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Dance and Politics. Various Instances of intersection

The incentive for this research came during the Covid pandemic. The imposition in many countries across the world a “state of exception”[1] or state of emergency initially triggered my interest to…


Dancing the End of the World: Workshop for performing arts practitioners and theoreticians with Thomas F. DeFrantz

20 and 21 October, 3 pm – 6 pm., “Toplocentrala” Regional Centre for Contemporary Arts Dancing the End of the World: Workshop for performing arts practitioners and theoreticians with Thomas F.…


New Dramaturgies Platform with a two-year international project on the sociopolitical agency of contemporary dance

USA-Balkan Exchange: Practice and Discourse Sharing Laboratory 18, 19, 20, 21 October, “Toplocentrala” Regional Centre for Contemporary Arts, Studio Practice and discourse sharing laboratory where…


Between core and context

Pia Brezavšček on the 3rd Bulgarian Dance Platform and the 15th Antistatic Festival for Contemporary Dance and Performance in Sofia My first impression of the Bulgarian contemporary dance scene…


‘Backs boxes towels’: through the looking glass with Maria Kefirova

Bulgarian-Canadian performer and choreographer Maria Kefirova’s performance “Backs boxes towels”, co-produced by DNK contemporary dance and performance, Sofia and MAI | Montréal, arts…


The support of the independent scene is crucial for the whole ecosystem

Interview with Brian Rogers, artistic director of The Chocolate Factory Theater, New York. By Mira Todorova Brian Rogers, artistic director of The Chocolate Factory Theater, New York…


Where the Secret Double of Time Lives | Ani Vaseva

  photo: Raphael Dao Within the frame of the Festival for Contemporary Dance and Performance Antistatic 2015 in Sofia (Bulgaria) the latest work of Laurie Young How is Now was presented. Laurie Young…


Kathleen Doherty: We need to realize where we want to go

Kathleen Doherty is a dance artist from Ireland and she works in Dublin and Ljubljana. She graduated from The Northern School of Contemporary Dance. As a dance artist she works for Dance Theatre of…


Thomas Lehmen and Galina Borissova in coversation

  Оn the project "A Piece of you"- a conversation between Galina Borissova and Thomas Lehmen Mid June 2013 the German choreographer Thomas Lehmen arrived in Sofia on a motorcycle on the route…


Jungin Lee in interview about ARTeFACT at Derida Dance Centre

Does the human create the artifacts оr is it an artifact itself?  ARTeFACT is a multimedia dance performance of Derida Dance. It is a result of an experimental research of the choreographer Jivko…