Elpida Orfanidou

Elpida Orfanidou is a choreographer with a professional background in pharmacy & piano repertory. Elpida has been based in Berlin since 2009 working in the contemporary dance field both choreographing & performing. In her projects so far she triggered unconventional relationships with choreography, ones that are constantly nurtured by her biographical journey as well as diverse fields of arts & science. Her works alchemise crafts, ethnography, music & film with a choreographic approach: ›Songtellers‹ at far festival Nyon, ›Manufactured Series #3 - The Artisan is Present‹ by & with Fabrice Mazliah/ Marialena Marouda, ›Life As It Is Lived‹ together with Igor Dobricic. Currently Elpida researches the neuroscience of text memory as a choreographic tool with the support of Tanzpraxis Berlin ›Hippocampus Move‹ and the connection between fascia, voice, movement and water in the frame of the Take Heart residency at Pact Zollverein ›Fish Fascia Vox‹.

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