BORN2PLAY ONLINE SUMMIT

POLINA TIABUT
WAACKING

5 DECEMBER, SUNDAY / 14:00 - 15:30 (CET)

The video will be published on the next following days

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POLINA TIABUT
Polina Tiabut (aka Jeane Paul Bit Waackers) is a dance artist, performer, dance educator and dance festival organizer based in Russia (Moscow). Recent projects of hers include Elektrical Body with Dinamo Danza Company (Pamplona), Tri-O with Naprimer Dance Company (St. Petersburg). Have been introduced to waacking dance style and culture in 2009 when she takes a workshop with a legendary Tyrone Proctor (1953-2020). She continues training in her hometown, Saint Petersburg, with her teacher Andrey Set (Beatfly Crew/Bit Waackers), later together with other dancers they form a waacking dance crew Bit Waackers. Starting from 2010 she is visiting and is taking part in numerous dance events, battles, workshops. In summer 2012 together with her friend/dance partner Alan Mambetov they organize a local dance intensive called Waacking Sharing, which is now one of the biggest and well known international waacking dance festivals, held every summer in St. Petersburg, Russia (instagram: waackingsharing). In 2015 together with a choreographer Li Nekrasova, Polina forms a dance company "Naprimer", which has a focus in developing both street and contemporary dance techniques. In 2019 she enters LaFaktoria dance center intensive training program in Pamplona, Spain and later is invited as a dancer to Dinamo Danza company, where she continues her work until the present moment.