COL – LAB
June 2017 - March 2018
Creative project realized in cooperation with Central Europe Dance Theatre in Budapest, as a continuation of the educational program "V4 YOUNG DANCE TALENTS", aimed at young dancers finishing their professional dance education and starting their professional career. The project has produced two performances with the participation of Central Europe Dance Theatre dancers and students of the Hungarian Dance Academy.
The premiere of both performances took place in the prestigious Várkert Bazár in Budapest on 25 March 2018. The partner of the project was the National Dance Theatre in Budapest.
One of the premiere performances was Erik Makohon's "POLY", inspired by the changes that take place in the way relations and relationships are built and function.
Production of „WE|YOU” performance
July - December 2017
The performance was created within the framework of Eryk Makohon's creative scholarship, granted by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. The premiere was co-organized by the City of Krakow and the Centre of Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor Cricoteka. The project included the production of the performance and a series of research workshops on the specificity of Polish contemporary dance technique.
Polish premiere of the "Lighting" and "a...b" duo performance.
April - December 2016
The project was co-financed by the Institute of Music and Dance as part of the "Choreographic Orders 2016" programme, the applicant of which was the Podlasie Dance Association. Krakow Dance Theatre was the project partner and co-producer of the performances. The premiere took place at the Centre for the Documentation of Tadeusz Kantor's Art CRICOTEKA in Krakow, while subsequent presentations were held at the Białystok Puppet Theatre, Club Żak in Gdansk and at the Studio Theatre in Warsaw. The project was curated by Anna Królica.
The project was co-financed by the Institute of Music and Dance under the "Dance Stage 2016" programme and included the presentation of the performance "Nesting" choreographed by Idan Cohen at the Porcelain Factory in Katowice and at the Local Government Cultural Centre in Mielec.
"V4 Young Dance Talents"
Krakow Dance Theatre as one of four partners realised the V4 Young Dance Talents project, organised by Central Europe Dance Theatre within the Visegrad Fund's Standard Grants programme. During the conference devoted to dance education a curriculum for young dancers was created, which was carried out by dance teachers from Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia during one-week workshops. The programme included groups of dancers from the four countries mentioned above. The project partners were also Dance Conservatory of Eva Jaczova, Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. The workshop teachers were: Mirka Eliasova, Eva Lackova, Attila Kun and Eryk Makohon.
"The Common Front"
November 2015 - February 2016
An educational project carried out by the Kameny Art Agency and the Krakow Art Foundation, in partnership with the Krakow Dance Theatre, in the whole Lesser Poland Region. Young people from Krakow, Miechów, Tuchów, Jodłówka Tuchowska, Dobczyce, Rzuchowa and Olszyn learned various forms of artistic expression to finally create a dance film using fragments of Feliks Nowowiejski's ballet music "Folk Paintings". The project was co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage as part of the Available Culture programme and from the funds of the Małopolska Region. The teachers of the groups were Dominik Więcek, Katarzyna Gocał, Tomasz Urbański, Eryk Makohon.
"Malopolska's Painting" as part of "Time Machine" project
September - November 2015
The Krakow Dance Theatre as a partner of the Stone Art Agency realized the project "Time Machine", co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. The result of the project is a double disc edition of DVDs with music by Feliks Nowowiejski performed by Sinfonia Varsovia under the baton of Sebastian Perłowski (two ballets - "King of the Wuthering" and "Malopolska's Paintings") and a movement performance of this music performed by the Krakow Dance Theatre and students of the Faculty of Dance Theatre of the Krakow PWST ("Malopolska's Paintings").
"Choreographic orders 2015 - NESTING"
August - October 2015
Production of the show "Nesting" choreographed by Idan Cohen, as part of the programme of the Institute of Music and Dance. The premiere of the performance took place at the ICE Krakow Congres Centre and at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.