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Jozef Frucek (GR/CZ)

Jozef Frucek (1975) is a founding member of RootlessRoot. He graduated from the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava, completing his PhD Thesis in 2002.
During 2002 - 2005 he was a member of Wim Vandekeybus’ Ultima Vez (Blush, Blush Movie, Sonic Boom). In 2005/2006 he collaborated with the Royal Flemish Theatre in Brussels (KVS) on his own work.

In 2006 he founded the company RootlessRoot together with Linda Kapetanea as a vehicle for their own productions, research and teaching, creating: "Sudden Showers of Silence", "Holdin' Fast", "Burned Tree Visiting Athens before Next Summer", "100 Wounded Tears", "UNA unknown negative activity", "Drawing A Tiger Like A Dog", "Body Teller", "Making of a Young Girl", "Giving Birth To Thousand Years of Sorrow" and most recently "Eyes In The Colours Of The Rain".
Together Frucek & Kapetanea are developing the research programme Fighting Μonkey - an applied methodology of martial arts in the education of dancers, actors and movement practitioners. They regularly give workshops at international festivals and in vocational schools.

From 2006 - 2011 both Frucek & Kapetanea were on the teaching faculty at the Athens State School for Dance. Since 2012 Frucek is member of the teaching staff of the University Ludwik Solski State Drama School of Krakow in Poland.
Also they are frequently invited to teach at a.o.: AMDA (Academy of Dance and Theatre of Bratislava), P.A.R.T.S. and Jette Dance Studio in Brussels, SEAD-Salzburg, Tanzquartier Vienna and ImPulsTanz Vienna.

Last update: 05.02.2014


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