Izabela Chlewińska

8 Nov | 11am – 1pm | SK Centrum Kultury

A dancer, choreographer, and independent artist. She graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Secondary School of Music in Warsaw, the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź, and the Academy of Music in Kraków, where she obtained a degree in culture management in the European context. She has won the prestigious danceWEB scholarship for young dancers and choreogra- phers in Vienna, and twice received a scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland. Izabela is a member of Centrum w Ruchu, an association of Warsaw-based choreographers, and Embassy of…, a collective bringing together over 70 artists globally. Her dance pieces, including Ophelia is not dead (2008) or Tralfamadoria (2011, presented at the Polish Dance Platform 2012), have been shown in Germany, Mexico, Japan, and the USA . Her latest artistic project DP1 (world premiere: Theatre X, Tokyo; shown at Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo; Polish premiere: Club Żak, Gdańsk 2013; presented as part of the Dance in Theatre series of Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre / Stage for Dance 2014) is a collaboration with musician and visual artist Tomek Bergmann. Izabela collaborates with Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre and Ramona Nagabczyńska. Since 2008 she has been devising choreography for dramatic theatres (e.g. Studio Theatre, Dramatyczny Theatre, Warsaw Uprising Museum, the National Theatre).

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