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Maja Kalafatić

Maja Kalafatić (1984, Celje) is a dancer, choreographer, pedagogue, and yoga teacher who lives and works between Ljubljana (Slovenia), Belgrade (Serbia) and Helsinki. In 2006, she graduated from Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and in 2015 received her master’s degree from Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Köln: HfMT in the field of dance dissemination. Last year she came to a crazy idea and is now again a student of MA program in Dance performance at Uniarts Helsinki’s Theatre Academy while also finishing her PhD studies at Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade. Before coming to Helsinki, she has been working as a freelance artist in the field of contemporary performing practices and dance pedagogy for more than ten years. Her latest works closely relate to the visual arts, theory and practice of contemporary dance. She is currently enjoying Helsinki and is trying to connect with the local scene and get involved in different projects.

Arts, general

Audience development, outreach

Visual arts

Performance art Installation Art theory / art history Arts pedagogy

Performing arts

Choreography Dance Dance pedagogy Performance art

Special groups

Children Youth Aged / seniors Multicultural / diversity

Other culture

Community art Environmental art

Portrait. Somewhere in Belgrade for anybody out there. Made by my friend Nina Radovanović.



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