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Mentoring project at the Østfold University in Norway in December 2018
Complex MA research project that I was mentoring this year at the Norwegian Theatre Academy at Østfold University in Fredrikstad (Norway), will be presented on 8th and 9th of December 2018 at three site-specific locations including the old shipyard building in Fredrikstad. Titled Corporeality of Scenography: Within the Zone of the Third Space, the project […]
New publication seeing / vidjeti at Theatre + Dance Department of University of Hawaii in October 2018
Publication CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti, by choreographer Marjana Krajač and dramaturg Zee Hartmann, was introduced at the Theatre + Dance Department of the University of Hawaii at Manoa on 4th of October 2018 at 10:30 h as a part of the guest-class for the BA students of the Department. We talked about the various […]
New publication seeing / vidjeti at Tisch Dance Department of New York University in September 2018
Publication CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti, by choreographer Marjana Krajač and dramaturg Zee Hartmann, was presented at the Dance Department of Tisch School of the Arts at the New York University on September 26th starting at 10:00 h, following a talk titled The Gesture of Choreographic Text for the BA and the MFA students of […]
New publication seeing / vidjeti at the Østfold University in Norway in September 2018
Newly published in August 2018, CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti, by choreographer Marjana Krajač and dramaturg Zee Hartmann will be presented at the Norwegian Theatre Academy at Østfold University in Fredrikstad, on September 11th starting at 18:00 h. CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti is a collection of essays about the artistic process, its reflections and […]
New publication seeing / vidjeti at Monoplay Festival in Zadar in August 2018
Dramaturg Zee Hartmann and choreographer Marjana Krajač will present the newly published publication, CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti, at Monoplay Festival in Zadar, on August 23, starting at 19:00 h. CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti is a collection of essays about the artistic process, its reflections and subsequent communications. This publication aims to open up […]
Save the date: Ballet DARK LANDSCAPES in June 2018
Next performances of ballet DARK LANDSCAPES are scheduled for 21, 23, 27 & 28 of June 2018 at Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. More info: here and here
Premiere of CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No.3 in May 2018
Premiere of the new work CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No.3 took place on 29th of May 2018 at Zagreb Dance Center and is being accompanied by extraordinary evening talks, reflections and comments. Thanks to everyone who shared that amazing evening with us and see you soon. Complete portfolio of the work is now online here.
Choreographer’s Talk in May 2018
Participating at the Choreographer’s Talk – Talk with Audience programed by the Central Venue for Contemporary Dance in Zagreb – Zagreb Dance Center hosted by dance critic Ivana Slunjski. Choreographer’s Talk – Talk with Audience is a continuous series that aims to articulate artistic practices and methodologies of work and it hosts artists in their […]
Premiere in preparation: CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No. 3
CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No. 3 will be the new work in the award-winning series (Croatian Theatre Award for the outstanding choreographic achievement and Annual Award of the Croatian Dance Artists Association for the choreographic achievement of the year) that is considering the choreographic as an intuitive and a structural practice, evoking trust in the very essence […]
Rehearsals start for CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No. 3
Rehearsals for my new work, the next one in the series, CHOREOGRAPHIC FANTASY No.3 will start in March 2018, with a premiere announced for end of May 2018 in Zagreb. More about it soon.
