Monika Požek (Founder and artistic director)
She got her first dance training in Slovenia, ballroom dance and show dance, later she was dancing and competing hip hop for 12 years. After obtaining a degree (Adult and continuing education) she moved to Argentina where she began training contemporary techniques and dance improv. At the same time she started to study Dance therapy (at AADT and Maria Fux method) and inclusive dance at IUNA with Susana Gonzales. She continued with Danceability teacher training in Finland, workshops with Adam Benjamin, CandoCo, Stopgap,.. and collaborating with a wheelchair dance group Zebra (Slovenia) and DanZass (Madrid).
In 2012 she starts a new project in Madrid – MeetShareDance association and dance company. In 2014/2015 is a Fulbright Schuman researcher on inclusive dance, traveling to Atlanta and working with Full Radius Dance. In 2017 her project MeetShareDance festival won a BeInclusive EU Sport Award. She lives and works in Madrid.
2019 Open Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2018 A_Ju_Dança, Porto, Portugal
2017 tanzfähig Berlin, Germany
2016 DanceAbility Finland, Helsinki
2015 Fluxusdance, Dublin, Ireland
2014 Zavod OdtiZ, Institute for Education and Inclusion, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2013 Madrid, Spain
2012 Madrid, Spain