CREATED WORK IRIS VAN PEPPEN I CO

  • 2020
  • Boiler room sessions – Live stream performances
  • Fragments of sky – premiere November 27 & 28
  • 2019
  • Preview Fragments of sky
  • Theater Kikker, Delft Fringe Festival, SSBU Uitfeest Utrecht
  • 2018 – 2017
  • Pulse#1
  • Amsterdam (NL), Theater a/d Rijn Arnhem, Monsteren Theater Kikker, Route du Nord Rotterdam Roef Rooftopfestival Amsterdam
  • Nucleus
  • Stukafest Delft, Sencity Tivoli/Vredenburg Utrecht

  • 2016
  • INSTINCT film
  • Cindedans shorts Amsterdam, Triskelian Arts Brooklyn, Jumping Frames Hong Kong, Moving Images Nicosia
, Sinema Danse Ankara, Breaking8 Italy.

PERFORMER

2016 WING Platform Hong Kong
2014 Cultivate Festival USA
2006/2007 EX NIHILO: Festival a/d Werf, France
2004 – present: NL numerous occasions f.e. Tivoli/Vredenburg, Bimhuis, LKCA, OT301

IRIS VAN PEPPEN I CO

Company founded in 2017.
Committed dancers/performers/musicians are Makiko Ito, Kim Hoogterp, Aida Guirro Salinas, Andrea Pisano, Bryan Atmopawiro, Rosa van Walbeek, Hugo Ariëns, Marc Nukoop. Lightdesigner Ellen Knops. Dramaturge Fransien van der Putt. Musical adviser Michael de Roo.

Boardmembers Dr. Joao da Silva, Brett Bannink, Felipe Salve.

WORKED WITH

Katie Duck, Michael Schumacher, Tim O’Donnell, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Kenzo Kusuda, Jasper Dzuki Jelen, Jessica van Rueschen, Johanna Lemke, Paolo Fossa, Inken Landskroner, Andrew L. Harwood, Vincent Cacialano.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • 2019
  • article published about my artistic approach in ‘Currents’ Magazine by BMCAssociation, written by Vincent Cacialano named ‘ Felt Knowing’
  • commission member Ons Fonds
  • 2018
  • ELAP founded with Marisa Grande: Embodied Life Art Program
  • interview published in Dans Magazine written by Fransien van der Putt
  • 2017
  • BMC  Endocrine system SOMA France 2015
  • 2015
  • Founded dance studio – Studio 3, Weg naar Rhijnauwen 3 Utrecht
  • 2013 – present
  • Curator performances
  • 2001
  • Panel debate ‘women and modern dance’ organized by Korzo
  • 1999
  • Graduated SNDO Amsterdam
  • 1997/1999
  • School board SNDO and deputy SNDO for board dance faculties theaterschool Amsterdam

CREATED WORK WITH NON+PROFESSIONAL DANCERS

  • 2015
  • Time in our Spine
  • Utrecht Down Under in former prison
  • 2014
  • Traces/Layers 
  • Cultivate Festival USA
  • Traces
  • Buro Curious/FMO Amsterdam, Nightwalkers/Expodium Utrecht
  • 2005 – 2016
  • over 30 site specific performances such as:
  • Forza (Fort Rhijnauwen), Ten alle tijden (Starwatch museum), Breaking Bricks (Stadhuisplein Utrecht), Golfslag, Ontplofte blik (Centraal Museum)
  • 2001 – 2014
  • Stranddans (tour Dutch coastline)
  • False Step (Montreal Canada)
  • Noise ’n Stuff Dansateliers Rotterdam, Muiderpoorttheater Amsterdam

TEACHING

Somatic Movement, Improvisation, Instant Composition, Release techniek, Coaching

  • 2019
  • 
position Conservatory Utrecht, Musician 3.0 HKU. Introduced MESI (Musical Embodiment through Somatics and Improvisation) at the department and since 2019 this is a new subject in their curriculum

  • Guest teacher HKU, Music & Technology ‘ Composition for dance) with Katerina Pejoska
  • Guest lecturer University Utrecht Media at invitation of Maaike Bleeker & Yotam Shibolot within the series ‘Thinking Body’ on Embodiment applied within an artistic practice’
  • Masterclass HKU Fashion & Design
  • 2018
  • UNFREEZE Festival Berlin at the invitation of Contemporary Ice Skating
  • 2017
  • Tehran Iran at the invitation of Sara Behrad and Farhad Foroutanian (Dries Verhoeven)
  • 2016 – 2019
  • guest teacher Conservatorium Utrecht, Musician 3.0 HKU
  • 2016
  • CCDC Hong Kong
  • 2015
  • Instant Pudding! Paris
  • 2014
  • 100Grandstudio NYC & Cultivate Festival USA
  • 2005 – present
  • Contemporary Dance Platform Utrecht
  • 2001 – 2017
  • Holland Dance Festival, Cultural institutions, International Schools, University Utrecht, Vrije Hogeschool.