Oct
19

Cretan performance & dance workshop

The Figoura School of Greek dance is proud to annouce their participation in this years Dance Around The World (DATW) dance festival with live music by Cretan Brioche. The performance division shall be putting their best ‘dancing feet’ forward and representing and promoting Greece at this multicutural event held in London’s iconic Camden Town. They shall be running a Cretan dance workshop from 11am followed by a 20 minute staged […]

Nov
29

CANDID

Greek choreographers Tania Batzoglou and Vanio Papadelli present CANDID at Blue Elephant Theatre on the 14th December at 8.00pm. Batzoglou and Papadelli both grew up in Athens, Greece, and began their dance training there at Theatro Technis Drama School and Odeion Athinon Drama School, respectively. After moving to London, Batzoglou studied Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she earned her MA Drama Movement Therapy and Practice Based PhD. […]

Oct
25

Mirrored, me?

Greek choreographer Anastasia Papaeleftheriadou has choreographed ‘Mirrored, me?’ being performed at Blue Elephant Theatre on the 4th and 5th November at 8.00pm. Anastasia grew up in Northern Greece, near to Thessaloniki, and it was here she first started to learn to dance. In moving to the UK she went on to study at Kensington and Chelsea College, Lewisham College and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Alongside her dance training, […]

Sep
01

Primal Matter – A piece for two performers Michalis Theophanous & Dimitris Papaioannou

In Primal Matter Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou employs the simplest of means – the human body – in a personal response to the new political, social and ethical realities of today’s Europe. Throughout the work the two performers struggle between matter and mind, creator and creation. Moving through a series of identities and attitudes they manipulate their bodies into intriguing, unsettling and witty images. Papaioannou first established an international reputation […]

Jan
07

Be My Home – dance with Konstantina Skalionta

An intimate solo that reflects on the different houses we live in throughout our lives, the shelters that we seek to inhabit and the emotional meaning of home. This piece is inspired by poetic images and metaphors of the premises of the houses we live in. The work reflects on the primary human need to inhabit places, to seek other kind of shelters, to inhabit new homes that mark different […]