choreographer, dancer, performer, pedagogue
Nataša Živković (1981, Ljubljana) is a freelance performer, choreographer and dancer working in the fields of contemporary dance, theatre and performance and a graduate of the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana (French language and comparative literature). After finishing the Ljubljana Ballet School, Nataša discovered contemporary dance and changed course to pursue it. In 2004/2005 she was an Erasmus exchange student at the Sorbonne Nouvelle 3 in Paris and in 2006 part of the DanceWeb programme at the ImpulsTanz Festival in Vienna. Besides making her own work, she has worked with some of the leading as well as emerging choreographers and theatre directors. She also works as a mentor and a teacher and was part of the cultural education project Theatre Playground, run by Institute Bunker. She regularly teaches at the contemporary dance programme of the Pre-school Education, Grammar and Art Grammar School (SVŠGUGL).
Her 2020 performance Dodgeball was the final part of the trilogy staging family constellations; the first from the series, First Love’s Second Chance, which was also her debut performance, received the 2009 Golden Bird Award. She collaborates with different Slovenian producers and festivals, as for example in her author’s performances Still Life (2010) and For Father’s Sake (2014), which were co-produced by Via Negativa and City of Women Festival. In 2019 she received the Ksenija Hribar Award for achievements in contemporary dance and the main award at the 2019 ACT Festival in Bilbao, Spain for her performance Sonny (2018). She has been performing with the technoburlesque Image Snatchers (by Emanat) since 2013 under the name Tristan Bargeld.
COLLABORATIONS AS DANCER AND PERFORMER
COLLABORATIONS IN THEATRE
FILM AND VIDEO