Miřenka Čechová


Miřenka Čechová is a Czech performer, choreographer, director, and scholar currently living in Prague. She is co-founder and house director of two internationally acclaimed theatre companies: Spitfire Company and Tantehorse, and also works as an independent choreographer and director. She began her career as a classical ballet dancer at the Dance Conservatory in Prague. Following, she continued her studies to earn two MA degrees in Theater and Nonverbal theatre respectively. She also achieved PhD in Physical Theater Direction from the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and received a Fulbright scholarship in 2010/2011 to teach and research in the USA.  As a choreographer and director, she has contributed to more than 25 productions, e.g: Constellations III. / My son looking to the sun (choreographer, Spitfire Company, to come in November 2019), Sniper's Lake (choreographer, Spitfire Company in coproduction with Norway’s Baerum Kulturhus), FAiTH (choreographer and performer, Tantehorse, with a residence at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington DC), Lessons of Touch (director, Tantehorse), Viva la Mama! (choreographer, for the National Theater in Prague), Fragments of Love Images (director, choreographer, performer, Spitfire Company), etc.


Markéta Vacovská


Dancer and choreographer based in Prague. She graduated at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Nonverbal Theater). Since 2009, she has been a member of the Spitfire Company – Prague based company of dance& physical theatre, creatively collaborating and participating in dozens of projects. She is currently engaged in her author’s work – in her latest performance Separated she deals with the topic of the death of a child and life near death.



Evagoras Vanezis is an independent curator, researcher, and writer based in Nicosia. His practice incorporates a strong interest in creating spaces of openness, promoting the rethinking of notions and processes of human relationality to the world. Working along poetic and fluid materialisms, his writings and curatorial constellations explore the political and social valences of affects, especially as they cross economies of labour, language and image flows. Since 2016 he has organized various exhibitions, programs and publishing projects. Recent projects include Anachoresis: Upon Inhabiting Distances, the Cyprus Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale (co-curator, 2021) and Formworks, Thkio Ppalies Project Space (2019 – ongoing).  He holds an MRes in Art Theory and Philosophy from Central Saint Martins. 


Petros Konnaris


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.


Fabritia D’Intino


Fabritia D’Intino (ITA, 1986) is a dancer and choreographer. She graduated from Accademia Nazionale di Danza (Rome) and ArtEZ (Arnhem, NL). From 2013 to 2019 she has been the artistic coordinator of Barcelona International Dance Exchange - BIDE curating the activities in Europe and America. As a dancer, she worked with companies Sosta Palmizi, Déjà Donnè and many others. Since 2018 she is an associated artist with the companies Chiasma (Rome) and CATS&SNAILS (Lille, France). For her projects, she collaborates regularly with the musician and composer Federico Scettri. Her activity includes stage performances, public space interventions, participatory projects and research formats. Her work has been awarded national prizes (In Generazione, Tu35Expanded) and presented in different contexts (Théâtre De La Ville, Festival Avignon OFF, Sadler’s Wells, Sismograf etc) in Italy, France, Spain, Belgium and UK. She is currently completing a Master’s degree in performing arts in Rome.

Francesco Cocco


Set and performance designer. 2013 bachelor degree in Visual and performing arts at IUAV University in Venice. In 2017 he finished his master degree in scenography at Academy of fine arts in Venice. Dramaturg and co-author with the choreographer Andrea Scarfì for the pièces HUT and BOARDING HOUSE. He designs the performance INTERSPACE WALKING with Elena Zamparutti in collaboration with Dance Well and Fondazione Teatro Civico di Schio. Francesco designs the performance WALK! #0 PILOTA with Elena Zamparutti produced by terrafine, Trieste. In 2019 he was set designer for the opera Il sogno di Scipione by W.A. Mozart, director E. Barbalich at Fondazione Teatro la Fenice + ABAV. He designs the performance PUSH, PUSH BABY! with Elena Zamparutti for the Prague Quadrennial.And in 2017 he was also set designer for the opera Gina by F. Cilea, director B. Morassi at Teatro la Fenice + ABAV. In 2016 he wins the Dutch Opera Design Award and designs the set for the opera Il Matrimonio Segreto by D. Cimarosa, director M. Wagemakers at Dutch National Opera + Reisopera + Opera Zuid.

