ARTIST

Dafni Stefanou

Dancer

Dafni Stefanou is a Greek dancer, choreographer and teacher, born in 1976. She graduated from the National Dance School of Athens and was selected to participate in the x-project postgraduate course at the P.A.R.T.S. School in Brussels. As a dancer she has collaborated with many choreographers, dancers, visual artists and musicians. Since 2008, Dafni Stefanou has devoted herself mainly to improvisation as a means of instant composition between dance and music. She also develops personal works in the form of site-specific performances. She has had the opportunity to collaborate with artists such as Angeliki Stellatou, Billie Hanne, Dimitris Papaioannou, Dimitra Lazaridou-Hadzigoga, Le Quan Ninh, Frank Gratkowski, Esther Klinkers, Julyen Hamilton, Ilan Manouach, Irena Tomazin, Jonas Kocher, Kris Verdonck, Konstantinos Mihos, Lily Kiara, Marjolaine Charbin and others. In 2012, she also created the solo One by Biel choreographer Susanne Mueller-Nelson. Dafni Stefanou lives in Biel/Bienne (CH) since 2015.

Artist's activities

Vasiliki Tsagkari, Jalalu Kalvert-Nelson (picture by Yann Staffelbach)
Concert / Performance, Talk
September 10 & 11 2022, Biel/Bienne, Terrain Gurzelen
Pictures by Lucas Dubuis
Residency
Sessions of improvisation practice with musicians and dancers, Biel/Bienne, 2021/2022
Šalter Ensemble Ljubljana 2019 (picture by Tomaž Grom)
Concert / Performance, Tour
Bruit’s activities from 2017 to 2019
Intervention #2 Screenshot
Concert / Performance, Tour
Bruit’s activities from 2014 to 2016

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