Magdalena Kowala

contemporary dance, dance theatre

Magdalena Kowala – was born in Poznań in 1986. She started dancing under the watchful eye of the dancer and choreographer Piotr Bańkowski in Poznań who brought street techniques to Poland. Together with the other members of the group they created projects combining hip hop with contemporary dance on the stage of Centrum Kultury Zamek. After moving to Gdańsk, she took part in the project of Sopocki Teatr Tańca „SYS 212” and in performances created with Teatr Znak: “Fracaso”, “MY_SZY”, “Portrety Beznadziejne”. In 2017 together with Anna Zglenicka, Natalia Murawska and Joanna Woźna she began to create joint projects among which the most important was “Portrety Beznadziejne” and “Her(t)z”. In 2019 with Joanna Woźna she created a duo called ”102 i pół”, which premiered during the festival Sfera Ruchu in Toruń. Obsessed with the Israeli dance world where the language of the movement Gaga comes from, which she admires and practice whenever there is an opportunity. She took part in workshops Hasadna Summer Bites in Tel Aviv and Gaga Intensive in London. Participant of many workshops lead, among others, by: Jean Claude Marignale, Charlie Morrisey, Rita Gobi, Natalia Iwaniec, Nir de Volff, Adi Weinberg, Irad Mazliah, Manuel Badás, Błażej Peszek, Sharon Eyal, Keren Luria Pardes , Gon Biran, Ofir Yehudalevich, Shuli Enush, Oded Graf &Yossi Berg, Shahar Binyamini, Michal Sayfan, Ohad Naharin, Ian Robinson, Rachael Osborne, Adi Zlatin.

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