Karima Mansour (EG): Workshop

For experienced dancers and performers

Karima Mansour foto/photo by:: Severine Charrier


Two days workshop will be a combination of dance warm up class (floor, center, space, diagonales, variation) and a short dance improvisation on which participants will work individually in collaboration with the pedagogue.


Karima Mansour graduated with both a B.A and a Masters degree in Contemporary Dance from the London Contemporary Dance School, London, England after having completed her B.A in Film from the High Institute of Cinema, Academy of Arts in Cairo, Egypt. Upon her return to Egypt she founded her company MAAT for Contemporary Dance in 1999. Since then she has created 10 full choreographic works that continue to be performed in various International festivals. Karima has also formed MAAT MECA (MAAT Movement for Egyptian Contemporary Art) which is an initiative that continues with the work MAAT has been busy with throughout the years of developing dance through choreographic works and organized workshops that are taught by Karima Mansour and/or invited guests from all over the world as well as dance film screenings and discussions revolving around the topic of dance and choreography. Karima Mansour has been a teacher for the Cairo Opera Dance Theatre Company In 98, an Assistant Professor at the Ballet Institute, Academy of Arts 1999 to 2000 and continues to works as free-lance teacher while creating and developing her own choreographic work and language.


Practical informations

When and where

12. and 13. 10. (10am - 2pm daily) - PTL / Ljubljana Dance Theatre


Application and additional information: info@emanat.si (Please enclose short CV and telephone number). 
The number of workshop attendees is limited. 

Application fee

Price for applications before 30.09. = 30€ 
Full price for applications after 30.09. = 40e


Organization: Emanat and City of Women
In collaboration: Dance Theater Ljubljana
Financially supported by: City Municipality of Ljubljana, Ministry of Culture RS


KARIMA MANSOUR at City of Women Festival: performance Nomadness  - 10th October at 8pm - Stara mestna elektrarna - Elektro Ljubljana 

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