Participants of the fifth programme cycle (CP5)

Szymon Adamczak

Szymon is a dramaturge and researcher from Poland, based in Amsterdam, and currently doing a post-graduate fellowship at DAS Graduate School Amsterdam. He completed his MA in theatre at the Amsterdam University of Arts. He has made different collaborations, theatre projects as well as research project.  One of his current projects is “In Pursuit of Otherwise Possibilities – Queer Performance Pedagogy and Feedback” (IPOP), where he focuses on queer understanding of giving and receiving feedback in a collective setting.

Nefeli Gioti

Nefeli is a dance researcher, choreographer and dancer who works between Greece and Sweden. She has completed her MA in choreography at the University of Arts in Stockholm as well as BA studies in environmental science in Greece. She has worked as performer and artistic collaborator in numerous choreographic works and projects in Greece, Germany, France, Sweden… as well as dance teacher in Greece and Sweden. Since 2021, she is part of the board of INSISTER SPACE, an artist‐driven organization based in Stockholm that proposes choreographic methods to create a more solidary dance community and reorganize artistic work.

Elena Rose Light

Elena Rose Light is a choreographer, performer, and writer from the USA, currently living between Frankfurt and Berlin. Their creative practice is rooted in the potential of antiracist, queer, and non-binary somatics to reorganize systems of thought and social codes. Their performances have been presented by Kunstler*innehaus Mousonturm, Giessen TanzArt, Abrons Arts Center, Gibney, Center for Performance Research, Brookline Arts Exchange, The Current Sessions, University Settlement, Movement Research at Judson Church among other. They collaborated with many US and international dance and performance artists.
Elena received a BA with honors in French and art history form Yale University, where they first became enamoured with experimental performance.

Ana Pinter

Ana Pinter is a theatre director, a performance art researcher and an active educator for children and young theatre audiences from Belgrade. She is currently a PhD student of transdisciplinary studies of contemporary art and media at the Faculty of Media and Communication in Belgrade. She has created lecture performances, art performances and several education programmes for young people (Young Theatre Experts). She is active at the independent culture scene in Belgrade and co-founded Social Centre Roof, Centre for Visual Anthropology and Threepenny Company.

Myrto Sarma

Myrto Sarma is a Ph.D. student at the Architecture School in Athens, in “Architectural Language, Communication, and Design” at NTUA. Sarma holds a BA in Theatre Studies from the University of Athens, a MA in Costume Design from London College of Fashion, UAL, and a second Master degree in Fine Arts at School of Fine Arts, Greece. She was trained in Spatial Design at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle/Paris 3 and at the costume department of the National Theatre of Greece.To the present, her design practice explores the relation between performance, acting and politics, focusing on a wide range of topics from social diversity and conflict to collectiveness and political participation. She co-founded ReCompulsive Behaviours, an independent cultural collective exploring critical, contemporary performative practices in the intersections of theater and politics.

Micha Tsouloukidse

Micha is currently finishing his Master studies of dance at the Freie University in Berlin. Besides that, he is an off-stage worker in the independent contemporary dance scene in Berlin. He currently writes for „tanzschreiber“.  Micha has been working as a dramaturg, researcher, collaborator and performer with different dance artists. His work includes production, management and PR for artists and organisations.  In his research work he is particularly interested in specific practices, theories and organizational forms of physical training.