Ramona Nagabczyńska is a Polish dancer and choreographer who works both nationally and internationally. As a dancer Ramona performed on some of the most renowned stages and galleries of Europe- from the Tate Modern and Sadler’s Wells in London to the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam. She is considered one of the most important figures of the generation of young Polish choreographers. She is one of the protagonists of Ania Królica’s book Pokolenie Solo, which contains detailed interviews with a set of Polish choreographers. Her performances are announced in the most important titles of the Polish press.

Ramona was born in Toronto, Canada in 1984. She started her dance education in the Warsaw State Ballet School, after moving to Warsaw at the age of 11. After graduating, she continued her dance education at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt, Germany and then at The Place in London.

After completing her dance education, Ramona performed with Polish Dance Theatre, Saju Hari, Fleur Darkin, Tom Dale, 30 Bird Productions, Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin, Emma Martin, Junk Ensemble, David Wampach, Ula Sickle, Sjoerd Vreugdenhil, Maria Stoklosa, Kaya Kołodziejczyk, Paulina Ołowska and Clod Ensemble, with whom she has been working since 2008.

In 2008 Ramona co-founded the Universal Law of Impermanence (U/LOI) collective with former Rosas dancer Kaya Kołodziejczyk.

Her first choreographic piece was Man’s Best Friend created in 2009, created within the frame of the Solo Project program organized by Stary Browar Nowy Taniec (Old Brewery) in Poznań. Her later work includes video installation Turao/Dziw (2010), New (Dis)Order (2012), Re//accumulation (2012)- previously called Accumulation©Trisha Brown and created within the frame of the RE//MIX cycle curated by Komuna//Warszawa and The Way Things Dinge (2014), which is an ongoing project that premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

At the beginning of 2013 Ramona co-founded Centrum w Ruchu (Centre in Motion), which is a cooperative of Warsaw based dance artists that temporarily occupies a space in a suburban area of Warsaw, and which came to be a very important dance phenomenon in Poland.


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