Volitant

Rita Góbi - Góbi Dance CompanyVolitant

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'Volitant - Micromovements expanded' presents the intermediate state of ‘already not here’ and ‘not there yet’ by guiding us through a world of metamorphosis. Rita Góbi demonstrates astonishing precision and virtuosity, holding all her movements in dynamic tension with the music Dávid Szegő composed using Morse code sounds.

Choreography and dance: Rita Góbi
Music: Dávid Szegő
Light design: Pavla Beranová (CZ)
Costume design: Judit Sinkovics
Creative producer: Ágnes Bakk
Supported by: National Cultural Fund, Ministry of Human Resources, Workshop Foundation, SÍN Cultural Centre, gaborgobi.com, Red Print

Volitant received the Special Prize at Festival 10 Sentidos organized in Valencia, May 2017.

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Biography

Rita Góbi is a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher, who is continuously exploring the styles and languages of dance. Born in Novi Sad, Serbia, graduated at Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. She was a participant of various international dance workshops and residency programs like the US-based OMI DANCE Residency and VARP residency at SE.S.TA-KoresponDance, funded by International Visegrad Foundation. Rita started her career working with several Hungarian-based dance companies (Ballet Pecs, Yvette Bozsik Company, Reka Szabó’s Company -The Symptoms, Natural Art Disasters, Eva Duda Company, L1 Dance Association) and working with the film director Miklos Jancso. In 2006 she founded Gobi Dance Company. Rita is also a dance teacher at Nemes Nagy Ágnes Art Vocational School, and she regularly holds workshops in Hungary and internationally at various festivals.

2017: Special Award at Festival 10 Sentidos in Valencia for her solo dance Volitant; she also received the Golden Cross of Hungarian Cross of Merit.

2015: Best Dance Performer Award in Hungarian Contemporary Dance Category offered by the Hungarian Dance Federation; 2nd prize in Krakow at 3….2....1....Choreography Competition for her piece, Tachyon; 1st prize at Solo&Duo Cologne Dance Festival for the Best Solo Dance for her performance Don't Fuss!

2009: Audience Award, XII. Miniatures International Choreography Competition, Beograd, Serbia.

2004-2005: Viktor Fülöp Fellowship received two times

2003: Most Promising Student –National Dance Federation