WC-Career Perspectives

Career perspectives

After graduating from Choreomundus, students have entered a number of fields bringing their expertise to multidisciplinary and socially engaged projects:

  • Doctoral studies and other programmes in Europe and the United States.
  • Academia, as lecturers, adjunct professors and independent scholars.
  • Cultural management, employed fully and part time in public and private institutions and also as consultants.
  • Transmission of dance and other corporeal practices, including classes for children, adults.
  • Safeguarding and advising on ICH in museums and other public and private institutions.
  • Arts in a multiplicity of contexts, such as entertainment, event planning, working as independent artists in different companies, or in transdisciplinary and social projects.

 

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Choreomundus Alumni Positions

Doctoral studies

Amin FARID (C3) is Ph.D. candidate in dance studies at the Royal Holloway in University of London, UK. The title if his research is: “Tarian Melayu: Negotiating Social Memory & Constructing a Community through Malay Dance in Singapore”. He is Co-Founder and joint artistic Director of “Bhumi Collective” in Singapore.

Ana STOJANOVIC(C3) follows Ph.D. studies in Culture and Performance at the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance of the  University of California Los Angeles, USA.  Her research title is: “Training for Yugoslavia: The Transformation of Sokolska Društva from Proto-Nationalism to Nostalgic (Re)enactment”.

Anna SZÉKELY(C2) is Ph.D. student, in the frame of the Modern Age Doctoral Programme at the Doctoral School of History of  Szeged University in Hungary . Her dissertation topic is “The myth of authenticity in the Hungarian revival movement”.

Aray RAKHIMZHANOVA (C2) is Ph.D. student at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Her research topic is  “Kazakh society living in Istanbul and China, cultural memory, transnationalism; Kazakh folk dances as ethnic identity marker in diaspora communities”.

Kinga Zsofia SZEMESSY(C2) is a Ph.D. student in Arts at the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, Hungary. Her research topic is “On the aesthetics of transformation in community and participatory dance performances” [working title].

Luiza BELOTI ABI SAAB (C3) is Ph.D. student at Colégio das Artes in the University of Coimbra in Portugal. Her research title (2016/2020) is. “Rabelados in Cabo Verde: Refugees' Artistic Resistance”.

Ronald KIBIRIGE (C1) is Ph.D. Candidate at Faculty of Humanities, Department of Music for the Program of Dance Studies in NTNU Trondheim, Norway. The working title of his research is: “Dancing Reconciliation in Social-Cultural Reintegration Processes: Lamokowang and Ritual Dance-Musicking in the Acholi Post-War Communities of Northern Uganda”.

 

Academia

George KITAKA(C2) is Assistant Lecturer at Kyambogo University in Kampala, Uganda.

Juan Felipe MIRANDA MEDINA (C4) is an independent researcher and Deputy Administrator of the Choreomundus programme at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

Kim-Lee CAMPBELL (C4) is Adjunct-Lecturer at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica.

Michael NSIBAMBI (C3) after a Master of Philosophy in Indigenous Studies is an independent dance teacher in Trömso, Norway.

Sara AZZARELLI(C1) is Tutor for BA and MA students with learning disabilities at Universita de Bologna in Italy.

Senyo OKYERE (C1) is Adjunct-Lecturer at the Medical Sociology and Anthropology Department in Accra, Ghana.

 

Artistic and cultural management

Abd Al HADI ABU NAHLEH (C4) is the director and producer of the artistic venue “Studio 8” which he co-founded in 2014 in Amman, Jordan; implementing now an international residency programme.

Chiao-Hsin CHEN (C1) is Administrative Manager at “MeimageDance” contemporary dance company in Taipei, Taiwan.

Ipshita RAJESH (C3) is the founder and creative head of “Art Stories Kalaa Kathaa” in Stockholm, Sweden.

Jana Al OBEIDYINE(C1) has worked as Project Coordinator at The Arab Fund of Arts and Culture (AFAC) in Beirut, Lebanon.

Kafui TAY (C3) works as cultural officer at the Centre for National Culture in Accra, Ghana.

Natasa CHANTA-MARTIN (C1) works as Cultural Manager of Start Greece Project, an artistic initiative in Athens, Greece.

Volha SASNOUSKAYA (C2)works as independent artist and scholar in Minsk, Belarus.

 

Transmission

Madli TELLER (C3) teaches historical dance at the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy amongst other educational institutions in Estonia, as well as folk dance for children and adults. She is Artistic Director of Juhukse dance ensemble.

Sandra AGUADO MUCIENTES (C1) works as an independent artist and teacher at a bilingual school in Valladolid, Spain.

 

Intangible Cultural Heritage

József-Csaba VARGA (C2) is Cultural Organiser at the Hungarian Heritage House “Hagyományok Háza” in Budapest, Hungary.

Tone HONNINGSVÅG ERLIEN (C1) has curated three interactive dance exhibitions and works as project manager of the Norwegian Center for Traditional Music and Dance in Trondheim, Norway.

Tsolmon TSERENDORJ  (C4) is a specialist in ICH  at the National Center for Cultural Heritage in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

 

Socially engaged projects

Claudio II RAMOS (C4) is the Director for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Development Academy in Isabela Basilan, The Philippines. This is an agency focusing on capacity development, heritage, tourism and peace/governance.

Diana Teresa GUTIÉRREZ GARCIA (C2) in collaboration with her colleague Signa SCHIAVO-CAMPO (C2) co-founded the multidisciplinary and social-artistic project “Embodying Reconciliation” in Bogotá, Colombia.

María PEREDO GUZMÁN (C4) is a transnational artist and researcher engaged with migration issues in Italy, Belgium and France. Communications manager in Choreomundus, at the University of Clermont Auvergne, France

Sristi K.C. (C4) continues her mission with the organization “BlindRocks”, foundation for the empowerment of visually impaired in Bhaktapur, Nepal.