Petros Konnaris (Cyprus, 1988) is working between the fields of live art, participatory art, and dance. He received an MA in Live Arts and Performance Studies from Theater Academy of UniArts Helsinki. He has also studied Dance (Univ. of Nicosia, 2011) and Mathematics (Univ. of Cyprus, 2011). He received a DanceWeb Scholarship in 2012, part of the ImpulsTanz festival in Vienna. Petros performed in various festivals in Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain, Finland, Germany, Singapore and Thailand.
Petros explores the performativity and the embodiment of caring, intimacy and gentleness, nakedness and playfulness. His artistic work manifests in the form of everyday situations, durational happenings, 1-1(one with one) performances, public interventions and performance scores. His methodology includes the use of conversation and text, performing yourself in extraordinary situations, feminist and queer discourse.
Petros is based in Cyprus and is currently the artistic director of Dance House Lefkosia.