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2014-09-12

Leaders of KÖM 2014


After two successful years of cooperation we asked Zita and Orsolya to lead workshop about dance critic writing and choose 5 young Hungarian critic student to discuss, exchange ideas and write about L1danceFest 2014:-) this time in Hungarian...

Zita Sándor 
Student, critic. She studies Hungarian and French literature at Debreceni Egyetem, in Debrecen, completing a specialization in dramatic studies as well. She studies still at the French Department, as a doctoral student, having a contemporary French theatre-related research theme. She is participating at the work of the university theater (Színláz) in Debrecen with contributing in theatrical trainings, translating drama texts and also performing them. She publishes reviews, critics and articles about dance and theater performances in printed journals and on websites. 











Orsolya Bálint


is a columnist and critic of the leading Hungarian cultural weekly newspaper Vasárnapi Hírek. She has been working there for 11 years, writing movie, television, and more recently dance reviews, interviews and background articles. 
She has always been interested in art, studied drawing, art history, aesthetics and music, participated in amateur theatre groups, dance courses (classical ballet, jazz, contact and contemporary dance among others) and festivals, like SUBCASE International Contemporary Circus Festival in Stockholm and UNIDRAM International Theatre Festival in Potsdam. As a student of German Language and Literature, she spent a year with scholarship at the University of Regensburg, where she had an internship at the Regensburger Stadttheater and was introduced to every phase of performance production from directing to costume and light design. Later she became more interested in writing above all, but her personal experiences shaped how she reviews performances today. 
This will be her second year participating in the critics’ workshop at L1danceFest, this year she is also going to lead the open discussions after the performances.




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