Jan Rozman

performer, choreographer, and improviser

Jan Rozman foto/photo: Nada Žgank

Jan Rozman (1991) is a freelance performer, choreographer, improviser and performance maker based between Ljubljana and Berlin. He is interested in and in his artistic practice engaged with extended bodies, material semiotics, textures, gaps, errors & confusions, ecology, imagination, (science) fiction and humor in a search for relevant performative articulations for the post-internet /anthropocene era.

He attended the art secondary school, programme contemporary dance, in Ljubljana (teachers Maja Delak, Vita Osojnik, Gregor Luštek, Damaas-Mithras Thijs, Urška Vohar); later he also joined the choreography programme at SNDO in Amsterdam for a year and obtained a master’s degree in solo/dance/authorship at HZT (UdK), Berlin. He is also a certified physiotherapist, graduated at Faculty of Health Sciences (UL), Ljubljana.

He is the author of many dance works: Fur, Feathers, Scale; Glitch; Invitation; Bird Dementia, The Decision Guillotine, Senzasenso, Thinging) and is well known on Slovenian stages (Ukrep Festival, Front@, OPUS, Slovenian Dance Platform Nacionala) and stages abroad (SPHA, Something Raw Festival).

In 2019 Jan Rozman received Ksenija Hribar Award for promising choreographer. The award was given by Association for Contemporary Dance Slovenia.