prosxima dance company
Prosxima Dance Company was founded in 1996 and it is based on the ideal of utilizing the dance medium to foster communication within the wider community.
Prosxima Dance Company works as a collective of artists, allowing for diversity to emerge and be integrated in the creative process.
Its productions vary in context, structure and choreographic style and they have been presented in different performing platforms such as museums, theatre stages, industrial and open spaces.
The company’s choreographic works have been presented, amongst others, at:
Festival Culturel International de la Danse Contemporaine, Algiers 2014 & 2013
KosmosTheater, Vienna 2014 & 2012
Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens 2011
Stockholm Fringe Festival, Stockholm 2011
Balkan Dance Platform, Ljublana, 2011
Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2010
Duncan Centre, Prague ‐ Czech Republic 2010
Contemporary Dance Festival, Serres ‐ Greece 2010 & 2009
Filippi & Kavala Festival, Kavala ‐ Greece 2009
New Europe Dance Festival, Prague ‐ Czech Republic 2009 & 2008
Dance Screen The Hague, The Netherlands 2007
Tanz _House Festival, Salzburg ‐ Austria 2006
4th Duo Dance International Festival, Budapest ‐ Hungary 2005
Festival International de Videodanza de Buenos Aires ‐ Argentina 2005
Dance Screen Brighton / IMZ, Brighton ‐ U.K 2005
1st Mediterranean Dance Platform, Chania ‐ Greece 2004
Summerfest/Dance Festival, San Francisco ‐ U.S.A. 2003
International Month of Dance – Demetria, Thessaloniki‐Greece 2003 & 2002
TanzQuartier, Vienna ‐ Austria 2002
8th International Kalamata Dance Festival ‐ Greece 2002
The company has been awarded:
• 2nd Prix @ Festival Culturel International de la Danse Contemporaine, Algiers 2013
• Jarmila Jeřábková Choreography Award ‐ New Europe Festival 2008
• Audience Award ‐ 4th Duo Dance International Festival 2005
• Performance Award ‐ Napolidanza “Il coreografo Eletronico” 2005
The company has been financially supported by:
Hellenic National Centre of Theatre and Dance (2008 & 2009)
Greek Ministry of Culture (2001-2007)
VideoDance – Thessaloniki International Film Festival (2004)
Danse Basin Meditteraneé (2003)
Austrian Embassy in Greece (2001)
and private sponsors.
Prosxima’s international collaborations include:
Editta Braun / Editta Braun Company - Austria (2005), Yannis Antoniou / KUNST STOFF - San Francisco (2003), Richard Siegal - Germany (2002) Michael Klien - Austria, Nicolas Mortimore - Great Britain (2001) / Barriedale Οperahouse.