Once There Was A Forest
A performance about a world gradually diminishing, dedicated in memory of a lost forest. A performer on stage creates an ever-changing landscape using natural and man-made materials, and invites you to look at how fragile and temporary the world has become.
Δημιουργείν (Create) deals with the effort to understand this phenomenon, that is, to create. This performance is the result of a research intention regarding the evolutionary process of production as well as the driving force of the producer.
How many surfaces do we go through as human beings in our everyday life? The performance deals with the human desire and need to create groups, to belong and to adjust in those.
Brecht tries to take us away from the primary and instinctive reaction to the issue of paedophilia. He suggests us to approach the mother–killer man, through sensitivity, understanding and humanity.
Artists in Progress 2020
By establishing the body’s presence within the space and time of the spectator as the workshop’s central axis, participants came in conversation with the image, the object and the relational connections that are produced, in order to expand their mode of practice into a new vocabulary of tools, values and notions provided by the field of performance art.
With numb bodies and uncertain looks, we discovered new parts of ourselves, we looked for new ways to create. By exchanging conventional, expected bodily moments, recognizing and breaking the conveniences of bodies, placing dancers in more difficult stories that did not belong to them,
Like a novel’s first paragraph, facial expressions always give clues about a performance. A dancers face is without a doubt the most powerful tool to convey personality, to add nuance to a role and develop a deeper connection with the audience.
Karfitses / Pins – Homage to Christoforos Savva
Kartses / Pins is a homage to Christoforos Savva, inspired by three of his works: Circles and Squares, Sphere and Rising Form. A dance–performance, upon observing the fluidity, the play of light and movement within the thickly inhabited canvas of pins of the works by Christoforos Savva.
Contemporary Dance Fest
Upcoming national and international choreographers join their forces and their talent to give you a surprising and mesmerizing evening full of dance. The result? An innovative mix of powerful performances, life music and instant composition; all brought together in one vibrant festival.
HOME by Dione Roach
A collaborative video installation by Dione Roach and Toya Akpinar which features some of the PERA students. The installation explores ideas of absence and presence, human landscapes set against a more bare, animalistic aspect of nature.