Δανάη Μορφονιού

χορογράφος, χορεύτρια

Education

o London Contemporary Dance School Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Dance,  Developing Artistic Practice route (modules in Choreography, Performance, Technique, Improvisation and Somatics), London, 2015-2016

o Rallou Manou Professional Dance School, BA in Dance practice and education, (Ballet, Contemporary, Dance theory, Choreography, Improvisation and Music), Athens, GR, 2010-2014

o Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Diploma in Dance Education in Modern Dance (level 4), Athens, GR, 2009-2010 

o Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Diploma in Dance Instruction in Modern Dance (level 3), Athens, GR, 2008-2009

Residencies & Artistic collaborations

o Research & Development for Choreography Practice, in collaboration with Eriketi Andreadaki, at Isidora& Raymond Duncan Dance Center, Athens, GR, 2018

o Movement advisor for the work in progress piece “PARTY” in collaboration with Ariadni Papapanagiotou, at Rabbithole, Athens, GR, 2018

Performances

o Artistic Video Project “Antistoli”, by Pantelis Makkas & Aggeliki Stellatou, Athens Epidaurus Festival, 2018

o CrUsh by Alkistis Karlou, Art for Change Festival Vol 2, Athens, 2017

o Piece by Piece Company, Stratford Circus and Nothern Ballet Theatre, London/Leeds, 2016-2017

o P/ush/ull by Vera Tussing and Ben Mc Ewen, Robin Howard Theatre- The Place, London, 2016

o Friendship by Danae Morfoniou and Sofia Kalampoka, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o Den by Rallou Manou Professional Dance School - BA Graduation performance, Mixalis Kakoyiannis Theatre, Athens, 2013-2014

o Queen Tribute, Mary Poppins, Snowhite, Sleeping Beauty and Peter Pan-children’s performances by Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School, Theatre of Athens College, Athens, 2006-2014

o In the Box and Pandora by Marilou Theodoridou, Marneri Gallery, Athens, 2012-2014

Choreography/Youth Choreography

o Act & Play - Theater & Dance youth company in collaoboration with Theater Director Katerina Staikou, Athens, 2017-2018 

o Ballerinas in Pants by Danae Morfoniou, Shaw Theatre, London, 2017

o Les femmes mereunt deux fois by Danae Morfoniou, Robin Howard Theatre- The Place, London, 2016

o ΩΧ by Danae Morfoniou, studio sharing at The Place, London, 2016

o Friendship by Danae Morfoniou and Sofia Kalampoka, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o The nightbird by Danae Morfoniou, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o My body is a zombie for you by Danae Morfoniou, Duncan Dance Research Centre, Athens, 2013

o Choreographed for the National Dance Day, street performance, Athens, 2013

o Choreographed for annual shows and ISTD examinations for children and adults, responsible also for sets, props and costumes, at The Place (London Contemporary Dance School), Natalia Kremen Ballet School, Makis Betsis Dance School, Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School, Matei Dance School, Primary School of Erithraia, Helios Dance Club, Chorodiasti Dance Studio, Lillian Dance School, Fokas Evagelinos Dance School, ACS-American Community School,  Athens-London, 2008-2017

Teaching

  • 2017-2018 Athens, GR

o Act & Play Dance &Theater youth company: Teacher in Improvisation/Kinesiology, Contemporary Dance and Choreography, (ages 7-16)

o Lillian Dance School Teacher in Ballet, Contemporary and Modern Dance (ISTD), (ages 11-15)

  • 2016-2017 London

o Natalia Kremen Ballet School Teacher in Ballet Vaganova style (ages 4-8) and Streching classes, Contemporary Teacher in Release technique (ages 11&16), London

o The Ballet School Assistant teacher in Ballet (ages 4-16)

2015-2016 Athens, GR

o Rented studios, freelance teaching and choreography in Contemporary and Ballet Dance, organizing performances and teaching short term workshops (adults)

2014-2015 Athens, GR

o Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School (Approved Dance Centre) Teacher in Modern Dance ISTD (ages 7-8)

o Makis Betsis dance studio Teacher in primary Ballet Dance (ages 4-6)

o Matei Dance School Teacher in Contemporary Dance (ages 10-12)

o Primary Public School of Nea Erithraia Teacher in Ballet Dance (ages 6-7)

o “Women for Life” Centre of Personal Development for Women Teacher in Modern Dance (adults)

2013-2014 Athens, GR

o Dance Club of Nea Erithraia-Helios Teacher in Ballet, Contemporary Dance (ages 5-16 and adults)

o Chorodiastasi Dance Studio Teacher in Ballet (ages 4-5) and Contemporary Dance (adults)

o Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School (Approved Dance Centre)Teacher in Contemporary Dance (15-18+) 

2010-2013, Athens, GR

o Lillian Dance School Teacher in Free Jazz Dance and Modern Theatre ISTD(ages 10-13 and adults) 

o Fokas Evagelinos Dance School Teacher in Ballet and Modern Dance ISTD(ages 13-15) 

2008-2010 Athens, GR

o Lillian Dance School Teacher in Free Jazz Dance and Modern Theatre ISTD (ages 10-14 and adults)

o Diomidis Fotiadis Professional Theatre School Teacher in Kinesiology for actors (adults)

o American Community School Teacher in Modern Dance (ages 6-12) 

Languages:

English native- Greek native (bilingual)

References:

Katerina Staikou, tel: 0030 6949380968, katstaikou@hotmail.com , Lillian Papaspyrou, tel: 00302106090299, Lillian.p@hotmail.com

                        

 

