Dutch Dance Dialogues 2014, photo Jochem Jurgens

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Nederlandse Dansdagen / October 2017
Moderating & introductions

Dance Academy ArtEZ
Mentor of the third year dancers of the dance department of ArtEZ, Arnhem, to guide them with their research. (maternity leave) 

Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten / March 2016 
Lecture on professionalism, autonomy and performativity for teachers of the different dance schools at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. 

CaDance Festival / January 2015
After talk with Guilherme Miotto and Menno van Gorp on their work Rise Up. 

B-Motion Festival / August 2014
During the Summerschool ‘Choreographic Research’ oganized during the B-Motion Festival in Bassano Del Grappa, Italy, me and Merel Heering gave a 5 day course to 14 choreographers from all over Europe to discuss dramaturgical tools to discuss and contextualise dance.

SPRING Utrecht / May 2014
A debate on ‘self-design’ with choreographer of the performance ‘Stages of Staging’ Alexandra Bachzetsis, writer and art critic Simon van der Berg and tv producers Ellen Schutten and Maarten Eysink Smeets.

Act Your Age / December 2013
I was interviewing artists and audiences on the topic of ageing and the elderly body as content for several educational films. On top of that I facilitated a dialogue between artists and audiences during several after talks.

Nederlandse Dansdagen / October 2013
Interviewing choreographers Mor Shani, Giulio D’Anna and Alexis Vassiliou on their work-in-progress presentations. These interviews were edited into short clips.
At the Instagram Photo Exhibition Exposed I guided interested audience members behind the scenes and showed them what it takes to create a performance.

Theater Frascati / 2012-2013
In season 2012 / 2013 I taught the course Kijk! Dans organized by Theatre Frascati. Based on programmed performances, ins and outs of dancing duets were discussed in six get-togethers.

Dansateliers / January 2013
Moderator of two conversations with eight choreographers to give input at Dansateliers on how to act and focus as an organization in change.

SPRING / November 2012
Moderator of three discussions with audience members of former festivals Springdance and Festival aan de Werf in order to get insight in expectations, wishes and ideas for the new performing arts festival SPRING.

Act Your Age / October 2012
Four choreographers, a philosopher, a medical health researcher and me came together to research the theme of ageing, in society as well as in arts. As artistic coordinator I moderated and facilitated formal and informal dialogues on the topic.