After performance talk with Marianna Kavalieratou / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

After performance talk with Marianna Kavalieratou

Marianna Kavallieratos | klokworks

20 October 2013
Upper Stage
After-performance talk with the choreographer of klokworks, Marianna Kavallieratos.

Marianna Kavallieratos is a dancer and choreographer. Born in Athens, Greece, she studied contemporary dance at the London Contemporary Dance School. She continued her studies at S.U.N.Y. Purchase School of Arts in New York as an exchange student for one year. Then she studied the Graham technique at the Graham Studios in New York.

Since 1992 she is a collaborator and participant at the Watermill Center of the Arts and Humanities in Watermill Southampton NY. She has performed as a dancer at the following Robert Wilsons plays: T.S. Eliot, Une Femme Douce, Persephone, The Days Before DDD III, Wings on Rock, Prometheus, Alcestis (the opera ), Relative Light, Odyssey. She danced with the company ‘Kobalt works’ in Brussels for 3 years. In 2010  she presented her first choreographic work at the Athens festival with the piece Moment. This work was also performed at the Guggenheim Museum in the series Works and Process ,a collaborative evening with selected artist from the Watermill Center,curated  by Robert Wilson, and in the festival Satellart-transmitting Greece in Milan, in May 2012. In July 2012 she choreographed the dance piece Auto Run,for The Athens Festival. She has been a dance and movement teacher at ‘Veaki’ school of drama, ‘Embros’ school of drama, and has given a dance workshop at the summer Academy of The Greek National Theatre. She also teaches dance classes in several studios in Athens, and the summer program movement class of the Watermill Center in New York. 


Chaired by Nina Alcalay, dance theorist