In Conversation with:
Dancer and Dance History Scholar
Monday, November 9th, 2:30 PM
A.S. Onassis Program in Hellenic Studies
285 Mercer Street, 8th Floor
(Between Washington & Waverly Place)
New York, NY 10003
Part of an ongoing series, "Creativity in Times of Crisis: Emerging Arts in Athens"
Q&A Sessions will follow throughout the semester, with filmmakers, photographers, graffiti artists, dance and theatre groups, and visual artists.
Series curated by Visiting Assistant Professor Eleftheria Astrinaki
Steriani Tsintziloni, a former dancer and ballet teacher, is a dance history scholar and researcher. She holds a PhD from the University of Roehampton (UK) and an MA in Dance Studies (University of Surrey), supported by a scholarship by “Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Organisation”. She is also a graduate of the State School of Dance (Distinction) and the Department of Education, University of Crete.
Steriani worked as Research Associate for the Kalamata International Dance Festival, the “Isadora and Raymond Duncan” Dance Research Centre and independent projects and teaches dance history at professional dance schools, university courses and seminars. She is co-founder and member of the Editorial Board of the online Manifesto Lexicon of the Performance Studies International and she was co-curator of the Performance Studies International Regional Research Cluster held in Athens in 2011.
Her current interest focuses on critical dance history of the 20th century, and on dance, politics and bodies and on convergences of forms (conference presentations, publications but also lecture-performances) as part of an on-going research process on dance, Greek history and formation of identities.
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