commision for Prague Quadriennale 2019, prod.SE.S.TA

Bacchae_choreography for the theatre play_dir.Rastislav Ballek_premiere at Slovak National Theatre Bratislava

2018                 

The End The End_concept, direction, performer_physical theatre play_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

2017                 

Subjective Future_concept, direction, performer_physical theatre play_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

Six Pianos_choreography_concert/performance_prod. Cluster ensemble on Steve Reich music_premiered at Slovak Radio Building Bratislava

2016                 

Opernball_concept, direction, choreography, performer_dance performance_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

Get off_Get On_concept, choreography_site specific project for teenagers_premiere at Platform 1-12 Topolcany

2015 

Dance_Music with Changing Parts_concept, choreography_performance on music of Philip Glass  interpreted by Cluster ensemble_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

Strategien gegen Choreographieren_choregraphy, performer_site-specific project_concept Peter Šulej_premiere at Goethe Institute Bratislava

2014                 

Objects of Research_ direction, choregraphy_dance performance_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

2012

Everything I Love_concept, choreography, performer_solo dance performance_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

2010

Girl from the Sea Base_direction_ theatre play of Jana Bodnarova_ premiere at Tabacka Kosice   

DiamonDance_conceptual dance pefromance after the graphic partiture of Milan Adamčiak 

2009

Who Is Annik?_choreography_dance performance  for nanohach comp._premiere at Ponec Thetrae Prague

2008

Angel 2 _concept, choreography, performer_solo dance performance_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

StageCross_Networking Local_conceptual networking dance

2007

Healing Heating_choregraphy, performer_ with musiciens Boris.Lenko and Peter Machajdík 

2006

Deep Disrupt of Epidermis_concept, choreography, performer_solo dance performance_commission of the International theatre festival Divadelná Nitra 2006, text published in Kod theatre magazine/SK and in Apokalypsa literature magazine/SI

2003

Little Stories/Things We Know_choreography_multimedia performance_premiere at Dansteatrium Bratislava   

Kirin_choreography, performer_ solo dance performance on Peter Machajdík´s music 

Meeting after a long time on 13:55_collective choregraphy with  Daniel Raček and Monika Čertezni_premiere at Dansteatrium Bratislava   

2000

Half-Moon Bear_choreography, performer_ solo dance performance

1998 and on

site-specific projetcts, small scale performances, physical theatre pieces, improvised performances, movement co-operation with repertory theatres 

 

AWARD NOMINATIONS, FELLOWSHIPS, ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES

Patterns - performance cocreated with Cluster ensemble at Opera Nova festival_National theatre Prague -  nominated for Tatra Banka Foundation Art Award 2019 

The End The End performance nominated for the best theatre play in Slovakia at New Drama festival 2019

as actress nominated for the Slovak National Film Award Sun in the Net 2018 - film NINA, director Juraj Lehotský 

Subjective Future performance nominated for the best theatre play in Slovakia at New Drama festival 2018

Dance with Changing Parts – performance at Opera Nova festival_National theatre Prague -  nominated for Tatra Banka Foundation Art Award 2018 

Theatre ALTA Prague VARP scholarsip of International Visegrad Fund for performing artist of MidEurope / CZ, 2016

Tanztendenz Munich artistic residency  / DE, 2015

CeRRCa, Centre for Research and Creation artistic residency, Casamarles, Llorenc del Penedes / ES, 2014, 2018

SE.S.TA – Centre for Choreographic Development, artistic residency, Žďár nad Sázavou / CZ, 2014

Theatre Alfred ve Dvore Prague VARP scholarship of International Visegrad Fund for performing artist of MidEurope / CZ, 2008

 

FESTIVALS PARTICIPATION_SELECTION

New Drama festival / SK 2018, 2019

Kiosk theatre festival / SK 2018

International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra / SK 2006, 2016, 2020, 2021

Contemporary Art Festival MoonRide Festival Košice / SK 2011, 2018

Ars Cameralis Katowice / PL 2014

i-camp neues theatre Munich / DE 2014

HybajHo! Dance Festival Prague  / CZ 2007, 2011, 2012, 2014

International Dance Festival Tanec Praha, Prague / CZ  1991, 1998, 2008

Jamais Vu!, Paris / FR 2009  

ConfiDance  Festival Siena / IT 2008 

Regensburger Tanztage / DE 2007

International Contemporary Art Festival Mediawave Gyor / HU 2003

Bratislava in Movement  1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 / SK

Dance in Arena 2002, 2003 / SK

Platform of Slovak Contemporary Dance 2000  / SK 

2nd  and  3rd International Festival of Cont. Dance, Kishinev / Moldova  2001, 2003 

International Theatre Festival Ogledalizacija, Novi Sad / Serbia  2002 

Dance Festival Natrikrat Brno / CZ 2001, 2003, 2013

 

