Dance Performance | Loreta Juodkaite | TEDxVilnius




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Published on Apr 29, 2016

Loreta's passion for ‘endless spinning’ brought her to start a path focused on spinning.
In these 10 minutes Loreta brings us to the breathtaking world of dance.

Musical composition: Vivaldi - The Four seasons, recomposed by Max Richter.
Choreography and Performance by Lora Juodkaitė
Costume Designer: Jolanta Juodkaitė

Loreta is one of the most promising young contemporary dancers and choreographers in Lithuania. She debuted on the professional Lithuanian stage in 2006 with the performance Here and Now. The same year Loreta was awarded the Golden Stage Cross for Debut of the Year and Best Music for Performance for Salamandra’s Dream. She has been widely praised by audiences and critics alike for her choreographies Memory, Sibilé, Prayers in the Sand, Map of Dreams 1 &2, La Traverse, To Defy, Disobedience, Disappear, Dance in the City, Trimatrix to name just a few. So far, her works have toured Lithuania, Armenia, France, Germany, Israel, Russia, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India and Ukraine.

In addition to her solo performances, Loreta also collaborates and performs with dance companies, with other choreographs, and with directors worldwide.

Loreta holds BA in Set Design Studies and Master degree in Theatre Directing. She also graduated from Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Austria (SEAD).

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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