Eugenia Demeglio

Job title
Associate Lecturer, Dance & Choreography
Email
eugenia.demeglio@falmouth.ac.uk

M. Euge­nia Demeglio is a maker, born in Italy in 1985. After grad­u­at­ing in Italy in Art and Dance High­school, in 2008 she obtained a BA in Chore­og­ra­phy at CODARTS, Rot­ter­dam and in 2011 an MA in Cura­to­r­ial Prac­tice at Fal­mouth Uni­ver­sity, UK. In summer 2014 she obtained the Countertechnique Teacher Certificate, working intensively with Countertechnique’s developer and choreographer Anouk Van Dijk in the Chunky Move studios in Melbourne.

She was appointed associate lec­turer in Dance & Choreography at Fal­mouth Uni­ver­sity in 2013, where she delivers classical technique for contemporary practice and countertechnique. Moreover, she has enjoyed deliv­er­ing improvisation work­shops for non-dancers and actors since 2005 in various countries.

Her prac­tice includes move­ment and impro­vi­sa­tion per­for­mances, instal­la­tions, participatory events, videos, com­mu­nity projects and (body) sculp­tures. Her works have been pre­sented in var­i­ous insti­tu­tions both in The Nether­lands and Italy; The­ater L/V, Korzo The­ater, Utrecht Acad­e­miege­bouw, NAI, RFF, Fes­ti­val Open­Dans, AIR5 Fes­ti­val, Fon­dazione Pis­to­letto, Artissima2012.

Qualifications

YearQualificationAwarding body
2014
Countertechnique Teacher
Countertechnique
2011
MA Curatorial Practice
Falmouth University
2008
BA Choreography
Codarts

Research interests

Research interests and expertise

“What dri­ves my prac­tice is the dia­logue I like to make hap­pen between two enti­ties in devis­ing a project. On one side, there is my main inter­est, what defines me: indi­vid­u­al­ity within col­lab­o­ra­tion. On the other side, there are con­di­tions in which my inter­est can develop, the con­text of the project. The result of this dia­logue will be then what I will share. I like to think of myself as a strate­gist, cre­at­ing frame­works for indi­vid­u­als to feel free within them.”

Teaching

Areas of teaching

Dance Performance and Choreography

Professional engagement

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