Mala Kline

28.09.2006 |

Curriculum vitae

Currently completing the studies of philosophy and comparative literature at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana.

From 1995 active in the field of contemporary dance, as a dancer, performer and choreographer. During her formation she collaborated with different contemporary authors from the field, like Wim Vandekeybus, Joseph Nadj, Lloyd Newson, Jan Fabre, Meg Stuart, Vera Mantero, Mark Tompkins, Lisa Nelson, Jordi Cortes Molina, Inaki Azpillaga and others.

In 2001 she participated in the educational programme for young dancers Danceweb in Vienna, Austria. In 2002 she received a scholarship for the programme for young actors development in Orvieto and Pontedera (Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards), Italy, organized by Fordham University, NY.

Experience as a dancer:
- 1995-2003 Dance group En-Knap (choreographer: Iztok Kovaè):
Work in progress
Sting and String – First Touch (1996)
Codes of Cobra (1997)
Throw of the Dice (2003)

dance films:
Vertigo Bird (1997)
En-Knap Open (1997)
Dom Svobode (2000)
-1999-2001 Ultima Vez Dance Company (choreographer: Wim Vandekeybus)
Inasmuch as Life is Borrowed (2000)
Spiegel (2006)

Experience as a choreographer:
- 2002 Vrt prekrižanih usod (Production of High School for Arts – department for contemporary dance)
- 2004 Campo de’ Fiori
Blondinka na mestu (in collaboration with Maja Delak, the final production of the educational programme Agon)
Rondinella (site-specific performance, in collaboration with Maja Delak and Mauricio Ferlin)
HI-RES (in collaboration with Maja Delak)
- 2005 Anagram (Spoken word performance)
- 2005 Gallery of Dead Women (in collaboration with Maja Delak)

Experience as a pedagogue:
- 2001 teacher at Srednja vzgojiteljska šola in gimnazija Ljubljana, department for contemporary dance, Ljubljana
- 2002/03 teacher at the dance laboratory, Ljubljana
- 2003-06 Co-director of Agon – educational programme for young dancers
- 2004-05 Co-programmer of CIMET – project for the mobility of young dancers from Central Europe

- 2005 Zlata ptica, award for artistic achievement in the field of contemporary dance for the performance Campo de’ Fiori
- 2005 Povodni mož, award for best performance HI-RES (in collaboration with Maja Delak)
- 2005 Award for best visual achievement in the performance HI-RES (in collaboration with Maja Delak), PUF Festival, Pula, Croatia

- from 2004 co-editor of literary series Prehodi (in collaboration with Maja Delak)

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