Konferences dalībnieki / Conference participants

The speakers and panelists of the conference include:

LITHUANIA______________________

Audronis Imbrasas, founder of the Lithuanian Dance Information center and international dance festival “New Baltic Dance”, ex-viceminister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania

Laima Servaitė, administrator-manager at the Lithuanian Dance Information center, www.dance.lt

Laurynas Žakevičius, dancer, choreographer and teacher merging street and contemporary dance, director of the Vilnius City Dance Theater “Low Air”

NORWAY_________________________

Sigrun Drivdal Johnsen, project manager at the Dance Information Norway

Sigrid Øvreås Svendal, senior advisor at the Dance Information Norway

ESTONIA___________________________

Triinu Aron, the manager and leader of dance platform and dance venue Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava in Tallinn

Teet Kask, a director, choreographer and teacher synthesizing classical and contemporary dance.

Jaan Ulst, a freelance choreographer and dance teacher bringing together contemporary dance and folklore

Kai Valtna, Dance Programme Manager and dance theory lecturer at the University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy, Performing Arts department

RUSSIA_____________________

Vita Khlopova – researcher of modern choreography, dance critic, author of modern dance history of XX century courses in The Russian University of Theatre Arts, author of a project about modern dance www.nofixedpoints.com

Anastasia Proshutinskaya, a researcher, curator and producer, employed with Dance Department of ZIL Cultural Center in Moscow

BELARUS______________________

Svetlana Ulanovskaya, dance and ballet critic, researcher of contemporary dance, lecturer at the Belarusian State Academy of Music, Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts and at the European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus

LATVIA_____________________________

Gunta Bāliņa, a ballet pedagogue, choreographer, historian and researcher

Elīna Gaitjukeviča, dancer and choreographer, artistic director of dance group “Ritms”, member of contemporary dance project “Dance Anatomy”

Ramona Galkina, a dancer, choreographer and lecturer in dance composition and history at the Latvian Academy of Culture. Also a Feldenkrais practioner

Alda Skrastiņa, a choreographer, teacher, artistic director of the folk dance group “Vēja zirdziņš”

 

Latvian Dance Information Center (www.dance.lv, www.journal.dance.lv, www.ballet.dance.lv) is supported by: The Ministry of Culture of the Latvian Republic, State Culture Capital Foundation, “LAUKKU”, SIA “Rīgas tulki”, Islande Hotel Riga

 

 

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