Solo dancer Katerina Andreou in BSTRD

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Katerina Andreou: BSTRD

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Katerina Andreou in BSTRD. Photo © Jacob Gare
Anastasio Koukoutas
Can a solo dance piece create, on stage, that much needed room of one’s own?

 

The solo holds a unique place in the western dance tradition, as it exemplifies personal signature, movement style and self-expression – the three core elements of authorship in dance. However, many choreographers have attempted and managed to undo the logic of authenticity bound to self-expressiveness and liberate the performing body from the fundamentals of the modernist tradition. Katerina Andreou is a rare case of dancer/performer who, despite only recently venturing into the field of choreography, has managed to create a…

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