Lecturer Contemporary and Contemporary Partnering
Adonis Vais was born in Athens, Greece and graduated from the Greek State School of Dance in 2009. During his studies he danced for the Hellenic Dance Company and the choreographer Valasia Simeon. After his graduation, he was awarded the Koula Pratsika Foundation scholarship and started performing for several choreographers and companies such as: Dimitris Papaioannou, Oktana Dance Theater, Jukstapoz. At the end of 2010 he moved to the Netherlands where he is working for Dorit Weintal – Dansmakers Amsterdam this continued later in Berlin, as a member of the cie. Toula Limnaios for 2011.
Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways.Twyla Tharp
In 2012 he started working with Sasha Waltz & Guests, dancing and creating for projects such as: ”MusicTANZ- Carmen” of the Berliner Philharmoniker, ”Sacre”, ”Tannhäuser” and ”Roméo et Juliette”. He is teaching in other education programmes and also as a guest teacher in Tanzfabrik, Marameo, DOCK11, Motion*s, Dance Cultural Centre Athens and the Vertigo International Dance Program in Jerusalem.