Have you seen the Zombie?

Author: Dragana Bulut
Artistic collaboration: Ljiljana Tasić, Ana Monteiro
Dramaturgy: Ana Vujanović
Production:  Stanica Servis za savremeni ples Belgrade, Nomad Dance Academy and Jardin d’Europe
Co-producer: Bitef Theater, Belgrade

There is no reason for fear.

Survival is the key word to remember.

Knowledge is a part of the struggle for survival; the rest must come from you. It depends on you whether you will end up in a passive acceptance or stand up and shout: "I won’t be a victim! I'll survive." The choice is yours. Therefore – cover windows, barricade doors, store supplies of water and food, radio, flashlight, tool kit, first aid kit, clothing, bedding, maps, important personal documents, cash, and other supplies that you may need the first few days until you find a shelter.  After you have made your emergency kit, organize in groups and make a plan in case of attack. Identify the possible risks in your area. Make a list of local contacts like the police, fire department and local emergency response team. Carefully plan your escape route. Plan where to go and move in several directions. That way you're always in advantage, and in this case – they have no chance!

This program is part of Jardin d’Europe project. It is supported by EU Programme Culture 2007-2013 and by the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia.

Premiere: June 21, 2013 at Bitef Theater Belgrade, 8pm

About the artist:

Dragana Bulut is a choreographer and performer from Belgrade, Serbia. Currently lives in Berlin, where she graduated from MA studies Solo/Dance/Authorship, at Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin (HZT), Universität der Künste Berlin.

Since 2004 she is developing her own choreographic work which has been presented in different contexts:  iDANS festival (Istanbul), Fabrik Potsdam, Ufer studios (Berlin), Danspace Project , Movement Research at Judson Church (New York), eXplore Dance Festival (Bucharest), Balkan Dance Platform, Body Mind festival (Warsaw), Kondenz Festival (Belgrade), Biennale of young artists of Europe and Mediterranean, (Puglia) ,Bitef Theater (Belgrade), Enparts Campus at Venice Biennale..

Her choreographic projects include: Pass It On, Eionometry collaboration project with Maria Baroncea and Eduard Gabia,  Mada in China collaboration project with Milka Djordjevich ;  E.I.O collaboration project with Maria Baroncea and Eduard Gabia awarded with Prix Jardin d’Europe;  The Giant Women Present the Greatest Show in Town, a collaboration with Ligia Soares and Gillie Kleiman; Once upon the time...and again from the beginning, an ensemble work made during the Resonance Research Project; solo piece Just one more solo;   Puzzle a collaborative education project with Dalija Acin, Dusan Muric and Andjelija Todorovic

She has performed for Tino Sehgal, Meg Stuart, Ivo Dimchev, Bara Kolenc, Branko Potočan, Charls Linehan, Tina Tarpgaard, Jana Menger, Boris Čakširan, Bojana Mladenović, Dušan Murić, Katsura Kan, Emily Bunning amongst others.

She was two-time recipient of the DanceWeb Europe Scholarship in 2004 and 2008 as well as Strictly Seattle dance scholarship in Seattle 2005. She won second, third and audience award on Festival of choreography miniatures in National Theatre Belgrade. She is a member of Embassy Of and Station- service for conemporary dance Belgrade.


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