Konstantina Georgelou

Konstantina works as a performing arts theorist, dramaturge and researcher. She is currently a lecturer at the Theatre Studies Department of Utrecht University and at the ArtEZ Master of Theatre Practices. Konstantina completed her PhD research at Utrecht University (‘performless: operations of l’informe in postdramatic theatre’, 2011), where she was later on appointed as post-doc fellow at the Centre for the Humanities, to conduct research on the intersection between dance and cognitive sciences. In 2011 she co-curated a PSi Regional Research Cluster in Athens, and she is a founding member of the Institute for Live Arts Research in Greece. Her research interests concern modes of working together, dramaturgy, choreography and ethics, while she explores discursive, artistic and activist practices as articulations of the political. Konstantina has published writings internationally, such as in Performance Research, Performance Paradigm, ArtEZ Press, Maska, On Air etc. She has worked together with the artists Danae Theodoridou, Janez Janša, Efrosini Protopapa, Mladen Alexiev, Katja Heitmann, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Valasia Simeon and Apostolia Papadamaki, and collaborates with SNDO, ICKamsterdam, Dansateliers, HetVeem theatre, DasArts and the Amsterdam Master of Choreography.