Matej Kejžar

Matej Kejžar was born in Slovenia in 1974. He graduated from the SNDO-School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam in 1998. After completing his degree, he enrolled for The X-Group post-graduate program at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. During his studies, he created a number of performances focusing on improvisation and composition. After returning to Slovenia, he continued to work as a choreographer and created several performances, including the solo piece Senser; the actor and dancer duet Simultaneous; a solo piece for two dancers Burlesque, a collaboration with A. Ivancic and The Stroj going by the name Zac; and Little Red Riding Hood, a collaboration with painter Jaša Mravlje. As a performer, he collaborated with various choreographers from Slovenia and from across Europe, among which were Maja Delak, Mala Kline, Katie Duck, Martin Sonderkamp, etc. Matei teaches contemporary technique, improvisation, and composition at different schools and universities, including P.A.R.T.S., SEAD, SNDO, as well as being a tutor at professional dance companies, such as Ultima Vez, Rosas and En Knap. He has been invited to present his work in countries across the globe, namely Austria, Russia, Italy, India, Taiwan, Spain, China, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, The Netherlands, Poland, etc.