2018 Women in Dance Conference in New York
From 18th to 20th of January 2018 I was invited to participate at the 2018 Women in Dance Leadership Conference in New York that is hosted by New York University – Tisch School of the Arts, Tisch Initiative for Creative Research, Tisch Department of Dance and Dancespace Project. Inspired by the women in leadership positions […]
Publication ‘si tu’ will be presented in Montreal and New York
si tu is a beautiful volume of improvisatory open field poetry by Angela Rawlings, written in response to a durational dance performance Variations on Sensitive choreographed by Marjana Krajač, which took place at the symposium Poiesis. Publications Poiesis & si tu will be presented on October 17, 2017, at Centre for Expanded Poetics at Concordia […]
Dance Sensitivity Vertigo in Translations
A text by editor and dance critic Katja Šimunić about VARIATIONS ON SENSITIVE was published in French at Magazine for philosophy & art theory ITINERA (publisher: University of Milano) as well English & Croatian at Dance Magazine KRETANJA (publisher: Croatian Center of International Theatre Institute). Durational choreographic work VARIATIONS ON SENSITIVE premiered in September 2014, […]
Research Academy 2017 at Zurich University of the Arts
From 15th to 21st of July 2017 I will be at Zurich University of the Arts, where I was invited to the Research Academy 2017 on the topic of documentation in artistic processes. More about the Zurich University of the Arts: here
Workshop of SENSITIVE DANCES at National Foundation for Dance in Belgrade
From 19th to 23rd of June 2017 I am invited to hold a workshop of SENSITIVE DANCES at National Foundation for Dance in Belgrade for young and upcoming dancers. More about the Foundation: here
Next performances of TIENTO – pas de deux
Pas de deux TIENTO, danced by Asuka Maruo & Duilio Ingraffia, created to the music from the album “Tiento de la Luz” of the composer Thomas Köner, will be performed on January 24th & 30th and February 2nd 2017, at 11:00 h, at Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, within the program of matinée. More about […]
Next performances of new ballet work DARK LANDSCAPES
After the successful premiere with Ballet Ensemble of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb of the new ballet DARK LANDSCAPES, that took place on 11th of November 2016 in Zagreb, next performances will take place on 28th of January 2017 at Croatian National Theatre in Split and on 4th of April 2017 in Belgrade, at […]
AFTER THE LANDSCAPES – choreographic talk
On Dec 14th 2016, starting at 20:00 h, I am holding a choreographic lecture-talk with students of State School for Contemporary Dance Ana Maletić in Zagreb about ballet work DARK LANDSCAPES of Ballet of Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. More about Ballet of CNT here: www.hnk.hr/en/ballet
ABOUT AND BEHIND DANCE – editors’ talk and book promotion
On Dec 22nd 2016, starting at 13:00, editor Andrej Mirčev and me are presenting a monography book at Academy of Arts in Osijek. Monography ABOUT AND BEHIND DANCE, is published in March 2016 by Sodaberg koreografski laboratorij. More about the Academy of Arts in Osijek here: http://www.uaos.unios.hr/en/
DARK LANDSCAPES: new ballet work for the Ballet Ensemble of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb
A new ballet titled DARK LANDSCAPES that I am creating for the State Ballet Ensemble of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb will have a premiere on 11th of November 2016, with further performances on 12th, 15th, 17th, 19th, 21st of November & 2nd of December 2016. It is a main stage work with 16 […]
Pas de deux TIENTO at the Croatian Ballet Day
Pas de deux TIENTO, danced by Asuka Maruo & Duilio Ingraffia, created to the music from the album “Tiento de la Luz” of the composer Thomas Köner, will be performed on November 4, 2016 at 17:00 h at Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, within the program of Croatian Ballet Day that this year marks a […]
Pas de deux for NUIT BLANCHE Zagreb
For the program of NUIT BLANCHE, that is taking place on 1st of October 2016 in a Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, I created a pas de deux to the music from the album “Tiento de la Luz” of the composer Thomas Köner. Dancers of the Ballet Ensemble of the Croatian National Theatre, Asuka Maruo […]
Seminar at the Centre for Expanded Poetics in Montréal
On 14th of May 2016 I will be lecturing a seminar at the Centre for Expanded Poetics which is a research centre of Concordia University in Montréal (CA). Seminar is titled Sensitive and Sensible – Constructing a Dance Piece With the Dance Itself. More about it here: centreforexpandedpoetics.com
BLUE ON BLUE: concert ballet with Cantus Ensemble and composer Vinko Globokar
On the invitation of renowned Ensemble for contemporary music – Cantus Ensemble, I am creating a concert ballet for three dancers, for the composition titled Kaleidoskop im Nebel, by the legendary avant-garde composer and trombonist Vinko Globokar (born in 1934) of the Slovene descent living in Paris. A work will be premiered on 25th of […]
VARIATIONS ON SENSITIVE published at THE VOLTA Magazine
Issue of THE VOLTA Magazine called Evening Will Come – A Monthly Journal of Poetics published in March 2016 a video recording of my durational choreographic work VARIATIONS ON SENSITIVE along the excerpt of poetic intervention of Angela Rawlings titled SI TU. Angela Rawlings created this poetic intervention alongside of the POIESIS symposium that presented […]
Seminar and workshop SENSITIVE DANCES at the Dance Academy in Riga
From 22nd – 26th of February 2016 I will be teaching MA students in Dance Department of  Latvian Academy of Culture in Riga. More about it here: www.lka.edu.lv/en