Julia Hoczyk. Fot. archiwum prywatne

Julia Hoczyk

a theatrologist, dance critic and theorist, an editor. She has published her critical texts in, among others, “Didaskalia”, “Teatr”, “Opcje”, “Dwutygodnik.com” and on nowytaniec.pl website. In 2005-2010, she was the editor of “Scena” – a periodical devoted to theater culture and education, and in 2008-2011 – “Kultura Enter”, online monthly, in 2011-2018 – the editor-in-chief of taniecPOLSKA.pl ran by Instytut Muzyki i Tańca (the Institute of Music and Dance), dedicated to information, promotion and documentation of dance. She deals with the issues of corporeality and gender in Polish and world contemporary dance. She conducts guest lectures and meetings on contemporary dance and butō. She has collaborated with the Theater Academy, where in 2010-2015 she conducted classes in the analysis of contemporary dance. In 2019, at the Dance Art Center in Warsaw, she developed the curatorial project Around Dance, Choreography, Performance – Various Approaches to Contemporary Dance. She works in the Documentation and Publication Department of the Institute of Music and Dance.