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Maria Stokłosa

Choreographer and dancer.Studied choreography at the School of New Dance Development in Amsterdam (2003 – 2007) and contemporary dance at the London Contemporary Dance School at The Place in London (1997-2000). Her works include: Ecdyis, MaMa Perform, Intercontinental, The Right Hemisphere, Vacuum, presented in Poland, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Russia and USA. Recently she has been involved as a choreographer in the production of Pawel Mykietyn’s opera The Magic Mountain. In 2010 her piece Let’s Dance Chopin made in collaboration with her father, composer Janusz Stoklosa was presented at the Expo in Shanghai.Marysia is currently collaborating with Meg Foley and will participate in her Action is Primary exhibition at the ICE Box in Philadelphia (US) in April 2016. Marysia worked as a dancer for Berlin based choreographer Jeremy Wade touring his Glory and And pulled out their hair…worldwide between 2006 and 2008.She also danced in This Universe by Maija Reeta Raumanni; Project Zero Point by Sara Shelton Mann; Die Zauberflote with choreography by Min Tanaka; B.O.B The Final Cut by Dick Wong; sex me not by Aitana Cordero; Vivienne by Lea Anderson and Bach Bench by Jonhathan Lunn. She practices improvisation and takes part in numerous music and dance improvisation projects in Poland and The Netherlands. Since 2008 Marysia has been very actively involved in the development of the Polish dance scene. She leads the Burdag Foundation and creates new opportunities for dance such as Performing Arts Residency Burdag in Masurian Lakes ( and most recently Centrum w Ruchu (Center in Motion) – an artist-run working space for a collective of independent choreographers in Warsaw. In 2011 and 2012 she has also curated an international festival of young choreography (Przeglad Nowego Tanca). In 2014 she became a leader of the Program Board at the Institute of Music and Dance (IMIT).
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