Contemporary Dance with Jivko Jeliazkov
participants: Antonina Ilieva, Hristo Stankushev, Kalin Zarkov, Martin Angelov, Maxim Mokdad, Ralitsa Zorteva, Slavina Belincheva, Vassilka Stoyanova
mentor bio: Jivko Jeliazkov graduated in stage acting in NATFA Sofia and in dance theater directing and contemporary choreography in the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. Jivko has worked with Bulgarian ballet company Arabesque as a guest choreographer. He is one of the founders of the theatrical project of the Fairplay Golf Hotel & Spa, Benalup Cádiz, Spain. Cofounder and artistic director of Derida Dance company and the first contemporary dance center in Bulgaria - Derida Dance Center. Choreographer and director of the following plays - „Saumo”, “Riding The Wind”, “Hanky Panky”, “Tango on Champs Elysees”, “Obsesión”, “Cielo Rojo”, “Train For Dreamland”, “Tripas de Corazón”, “Ojos Ciegos”, “Depuis La Jour”, “Viva Verdi”, “¾ Moon”, “space and time”, "Hack", "ASA" .
Jivko was the only European choreographer invited to carry out a workshop during the Korean Dance Festival in August 2012. A few months later he was invited by the Central Europe Dance Theater to stage a play with a dancer of the theater, which has received the Hungary Best Dancer prize for 2012.