Małgorzata Suś

Born in Poland in 1991, based in Portugal, working internationally. In 2016 graduated from Theatre Studies at The National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. In 2017 awarded with the Young Poland scholarship in the field of Dance. Between 2016-2018 studied in the frame of stage-oriented professional contemporary dance course Performact in Torres Vedras, Portugal, where she was working with international choreographers, like Rob Hayden, Inaki Azpillaga, Ted Stoffer, Marco da Silva Ferreira, Rakesh Sukesh, Mate Meszaros, and others. Since 2013 collaborates with Paulina Almeida in public space performances. Between 2013 and 2016 was a member of Sztuka Nowa physical theatre company in Warsaw. Since 2017 works as a choreographer and dancer with body painter Vilija Vitkute (performances for AgitAgueda Festival in Portugal, Mėnuo Juodaragis in Lithuania – with musician Andrius Mamontovas, residence BE WATER in Portugal, World Bodypainting Festival, Klagenfurt, Austria – 1st Prize in a category SFX “Clear Mind, Clean Planet”, and recently “The Memory of Water”). Since 2017 is a member of Improvise & Organise Cultural Platform and collaborates as a choreographer and dance program coordinator with AGITLAB residence in Águeda, Portugal. Choreographed various dance works since 2017: Vertigo, Madpools, Fluid Acts, Espuma Dos Dias, Claw, Oniriablia, 2069, Earth, and others. Performed and gave workshops in festivals: Cargotopia in Jenin, Palestine, Festival Laâyoune du Théâtre de Rue, Sahara-Morocco, Mėnuo Juodaragis in Lithuania, MAR – Mostra de Artes de Rua, Festival Dos Canais, AgitÁgueda, Waking Life, Portugal, Vides Deja, Latvia. Participated in experimental new-media residency Koumaria in 2019 in Sparta, Greece. In the season 2018/19 worked as a dancer in two productions of Companhia Paulo Ribeiro (Todos, Alguém, Qualquer Um, Ninguém by Luiz Antunes and Memórias de Pedra by Paulo Ribeiro). In 2019/2020 performed in Fortitude by Conceição Nunes (Livraria Ler Devagar and Teatro da Luz, Lisbon; Teatro Amazonas, Manaus, Brasil). Between April-July 2020 Małgorzata has been leading an online dance course Movement-Image. In September-October 2020 she travelled to the Arctic, Lofoten Islands, to work on the project The Memory of Water with artists Vilija Vitkute and Johannes Stoetter, and documentary filmmaker Linnea Grimstedt. At the beginning of 2021 Małgorzata initiated two new projects: The Radicality of Love with filmmaker Pablo Koury and dancers Natalia Lis and Sara Vujadinovic, and Plants Dictionary with Pablo Koury.

I should have been a pair of ragged claws

Scuttling across the floors of silent seas.

T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.

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