Venetsiana Kalampaliki (b. 1991, she/her) works in the performing arts field as a dancer and choreographer. She explores movement through diverse mediums such as text, voice and video and develops her artistic practice within interdisciplinary collaborations, participation in workshops and international festivals of contemporary dance, digital and visual arts, performance and disability arts. She is a graduate of the Greek National School of Dance (2016), the School of Economics and Political Sciences, University of Athens (2018) and holds a MFA in Visual Arts from the Athens School of Fine Arts (2022). 

She has presented her project “Recall” (2020), an Onassis Stegi production developed in the framework of the EU program Europe Beyond Access, at the ONC#7 of Onassis Stegi, the Holland Dance Festival, the 27th Kalamata International Dance Festival, the Oriente Occidente Dance Festival, the Skånes Dansteater, the Nicosia International Festival and it’s recreation “Re-call (reloaded)” is currently on tour. In 2021, she created the collective digital project “Besuch”, an Onassis Stegi production presented at the ONC#8 of Onassis Stegi. In 2021-22, she was a resident choreographer at K3 – Zentrum für Choreographie | Tanzplan Hamburg, where she conducted research on integrating the accessibility services of audio description and subtitles within her artistic practice and presented the piece “Phrases” at Kampnagel. In 2022 she was invited by NAVE Centro de Creación y Residencia in Santiago de Chile for a choreographic creation residency where she developed the project “Stories hidden behind rhythms and dances”. 

Her work has been supported by Dis-Tanz-Solo Des Dachverband Tanz Deutschland, Residenzförderung of Fonds Darstellende Kunste (in collaboration with Kampnagel-Hamburg) and the Greek Ministry of Culture. She has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS in 2022.

Venetsiana is a danceWELL teacher for people with Parkinson’s and she is regularly leading dance trainings for professional dancers and movement research workshops for people with physical disabilities and intellectual disorders.