Maja Kalafatić


Maja Kalafatić (1984, Celje) is a dancer, choreographer, pedagogue, and yoga teacher who lives and works between Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Belgrade (Serbia) and now also Helsinki. In 2006, she graduated from Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and in 2015 received her master’s degree from Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Köln: HfMT in the field of dance dissemination. Last year she came to a crazy idea and is now again a student of MA program in Dance performance at Uniarts Helsinki’s Theatre Academy while also finishing her PhD studies at Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade. Before coming to Helsinki, she has been working as a freelance artist in the field of contemporary performing practices and dance pedagogy for more than ten years. Her latest works closely relate to the visual arts, theory and practice of contemporary dance. She is currently enjoying Helsinki and her studies very much.