Sara Wiktorowicz is a choreographer, teacher, and performer. She has worked with choreographers and directors, such as Jan Fabre, Itzik Galili, Club Guy & Roni, Paul Selwyn Norton, Anouk van Dijk, Liat Waysbort and Sjoerd Vreugdenhil. She was a member of NND/Galili Dance for seven years. In 2002, she was awarded the Hendrik de Vries Stipendium for young choreographer.
She is currently continuing to create her own work - many in collaboration with other artists - combining dance, theater, film, location and community projects.
Her interest in education is directed towards details of creativity and performance, individual organics, group dynamics and being in the now. She has given many workshops to a wide range of people in Holland, Italy, Germany, Israel and Austria.
She is now a Certified DanceAbility Teacher after taking the course in Vienna taught by Alito Alessi in 2012. DanceAbility is an improvisation method enabling everyone, regardless of abilities or disabilities, to move and dance together in a safe environment, creating a common ground that includes all participants.
Francesca Foscarini is a versatile, independent choreographer and dancer. Her personal career was marked by the encounter with quite important masters of the national and international dance scene, with whom she had the opportunity to research on the languages of contemporary dance and improvisation, thus enriching and internalizing her language both in terms of expression and of performance.?
Winner of the Equilibrio Award 2013 for Performer (Premio Equilibrio, Rome): the jury, chaired by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and consisting of Guy Cools, Raimund Hoghe, David Jays, and Frédéric Mazelly, acknowledged her highly developed technique, great emotional sensibility, her strong stage presence and her ability in creating a unique and original embodiment referring to her performance in Grandmother, a piece created in collaboration with Sara Wiktorowicz.
Franscesca collaborated with among others Yasmeen Godder, Marco D'Agostin and Alessandro Sciarroni. For her work she has been rewarded several times, she won the jury price at the Masdanza International Dance Festival, she received a special mention at Premio Scenario and more.
Dinanda Luttikhedde is a documentary filmmaker and visual artist. Her work is characterized by agricultural and existential themes, inspired by themes from her youth and the closeness she feels with her agricultural background. Since 2003 she has been working as an autonomous visual artist and commissioned. In 2010 she made in cooperation with PeerGrouP her first short documentary film Beast, which was commissioned by Hollanddoc 24 (theme channel VPRO). This movie got a sequel in the short documentary Blood (2011), in collaboration with Nelleke. This short documentary celebrated its premiere at the Food Film Festival in Amsterdam and went on to various festivals in the Netherlands and abroad. In 2011 her documentary Onland came out, which she developed in collaboration with Ellenoor Bakker. The 'documentary on location' was shown at the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival in Groningen,on an outdoor location in the Onlanden (the location the film was shot). In 2012 she developed the short film Wheel of Motion, which was composed for the project 'Open MInd' by PAVLOV E-lab and was also shown during the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival.
Last year, Luttikhedde produced two new film projects. One is called PIGEON (2013) and the other is her new project PIGHOUSE (2014). PIGEON is a documentary on location and a community project as well. It was successfully shown at three festivals in the Netherlands in 2013. With both projects, she continues her inquiry on the human-animal relationship.