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‘A line, a gaze, a horizon’ At Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival 2023

Τhe choreographer investigates in form and content the recent experience we had of creating dance under social distancing. However, she extends her discourse to questions concerning art itself today, to the dialogue that is created between the living and the mediated art, the art that reaches the viewer through the mediation of the screen. How does the present body exist on stage and how does it function when it is projected on the screen?


Alexandra Waierstall is an artist and choreographer from Cyprus based in Düsseldorf. She has an MA in Choreography from Artez, The Netherlands. She has presented works at Musée du Louvre - FIAC (Paris), Sadler’s Wells (London), Dansenshus Oslo (Oslo), Julidans (Amsterdam), Mousonturm (Frankfurt), Crossing Festival (Beijing), Fringe Festival (Shanghai), International Festival (Seoul), Senselab (Montreal), Dansenshus Stockholm, Forum Mundial (Sao Paolo), Kunsthalle Mannheim (Mannheim), Bauhaus Museum (Dessau) and others. She received the Upcoming Artist Award 2013 from the city of Düsseldorf, was finalist at the Rolex Mentor Protége (2012), Factory Artist (2014-2016, tanzhaus nrw) and Discovery Artist (2017-2019, UK). She has choreographed the companies National Dance Company of Wales and Tanzmainz.


Concept, choreography, text, voice: Alexandra Waierstall

Dancers and videographers: Rania Glymitsa Arianna Marcoulides Savvas Baltzis Ying Yun Chen

Music: HAUSCHKA Stavros Gasparatos

Technical support: Yiangos Hadjiyiannis


Organized by Deputy Ministry of Culture (Department of Modern and Contemporary Culture) and Rialto Theatre

In collaboration with Dance House Lemesos

Media Sponsors Phileleftheros Newspaper, Active Radio, CYBC

Technical partner Event Pro

Hospitality Sponsor Alinea

Supported By Nicosia Municipal Theatre, Lemesos Newspaper, Limassol Today, Lmesos blog, Limassol Tourism Board, Russian Wave, Vestnik Kipra, Social et. Al.


Nicosia Municipal Theatre

Wednesday 14/06 at 20:30 (45’) (G)


Price: €8 (€30 for all performances) E-ticket: www.rialto.com.cy

Box Office: 77 77 77 45 (Monday – Friday 10:00 -15:00)

Free entrance to students, soldiers, pensioners and dance professionals Free transportation from Nicosia



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