DANCER, PERFORMER, ACTOR 

2019

Cook F**ck Kill_feature film, dir.Mira Fornay, premiered at IFF Black Nights Tallin

2017

Nina – feature film, dir. Juraj Lehotský, premiered at IFF Karlovy Vary

2014

Cluster Enselmble performs TD Monogramista_concert/performance

2013                 

Cluster Enselmble performs Milan Adamčiak_concert/performance

2009                 

July_monodrama of Ivan Vyrypajev_dir. Alena Lelková_premiere at Studio 12 / Theatre Institute Bratislava 

Coma _contemporary opera of Martin Burlas_dir.Rastislav Ballek_premiere at Slovak National Theatre Bratislava

2008

Petržalka Stories_documentary theatre play_dir. Jan Šimko, Award of best Slovak contemporary play at New Drama Festival 2009

2006                 

News: PovertyTM_dir. Marold Langer Phillipsen/DE_premiere at Studio 12 / Theatre Institute Bratislava 

Paranoia_dir. Lubomir Burgr_SkRAT company_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

2005                 

Sad Life of Ivan T. _dir. Lubomir Burgr_SkRAT company_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

Oriental Dance Class_play of Jana Bodnarova_dir. Jan Šimko_premiere at Slovak National Theatre Bratislava

2003

Guinnea Pig_dir. Lubomir Burgr_SkRAT company_premiere at A4 theatre Bratislava

2002

H2O Danubiana_dir. Frits Vogels GRIF theater_ site – specific_dancer, co-author

2001

In a Minor Key_dance performance_dir. Peter Groll

1999

Cities_movement theatre play_dir. Claire Heggen_Théatre du Movement cie. /FR

1998

3W W3_by mamapapa and 4+4 days in movement_site specific_Prague / CZ

1994-2003

different plays, projects and choregraphies of Slovak and foreign choreographers and directors_e.g. T. Mantel/CH, B. Young, M Renzi, A.Green/USA, F.Vogels, J.Task/Grifftheater/NL, M.Fulkerson/USA,NL, N Aboudarham/FR)

1993-94            

member of ballet of the The State Opera Banská Bystrica / SK

1988-93            

member of dance company Auriga and SST of Zuzana Hájková / SK

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

founder, dramaturgist of international contemporary dance and movement theatre festival Nu Dance Fest Bratislava – since 2006 www.nudancefest.sk

member of the programm board of the winning European City of Culture 2026 candidate - City of Trenčín 

cultural policy activities_initiator of different round tables and discussions, member of KU.BA (Cultural Bratislava), of the Save the Culture Initiative

co-founder of PlaST, Platform for Contemporary Dance in Slovakia - union of professional contemporry dance  

member of the editorial board of VLNA_ magazine of contemporary art

writings (e.g. for VLNA, for Dance_magazine of Slovak dance, Profil of Slovak Culture – Modern and Contemporary Dance / University Library Bratislava, etc.) 

teaching – contemporary dance analysis, contemporary dance and improvisation (e.g. Theatre Studies at Theatre Faculty, Pedagogical Faculty UK Bratislava, Academy for Fine Arts Bratislava, etc.)

chairperson, co-founder of Contemporary Dance Association /SK 

co-founder of A4_space of contemporary art, Bratislava, Slovakia

production of performances and festivals (e.g. Love in Motion, chor. M.Hawkins/GB 2004, Dance in Arena 2001 – 2002)

manager of the international educational projects supported by EU Programme Culture (e.g. KoresponDance -SE.S.TA/CZ, 2009-2011, BeInternational 2021-2023)

participation at the art manager programme Courants d´Est Paris, FR, 2001

 

EDUCATION

Law Faculty of the Comenius University, Bratislava_graduation 1997

European Dance Development Centre, Düsseldorf / DE_guest student 1999-2000

inter-faculty study at the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, Dance Department_1995-1996

PARTICIPATION AT COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

composition for choreographers (Matteo Fargion/IT, J.Ch.Parré/FR, Dominique Boivin/FR) 

improvisation and contact improvisation (S. Paxton/USA, J. Hamilton/GB, D. Lepkoff/USA, I.Wolfe/CH., E. Gál/HU, D.Zambrano/VE., M.Keogh/USA, E.Lamoureux/FR, ...)

white butoh (Masaki Iwana/JP)

contemporary dance (F. Faust/FR, A. Green/USA, etc.)

release technique (M. Fulkerson/USA, A.Sedlačková/SK, etc.)

modern dance,  classic dance, Limón (J. Cooksey/DE, B. Genti/FR, M.Kovarova/SK,, TMantel/CH, etc.)

Laban system of movement therapy (Janet Kaylo /GB)

physical theatre (C.Heggen, Y.Marc/FR, J.Asslain/CA, I.van Heiningen/NL)

barock dance (Beatrice Massin/FR)

team coaching, art management, light design - MAPA/NL