Linda Kapetanea

Graduated from the Greek State School of Dance in Athens. With a scholarship from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation, she later studied at the Merce Cunningham Studio, Movement Research and Dance Space, New York. After she co-operated with several companies in Greece and abroad. In 2002, she was awarded by a Greek Ministry of Culture as “the best performer” of the season 02/03. Between 2002- 2005 she performed with Flemish Ultima Vez Company/ Wim Vandekeybus (Blush, Blush Movie, Sonic Boom, Puur, Here After Movie). In 2006 she and Jozef Frucek formed RootlessRoot as a vehicle for their own productions, research and teaching. Together with Frucek, Linda is developing the research program of Fighting Μonkey – an applied methodology of martial arts in the education of dancers, actors and movement practitioners. They regularly give workshops at international festivals and in vocational schools. From 2006 – 2012 Linda was on the teaching faculty at the Athens State School for Dance.