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D. (Danae) Kleida, MA

D. (Danae) Kleida, MA


Danae graduated from Utrecht University with a Research Master's in Media & Performance Studies (cum laude). Prior to her post-graduate studies in the Netherlands, she graduated with a BA in Communication, Media, and Culture from Panteion University (Athens, GR) and a BFA in Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance from Kontaxaki Professional Ballet School (Athens, GR). Her research revolves around media theory, early modern dance, early cinema, gestures, and motion documentation systems. Her master's thesis examines historical methods of dance notation and the current practices of digital movement annotation. 

In her current research, she examines practices of digital movement annotation with the intention to explore possible ways for the dissemination of dance knowledge and choreographic practices. 

Other positions

Lecturer at Utrecht University for the Department of Media and Culture Studies
Guest lecturer at the Academy of Theatre and Dance of the Amsterdam University of the Arts
Last modified:07 December 2021 11.41 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 34
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands