Wisdom of the Body: Teja Modrijan

This solo is a ritual. I dedicate this to all of my mothers. “What is experience? What is life? What is motion? What is reality? To all such questions we must give St.Augustine’s answer to the question. “What is time?”…

Wisdom of the Body: Teja Modrijan

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This solo is a ritual. I dedicate this to all of my mothers.

“What is experience? What is life? What is motion? What is reality? To all such questions we must give St.Augustine’s answer to the question. “What is time?” – “I know, but when you ask me I don’t.” /…/ “ i can only answer, “Don’t be silly. You know very well what they are. We can’t go around on defining things indefinitely without going round in circles. To define means to fix, and, when you get down to it, real life isn’t fixed.””

-Alan Watts

CV:TEJA MODRIJAN. Born in Ljubljana, 1997. Teja spent her high school year at Waldorf school Gimnasium Ljubljana, where she fall in love with theater and started to attend Pascual Carlos’s acting classes, menwhile she was participating in many theater pieces, one diretcted by Nataša Tič Ralijan. She graduated with her author project Monodrama through movement, where she for the first time combine dance and theater. She started her dance path with hip hop dance 10 years ago. Later in life she discovered hip hop freestyle (also popping, locking, house), contact improvisation, contamporary dance and was mentored by Gašper Kunšek, Žigan Krajnčan and Alex Tesch. Together they also created a theater dance perfomans called Chorus produced by Flota and Kino Šiška and are still travelling the world with the piece.
This year she won The Best Concept award in ineternational OPUS miniatures competition in Celje. After that she was invited to perform on Lent Festival, Front@ festival and some more small festivals. Now she is creating her second solo performances and still active in the hip hop world, attending dance battles around the world and teaching.

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