Mirko Guido


Mirko Guido (b. Italy) is a choreographer and dancer working with practice-based and research-led processes. He holds a Master's degree in Performative Practices from Stockholm University of the Arts. His interest in a poetics of interrelatedness places at the core of his research the idea of choreography as a relational, responsive and emergent process, and the idea of the body/self as a multilayered, multidirectional and relational subject. He employs various means including dance, spoken word, text, video and participatory approaches. His works have been performed in several venues across Europe, and he has been an artist in residence at centres such as Summer Studios Rosas, Work Space Brussels; Uferstudios, Berlin; PACT Zollverein, Essen; Dansens Hus and MDT Stockholm among many others. As a dancer, he has been a member of several dance companies in Germany and later on of the Cullberg Ballet in Sweden.


Naya Moll


Naya is a choreographer, dancer and dramaturge based in Copenhagen. She holds a BA in dance and choreography from The Danish National School of Performing Arts, where she graduated in 2017. Both as a choreographer and as a dramaturge her work is embedded in phenomenology as well as feminist critique, emerging in questions relating to the phenomenology of senses, the body and its interrelation to the outer world/nature. As a dramaturge she is working with a micro dramaturgy, referring to the unfolding of the choreography on stage, and a macro dramaturgy, referring to what larger choreography the work is producing in terms of how it comments or questions the current society and its norms. 

As a dramaturge, Naya is working closely together with the choreographer Emilie Gregersen, and have been a part of the unfolding of a performance trilogy about the phenomenology of senses, first with Touch (2020), then Caresses (2021).Naya is a part of Dance Coop in Copenhagen, a new self-organized studio collective of 16 choreographers working with performance and intersectional practices, as well as being a board member of DANSEatelier, and board member and editor of “Kvinde Kend Din Krop“, a fund working with public health information about the body, gender, sex and culture.


Elisabeth Borgermans


Elisabeth Borgermans (°1982, Maastricht, Netherlands) studied Dance at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and Language and Literature at the KU Leuven. As a performer she worked in Belgium and abroad. She created the performance To Paint is to Love Again (2016, in collaboration with De NWE Vorst and DansBrabant) and the duet No (2017, with Companhia Instável, in Portugal), zooming in on dance, pop music and 19th-century poetry. In 2018 Elisabeth was in residence with, among others, P.A.R.T.S./Rosas, KAAP Brugge, Teatro Municipal do Porto Rivoli and DansBrabant. In her creative work she investigates the different forces present in the dancing body by means of procedures and themes from literature, philosophy and music. Contemporary interpretations of classical symphonic music and old literary texts remain central. In '20/'21 she was involved as a choreographer with the creation of Electric Life, a production by fABULEUS and coproduction by Concertgebouw Brugge and Brussels Philharmonics about Igor Stravinsky's music. She also created the solo Zäsur, coproduced by C-TAKT, DansBrabant, Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond, Perpodium, Cultuurhuis de Warande and with financial support from the Flemish government and the Flemish Community Commission.


Evangelos Biskas


Evangelos Biskas is a dancer and choreographer fascinated by the ability of the human body to understand and to express things. His curiosity to explore new possibilities of working with the body drives him to develop interdisciplinary projects, including other media such as physical theatre, contemporary circus, sound design and new media. He graduated from the department of dance and choreography at Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (FHK) in Tilburg, Netherlands (2016) and was nominated by the academy’s award ‘Jacques de Leeuw prijs 2016’. With his graduation work ’Eternal Chilling’ (2016) he won the ‘Moving Forward-Young Dance Makers Award 2016’. From 2017 till 2020, he was a supported young artist of PLAN-Brabant in collaboration with DansBrabant. In 2020 Evangelos joined Corpo Maquina as a maker.