Education

o        London Contemporary Dance School Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Dance,  Developing Artistic Practice route (modules in Choreography, Performance, Technique, Improvisation and Somatics), London, 2015-2016

o        Rallou Manou Professional Dance School, BA in Dance practice and education, (Ballet, Contemporary, Dance theory, Choreography, Improvisation and Music), Athens, GR, 2010-2014

o        Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Diploma in Dance Education in Modern Dance (level 4), Athens, GR, 2009-2010

o        Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Diploma in Dance Instruction in Modern Dance (level 3), Athens, GR, 2008-2009

       Residencies & Artistic collaborations

o        Research & Development for Choreography Practice, in collaboration with Eriketi Andreadaki, at Isidora& Raymond Duncan Dance Center, Athens, GR, 2018

o        Movement advisor for the work in progress piece “PARTY” in collaboration with Ariadni Papapanagiotou, at Rabbithole, Athens, GR, 2018

      Performances

o        Artistic Video Project “Antistoli”, by Pantelis Makkas & Aggeliki Stellatou, Athens Epidaurus Festival, 2018

o        CrUsh by Alkistis Karlou, Art for Change Festival Vol 2, Athens, 2017

o        Piece by Piece Company, Stratford Circus and Nothern Ballet Theatre, London/Leeds, 2016-2017

o        P/ush/ull by Vera Tussing and Ben Mc Ewen, Robin Howard Theatre- The Place, London, 2016

o        Friendship by Danae Morfoniou and Sofia Kalampoka, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o        Den by Rallou Manou Professional Dance School - BA Graduation performance, Mixalis Kakoyiannis Theatre, Athens, 2013-2014

o        Queen Tribute, Mary Poppins, Snowhite, Sleeping Beauty and Peter Pan-children’s performances by Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School, Theatre of Athens College, Athens, 2006-2014

o        In the Box and Pandora by Marilou Theodoridou, Marneri Gallery, Athens, 2012-2014

      Choreography/Youth Choreography

o Act & Play - Theater & Dance youth company in collaoboration with Theater Director Katerina Staikou, Athens, 2017-2018

o Ballerinas in Pants by Danae Morfoniou, Shaw Theatre, London, 2017

o        Les femmes mereunt deux fois by Danae Morfoniou, Robin Howard Theatre- The Place, London, 2016

o        ΩΧ by Danae Morfoniou, studio sharing at The Place, London, 2016

o        Friendship by Danae Morfoniou and Sofia Kalampoka, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o        The nightbird by Danae Morfoniou, Orfeas Theatre, Athens, 2015

o        My body is a zombie for you by Danae Morfoniou, Duncan Dance Research Centre, Athens, 2013

o        Choreographed for the National Dance Day, street performance, Athens, 2013

o        Choreographed for annual shows and ISTD examinations for children and adults, responsible also for sets, props and costumes, at The Place (London Contemporary Dance School), Natalia Kremen Ballet School, Makis Betsis Dance School, Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School, Matei Dance School, Primary School of Erithraia, Helios Dance Club, Chorodiasti Dance Studio, Lillian Dance School, Fokas Evagelinos Dance School, ACS-American Community School,  Athens-London, 2008-2017

      Teaching

      2017-2018 Athens, GR

o        Act & Play Dance &Theater youth company: Teacher in Improvisation/Kinesiology, Contemporary Dance and Choreography, (ages 7-16)

o        Lillian Dance School Teacher in Ballet, Contemporary and Modern Dance (ISTD), (ages 11-15)

       2016-2017 London

o        Natalia Kremen Ballet School Teacher in Ballet Vaganova style (ages 4-8) and Streching classes, Contemporary Teacher in Release technique (ages 11&16), London

o        The Ballet School Assistant teacher in Ballet (ages 4-16)

       2015-2016 Athens, GR

o        Rented studios, freelance teaching and choreography in Contemporary and Ballet Dance, organizing performances and teaching short term workshops (adults)

      2014-2015 Athens, GR

o        Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School (Approved Dance Centre) Teacher in Modern Dance ISTD (ages 7-8)

o        Makis Betsis dance studio Teacher in primary Ballet Dance (ages 4-6)

o        Matei Dance School Teacher in Contemporary Dance (ages 10-12)

o        Primary Public School of Nea Erithraia Teacher in Ballet Dance (ages 6-7)

o        “Women for Life” Centre of Personal Development for Women Teacher in Modern Dance (adults)

     2013-2014 Athens, GR

o        Dance Club of Nea Erithraia-Helios Teacher in Ballet, Contemporary Dance (ages 5-16 and adults)

o        Chorodiastasi Dance Studio Teacher in Ballet (ages 4-5) and Contemporary Dance (adults)

o        Margo Perdiki-Archodaki Dance School (Approved Dance Centre)Teacher in Contemporary Dance (15-18+)

     2010-2013, Athens, GR

o        Lillian Dance School Teacher in Free Jazz Dance and Modern Theatre ISTD(ages 10-13 and adults)

o        Fokas Evagelinos Dance School Teacher in Ballet and Modern Dance ISTD(ages 13-15)

     2008-2010 Athens, GR

o        Lillian Dance School Teacher in Free Jazz Dance and Modern Theatre ISTD (ages 10-14 and adults)

o        Diomidis Fotiadis Professional Theatre School Teacher in Kinesiology for actors (adults)

o        American Community School Teacher in Modern Dance (ages 6-12)

Languages: English native- Greek native (bilingual)

References: Katerina Staikou, tel: 0030 6949380968, katstaikou@hotmail.com , Lillian Papaspyrou, tel: 00302106090299, Lillian.p@hotmail.com

                       

 

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