Penelope Morout

PENELOPE MOROUT is a Greek/French cross-disciplinary artist. She has graduated from the National School of Dance (KSOT) in Athens and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) – School of Architecture, diverting her dissertation in the meeting points between dance and architecture. In 2020, she graduated from the two-year Master in Theatre Practices (MTP) program in ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, during which she evolved her artistic practice. Bringing the body in the center of attention, her expressive tools are dance improvisation, drawing, expanded choreography, crafting, filming.

Penelope has collaborated as a performer with various dance and theater companies, such as Juxtapoz Dance Company, director Kostas Fillipoglou (Athens and Epidaurus Festival) and So7 Company, while working as an independent cross-disciplinary artist. 

Since 2018, she has been working in the theatre as director, choreographer and set designer. (Folie à Deux, theater play Ψ). Her artistic concerns focus on human and animal rights, as well as on issues of gender, identity and discrimination, particularly when interrelated with the image of the human body. Currently, she was a guest teacher at MUDA Arts Center in Ghent, her short screendance film Ophelia is exhibited at the International Exhibition HUMAN RIGHTS? | THE FUTURE’S SHAPE #WomenCanSaveTheWorld in Trento and in October 2020, she will perform her solo H.I.I.T. | High-Intensity Identity Training at the ReA! Art Fair in Milan.

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