WE LIVE TILL WE DANCE /  editorial s tanečníky New Aliens

IGI

1) What was the age you started to dance?
I: „at age 10 but I had loooong break“

2) What was your favorite style and whats now?
I: „hip-hop was favorite… It’s still the fav but I like contemporary/experimental“

3) One song you ALWAYS dance on it?
I: „Rihanna – Skin“

4) Dream dance partner?
I: „Someone I could cumulate energy with, emotions-energy-in-motion… or Rihanna :)))“

5) The most powerful feeling you have during dance?
I: „When I dance, I forget about time, space and even my own body which is weird but I become one – result… this is the time when I feel happiness when I do something… I call this state the FLOW, I direct the moment to something what fill me with satisfaction already during the process… I reach the space between thoughts so all of a sudden I meditate when I dance“

MONINA

1) What was the age you started to dance?
M: „I started dancing when I was 5 years old in TŠ Hubený Prostějov“

2) What was your favorite style and whats now?
M: „I really do not know how to call that style but I was really inspired by Lady GAGA’s dancers style (the choreographer is Richy Jackson). But right now I love every kind of style. Because every dance style is pushing you forward. I enjoy to try styles that I have never tried before. It’s a great experience and challenge as well. Of course I would watch vogue dancers forever! I think thats my biggest inspiration!“

3) One song you ALWAYS dance on it?
M: „Prince – KISS“

4) Dream dance partner?
M: „Mark Kanemura. But dancing with my dad is always so blessing for me hihi..“

5) The most powerful feeling you have during dance?
M: „When I dance, I forget about everything and I really love to perform for people so when I see, they enjoy it and that I can give them some nice experience…thats the feeling!“

SÁRA

1) What was the age you started to dance?
S: „I’ve been dancing since I was 5 years old“

2) What was your favorite style and whats now?
S: „I always thought that I will keep doing ballet or national czech dances (styles that I’ve started with), but here I am now literally breathing for hip hop & house“

3) One song you ALWAYS dance on it?
S: „Tak poď sem – Igor Kmeťo“

4) Dream dance partner?
S: „Someone I can create synergy with“

5) The most powerful feeling you have during dance?
S: „Absolute freedom and completely free mind with nothing to care about“

MATĚJ

1) What was the age you started to dance?
M: „I’ve been dancing since I was 9 years old, because I was fat and my mom doesn’t like it“

2) What was your favorite style and whats now?
M: „My favorite dance style was always Hip Hop. Now my favorite styles are Vogue, Experimental and I still love Hip Hop, but I’m interested in every dance style, because everything can give you something new to your move.“

3) One song you ALWAYS dance on it?
M: „Rihanna – S.O.S.“

4) Dream dance partner?
M: „Someone, who feels my vibe and I feel his vibe.“

5) The most powerful feeling you have during dance?
M: „When I feel my move, body, soul and heart. I don’t know better feeling.“

JULIE

1) What was the age you started to dance?
J: „I started as a child in Angola and then again in Prague when I was 11“

2) What was your favorite style and whats now?
J: „house dance, old school“

3) One song you ALWAYS dance on it?
J: „Billie Jean – Michael Jackson or sometimes even Queen’s speech“

4) Dream dance partner?
J: „In the future with my son or daughter“

5) The most powerful feeling you have during dance?
J: „Let’s say the only thing I feel is my body!“

Art direction, photo: Jakub Ra
Styling: Monina and dancers
Location: INI space
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