Ariadne Mikou is a Greek-born and Italian-based independent artist-researcher and dance scholar. Her articles and reviews about experimental and interdisciplinary choreographic practices have been published in peer-reviewed international journals and book anthologies. She has presented her installations, mediated dance performances and works created for the screen in various venues and contexts across Europe, USA and New Zealand and as a performer, she has collaborated a.o. with Abigail Yager (Trisha Brown Dance Company), Bojana Cvejic and Christina De Smedt, Virgilio Sieni, Ismael Ivo, Laura Boato. As a movement educator and scholar, she has collaborated with prestigious institutions a.o. La Biennale di Venezia and Palazzo Grassi in Italy. She is co-founder of the futuremellon/NOT YET ART collective, and currently, she is co-curator of [SET. me free] Dance & Movement on Screen, an international platform for the promotion of screendance. In 2018, she was awarded her fully-funded PhD Degree in Interdisciplinary Choreographic Research from the University of Roehampton (UK). She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Dance from The Ohio State University (USA) supported by the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (IKY/Erasmsus/Erasmus+) and a Graduate Teaching Assistantship. She also holds a Diploma (joined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree) from the School of Architecture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR).
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The Teatro Massimo Βallet (TMB) company is one of the remaining state-subsidised ballet companies in Italy that together with La Scala of Milan, Teatro dell’ Opera of Rome and the Opera of Naples are associated with a National Opera ...