Elli Avraam Repa
Born in Athens, Greece, in 1990, Elli Avraam-Repa has successfully completed her multifaceted, fully accredited education in the areas of dance, pilates and theatre studies (Despina Grigoriadou’s Professional Dance School; MK Pilates; National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Theatre Studies Department). Elli’s professional experience has been further enriched through collaboration with several choreographers including Petros Gallias, Miriam Simun, Kosmas Kosmopoulos, Stella Dimitrakopoulou. Additionally, she has participated in various theatre performances, artistic residencies, work-in-progress projects and video-art endeavours. Elli is a founding member of the “Fractal Dance Company”.
Kalliopi Koutsou was born in Athens in 1988. In 2010 she graduated from Despoina Grigoriadou’s Professional Dance School and in 2015 she completed her formal, fully accredited, training in “Pilates Studies” (MK Pilates). Kalliopi is also a current student at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Theater Studies department. She has also enrolled on two complementary courses in the scientific areas of “Childhood Obesity ” and “ School & Family-based Psychological interventions” (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).
As a co-founding member of the “Y Pues Dance company”, Kalliopi has gained rich and diverse work experience by taking part in several festivals, including the “Contact Art Club”, the “Milleniumafter” , the “2nd Athens Bar Theater Festival” , the “Athens Video Dance Project” , and the “Cinedons- Dance on screen Festival-one minute dance festival”. Moreover, she has co-performed at the “Michalis Kakogiannis Foundation”, the “Athens Biennale AB3 MONODROME”, and the “1st Special School of Archarnes” . She has also taken part in several artistic residencies, work-in-progress & short video-art projects.
Kalliopi’s active involvement in various Medical and Educational Institutions (e.g. the Art School of Crete; the Primary School of Neos Kosmos; the Naval Hospital of Piraeus; various amateur-dance-schools) have endowed her with great teaching experience in the fields of contemporary dance, kinesiology, rhythm studies, theater, improvisation and psychodrama.
Kalliopi is a founding member of the “Fractal Dance Company”.