Julianne Kasabalis is a dancer and choreographer from Belgium and Greece.
Her work is the result of all the different influences and dance styles she studied through years : as a professional bellydance fusion dancer and teacher, but also practiced Butoh, Physical Theater, Urban styles, ...
After studying contemporary and urban dance in an intensive program in Berlin ( Moition*s ), she is now finishing her two year contemporary dance school in Portugal ( Performact ).
in 2018, she studied to become a practionner of „Transformative Bodywork“, with Sophie Kinkel ( using the touch as a support to approach body perception and access our ressources). These approach of somatics and body influence and feed her way of teaching and approaching movements.
The music is also a big part of her interests, as she uses voice and sometimes machines as creative tools. She is part of NYXX, a interdiscplinary duet of live electronic music, dance, video and voice.
The last years she’s been working as a freelance dancer and Choreographer : several solo projects ( Morphism series / Today a small bird died due to sadness / Kismyname … ) as a choreographer : Saw/ra / Merydes … ) and as a video artist ( RainRaindRops / AUBE ).
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The last years she’s been performing more and more, sometinmes as a soloist, with the series « Morphism », mainly in Feminists festivals or alternatives scenes, and sometimes as a guest in other projects like Sawra ( Athens 2019).