dancer, choreographer, dance pedagogue, designer and theatre director
Enya Belak (1992, Ljubljana) holds an MA in Filmmaking (Directing Fiction) from the London Goldsmiths University and is active in the area of film, contemporary dance, theatre and visual communication.
Enya started to dance at the age of five at the Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory with Jana Kovač Valdés. She later also took up ballet classes at the conservatory and finished the lower level programme in 2006/07. She went on to complete the visual arts programme at the Secondary School for Design and Photography and the contemporary dance programme at the Pre-school Education, Grammar and Art Grammar School Ljubljana. A recipient of multiple awards in the area of contemporary dance, also the Meta Vidmar Silver Badge, granted by the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Cultural Activities, Enya has collaborated with numerous domestic and international choreographers and theatre directors and created a number of dance miniatures. She is one of the initiators of the art collective RADIATOR.
Her interests expands also to acting and film. In 2007/08 she became a member of ŠILA (High School Improvisation League). She has appeared in feature and short films as well as videos and performed in the 2011 Ljubljana City Theatre’s production of The Imaginary Invalid, directed by the renowned Slovenian theatre director Mile Korun.
Enya has been developing her own method of creating works which she calls ‘montage choreography’. She has presented her dance and experimental films at different international film festivals.
Website: Enya Belak
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
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Workshops in visual communication and film:
AUTHOR AND CO-AUTHOR
COLLABORATIONS AS CHOREOGRAPHER AND MOVEMENT ADVISER
COLLABORATIONS WITH RADIATOR COLLECTIVE
COLLABORATIONS AS DANCER AND PERFORMER
DANCE PRODUCTIONS IN THE FRAME OF EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
FILM, VIDEO (dancer, performer, actor)
COLLABORATIONS IN THEATRE AND IMPROVISATION
PEDAGOGICAL WORK AND MENTORSHIP
COMPETITIONS AND EXHIBITIONS
ORGANISATION OF VOLUNTARY PROJECTS
AWARDS (dance, video)