Petra Zanki
Petra Zanki is Seattle based performance and dance maker born in Split, Croatia. After graduation at the University of Arts and Philosophy in Zagreb, she continued her studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris (UFR Theatre et Arts du Spectacle). As both author and performer she has worked with Oliver Frljić (HR), Borut Šeparović (Montažstroj HR/NL), Shadow Casters(HR) and Via Negativa(SLO). Her texts have been published in the journals Kretanja, Kazalište and Frakcija. Awarded as best young Croatian choreographer at XI. Platform in 2010, she was artist-in-residence at the Zagreb Dance Center from 2011 to 2013. She then received a two-year choreography scholarship from ICK - Emio Greco/Amsterdam and Croatian Institute for Movement and Dance. Her works such as “The Curators’ piece” (in collaboration with Tea Tupajic), and “Paces” were presented on festivals across Europe, in the US (PS122/COIL), and Australia.