The Lockdown Series – ‘No me dejes ir jamas’
This is a tribute to a very special time in my life. I was coming out of a period of long illness, as the society was plunged into COVID upheaval. Watch my latest film HERE
‘A tribute to Helmut Newton (of a kind)’ Photography Project
Another collaboration with Schmoo Theune taking us to Gleisdreieck park in early summer! This project is part of the Lockdown Series. See the full set of images HERE
‘Aldeas’, a new dance theatre work is coming out of the oven!
We finshed first phase of creating Aldeas, a new multi-media work involving dance, live music and film projection. We showed a preview in Lake Studios earlier this year, watch the trailer HERE
‘Different ways to wear your head’ Photography Project
I was always fascinated by African head wraps…Finding myself (temporarily) with no hair was a perfect opportunity to explore this art form. With Joannah Menke of Joray Fashions and Schmoo Theune, we created a new series of portraits you can see HERE
Finissage for DiversCITY exhibition in Jugend Museum
Honored to be a part of the performance & workshop event marking the end of this fantastic exhibition on 20.10!
We’ve made history!
The poster to my work, Low -Tech Installation Colour Force (2012) by Sasha Vidakovic, has enetered into the History of Graphic desgin by Taschen!
Movement & Drama workshop series
Join us on May 11th, 12:00 – 16:00 for Part II! – Studio 58, click here for details
Regular open level tango class in Schöneberg
Every Saturday in our new beautiful studio, Watch House, on Naumannstrasse 4, 12:00 -14:00! (click on the image for details)
Workshop with Diego Calarco – “Playing with the axis”
Working on colgadas this time! – join us in the the lovely studio on Naumannstraße 4, on Sunday 10th, 14:00 – 17:00.
Hosting an evening of visual art, live music and stories
An art event is coming to Watch House on March 24th, 17:00-19:00 – in collaboration with visual artist Bärbel Rothhaar and musician Hendrik Kühling. Not to be missed! (click on the image for details)
New tango workshop series in Mitte (Berlin)
Sensitive and Fluid Embrace – with Gustavo Soraire. November 26th and December 11th, 15:00 – 18.00 (click on the image for details)
Teching ‘Moving between Choreography and Improvisation’ workshop in Kyiv
In two parts: May 27th and 28th, 13:00 – 15:00, Selfbalance studios, Kyiv, Ukraine (click on the image for details).
Continuing a series of new workshops in Tangoloft Berlin
April 8th, 15:00 – 17:00 in Tangoloft Berlin (click on the image for details).
Teaching Advanced Partner Technique in Kyiv
In two parts: March 18th and 25th, 12:00 – 14:00, Selfbalance studios, Kyiv, Ukraine
New workshop series in Tangoloft Berlin
February 18th and 25th, 2-5pm. A ground-breaking combination of Argentine tango and advanced contemporary partner technique (click on the image for details).
Special tango argentino workshop
January 27th, 14:00 – 17:00 in Watch House, Naumannstrasse 4
Premier of ‘Crossings and Roundabouts’
New intergenerational work I created for Brighton Dance Network, will be shown on November 26th as a part of Brighton Scratch Night programme
Discover Your Tango Signature workshop
Advanced Argentine tango workshop, November 19th, 2:30-4:30pm, The Bridge, London
Advanced Partner Technique workshop
Dance Art Academy DAA, Kiev, October 23rd, 2pm – 5pm
Teaching advanced partner work in Kiev, July 2nd and August 27th
Dance Art Academy, Kiev, Ukraine, July 2nd 12-3pm, August 29th 11-2pm (click on the image for more details).
Teaching professional class for Brighton Dance Network in June
Every Wednesday of June, 7:30pm, BHASVIC Theatre, 205 Dyke Road, Hove
Performing in the Blue Cloud Scratch (Cloud Dance Festival) mixed bill of new works
May 31st, 8pm, Blue Elephant Theatre Camberwell.
Choreographing for ‘Still Lives’, a new play by Ella Turk-Thompson
The play opens on May 24th in Brighton Little Theatre. Part of Brighton Fringe (click on the image for more details).
‘Chaos Theory’ is part of Tran(s)mit, international online film festival
‘Chaos Theory’ film I created in collaboration with Chouette Films will be screened on May 24th!
‘In Memoriam’ is back on stage!
Rosemary Branch Theatre (Islington), May 26th and 27th, 7:30pm.
Teaching a series of tango technique clases during 2nd International Ladies Meeting in Palermo in March
March 8-13th, Palazzio Panteleria, Palermo, Sicily. A programme of classes, practicas and milongas – click on the image for more details!
Choreographing for ‘Women of Troy’, a new production by New Venture Theatre Brighton
February 26th – March 5th. Click on the image for more details and book your tickets here: http://www.newventure.org.uk/
Teaching Sensitivity workshop in Kyiv, February 12th
February 12th, Dance Art Academy, new beautiful studios in central Kyiv (click on the image for more details).
R&D for a new site specific work in Kyiv
In early October I started working on a new piece created in collaboration with Anton Ovchninnikov (Zelyonka-Fest) and a group of young Ukrainian dancers. It is dedicated to Ukrainian poets imprisoned by the Soviet regime and will be performed in Kyiv Fortress in 2016.
Dance Trail at Brighton Fringe!
I had a pleasure of being part of the creative team working on this wonderful event – performed at Brighton Fringe on 29th, 30th and 31st of May.
‘In Memoriam’ is back on stage!
Blue Elephant Theatre, April 28th-29th, 20:00
Teaching a series of intensive tango workshops in London
A ground-breaking combination of contemporary movement and tango technique! Teaching with Jenny Smith (Nolan). March 27th-29th, Husky Studios London (click on the image for more details)
Teaching tango – 1st INTERNATIONAL TANGO MEETING FOR LADIES IN SICILY, Palermo March 7th
I have a pleasure to be invited to teach at 1st INTERNATIONAL TANGO MEETING FOR LADIES IN SICILY – PALERMO on March 7th-8th (click on the image for more details)
Teaching tango musicality workshop in London, February 1st
With Diego Calarco – Musicality and Movement Dynamics workshop, February 1st, 1-3pm, CreationBox Studio. Please click on the link for the events details
Performing in mixed bill programme in Brighton Dome
Thrilled to be invited to perform in Scratch Night mixed bill evening in Brighton Dome on November 6th with my piece ‘Traces of Memory’.
Chaos Theory screening
My short film, Chaos Theory (2012), is featured in Whitstable Biennale Satellite Film Screening programme 2014, one of a major contemporary art festivals in the UK.
Kiev Pectoral 2013 theatre award nomination and Bronek award
I had a great honour to receive a nomination for Kiev Pectoral 2013, Ukraine’s most prestigious theatre award, in the category “The best work of physical theatre” for In Search of Gogol. We did not get the national prize, but won Bronek independent theatre award instead!
Zelyonka-Fest April 21st – 27th
In April 2014 I was helping my colleagues in Kiev to organise Zelyonka-Fest 1.4, the biggest international festival of contemporary dance in Ukraine. It was an honour to be part of this and be able to facilitate the first-ever visit of CandoCo to Ukraine. I hope this will become a beginning of integrated dance in my homeland.