Alexis Tsiamoglou (1981) holds a BA in Geology (Earth Science) from Aristotle University (GR). He completed acting studies at the Drama Research Centre of Thessaloniki and then studied at the Professional Dance Schools of Rallou Manou in Athens and of Kafantari in Thessaloniki.

Since 2008 he has worked with choreographers and dance companies as Christos Papadopoulos, Margarita Trikka, Artemis Lampiri, Sinequanon, Default, Robyn Schulkowsky, 50 Collective and Lia Tsolaki.
As a danser he was chosen by David Zambano to be part of his 50 days project in Costa Rica with 50 dancers from all over the world and continents. He has danced extensively participating in many productions for the most significant institutions in Greece as the National Theatre, Athens and Epidaurus Festival, Onassis Cultural Centre, Megaron-Athens Concert Hall and other. The last two years he has been touring extensively in Europe with Papadopoulos' "ION".

In 2019 he was commisioned from MOMus Museum of Contemporary Art to create the choreographic installation "Possi(ball)ities" for the 7th Bienalle of Thessaloniki.

He has been awarded with an ICK—Amsterdam (Emio Greco) fellowship in order to participate to the SPAZIO program 2013-2014 for new contemporary dance choreographers. His own work “Encounter” and “Crossroads” has been presented in the Athens Videodance Festival, the Re:Act Festival in Greece and the International Contemporary Dance Festival in Bari, Italy.
His latest work "Requiem - a choreographed portrait" has been presented in Athens, Thessaloniki and Larisa.

In 2013 he featured in the film “Fabric of Time” of Miky Ambrozy which won the Wild Card Award in the International short film Festival in Leuven.

As a video artist he has produced short dance films and promotional material for theatre and dance companies. His film "Silent mourning" was screened in festivals in Athens, Stockholm, Thessaloniki, Japan and Brazil.

He has given workshops on contemporary dance and improvisation classes in Italy, Turkey, Hungary, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Bulgaria and Greece. Since 2008 he is coaching groups of young people on how to create their own dance projects and performances, in the framework of the EU “Youth in Action”  and "Erasmus+" program. These works are being presented in public spaces, prisons, senior houses and cultural centers.

 

 

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