Jovana Zelenović, Margareta Firinger, Waithera Lena Schreyeck
Jovana Zelenović was born in December 1996 in Belgrade. At a young age, she started her training in different sports alongside studying music and piano. In 2011, she enrolled the Ballet School “ Lujo Davičo” — department for contemporary dance. During her education she became a member of BITEF Dance Company, where she performed on a regular repertoire: “Wishing Machines”, “Ale I Bauci” by Isidora Stanišić, “Birds” by Edward Klug. In 2015, Jovana started her education at SEAD, in Salzburg, as a scholarship holder, where she had an opportunity to work with many artists currently active in the field such as Julyen Hamilton, Meytal Blanaru, Milla Koistinen, Lali Ayguade, Eleonore Valere Lachky, Jos Baker, Guy Nader along the others. After graduating (2019-2022), she became a member of ZPA (Zagreb Dance Company). Where she performed in the pieces created by Ferenc Feher, Roser Lopez Espinoza, Aleksandra Mišić and Borna Babić. Since 2019, she has been working with choreographer Ceren Oran, and as a performer she is in the plays "Who is Frau Troffea", "Shon Anders" and "Stories in blue". Currently, as a freelance dance artist she is defining her own choreographic language and she performs both in Croatia and abroad.
Margareta Firinger is a dance artist from Croatia. She studied dance at the SEAD dance academy in Salzburg, and then continued her professional career in her hometown Zagreb. 2019 to 2022 was a member of the Zagreb Dance Ensemble. At the moment she is a freelance artist while also being a member of the collective Škvadra, and pursuing her own artistic works.
Waithera Lena Schreyeck is a contemporary dance artist, with urban and afrocentric influences. After finishing her dance studies in Copenhagen, London and Salzburg she worked predominantly in North-Rheinwestphalia, Germany with Choreographer Ben J. Riepe, the F.A.C.E. Ensemble and Khadidiatou Bangoura. She also worked with Renan Martins, the Erfurt Tanztheater, Co-op Dance Company, the Salzburger Festspiele, Opiyo Okach and Nadja Raszweski. Currently she is touring with Cassiel Gaub and working in collaboration with fellow colleagues Margherita Dello Sbarba and Jovanna Zelenovic to create new works. As long-term choreographic assistance she has been apart of the annual Europe wide Ohne Stimme projects. Independently, she choreographs since 2020, mostly participatory, site specific and on themes of identity-politics.