Maja Arzenšek

Maja Arzenšek

Dance education and work: Maja began her dance education in 1990 at dance school Nero, continued at dance school Pingi and later at Plesna izba Maribor. During this time, she attended numerous dance workshops at home and abroad (New York - Dance New Amsterdam, Broadway Dance Center, Steps). She is educated in the following dance techniques: ballet, jazz ballet, modern jazz, Horton technique, various contemporary dance techniques, Cunningham technique, Graham technique, capoeira, release, Pilates, yoga, partnering. Since 2001, she participated in many successful dance projects as a dancer or choreographer, and since 2006, she leads workshops of contemporary and modern dance. In recent years, her focus in on researching choreographic approaches. Maja is a member of Tovarishia Dance Company, a professional contemporary dance company. Since 2007 she is head of production development at the Dance Centre.

General education: medical doctor

Dance genres: Contemporary, Modern, Ballet

Workshop instructor: Contemporary Explorative, Tovarishia Junior

Motto: "You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive." (Merce Cunningham)