Zoi Dimitriou: Guest artist at Kinitiras
From July 15th to the 21st, 2019, Kinitiras will host as a guest choreographer dance artist Zoi Dimitriou. During this time, Zoi will carry out a week of research for her upcoming production. In the framework of this research, a workshop for invited professional dancers will be held, with the prospect for future collaboration. The invitation to the workshop will be made upon reception of letter of interest together with a short CV at firstname.lastname@example.org under the heading: ProjectKinitiras. The deadline for submitting applications is the 15th of June 2019.
Workshop days and hours: 20-21 / 7/2019, 12.00-16.00
Participation is free.
Zoi Dimitriou was born in Athens, graduated from the Greek State School of Dance, studied at Trisha Brown in New York, and graduated with distinction her Master’s Degree in European Dance Theatre Practice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. As a dancer, she has worked with Kirstie Simson, Yvonne Rainer, Felix Ruckert and Siobhan Davies. She began her choreographic career in 2006 and her professional portofolio includes, among other works: Can You See Me? (2006), Dromi (2007), Limen (2007), Goddesses in Exile (2008), In The Process of … (2010), Little Creatures (2011), You May! (2012), The Chapter House (2014), Side Effects (2015), Peregrinus (2017), Vanishing Points (2018), When Pillars Evaporate (2019). She is the recipient of important UK choreographic awards such as the Robin Howard Foundation Award 2008, the Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund Award 2009 and the CfC Award 2010 by the Company of Angels, Sadler’s Wells and The Place, and has participated in Aerowaves, a well-renowned European Dance Platform. She has received several commissions (eg Greek National Ballet) and her works have been presented at venues/festivals such as: Fast Forward Festival 4, ROH2, Arnolfini, BE Festival, Lilyan Baylis, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival, the Kalamata International Dance Festival, Operaestate Veneto Festival at the Scala of Milan, Europe in Motion Festival, Springloaded / The Place. She has participated in several international European Dance Research programs such as the Choreoroam, Big Intensive, Europe in Motion, and she is funded/commissioned by institutions such as the Arts Council of England, the Hellenic Centre for Theater and Dance, the Onassis Cultural Centre, among others. She is a Research Fellow at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London and teaches internationally at institutions/festivals such as: Impulstanz Festival, Sasha Waltz Company, Independent Dance, National Dance Academy of Rome, Athens State School of Dance (KSOT) among others.