photo Michal Musielak
Nóra Hajós: Visual Artist ~ Performance Dancer:
Nóra Hajós, dancer, choreographer, visual artist. Her choices are made by her deep interest in search of authenticity in dance. As an improvisational performer she is interested in sensation-rooted-movement-explorations, action painting, juxtaposition in art making and in-the-moment improvisation with words, voices, movement and paint.
She started her dance studies at age 4 in her native Hungary. As a young adult, she searched in the direction of authentic movement and New Dance in the USA. For the past 26 years, she has been exploring, teaching and performing dance improvisation. Nóra studied in-depth with Steve Paxton (the originator of contact improvisation), Lisa Nelson (tuning score), Amy and Arny Mindell (process oriented psychology), Simone Forti (logomotion).
Nóra has created and performed her solo improvisations in the USA and Europe. She toured with Simone Forti, dancing Logomotion. She has also performed with, Kossuth&Liszt prize-awarded composer/pianist, Gyorgy Szabados a Duet Improvisation Performance Series in Hungary. She has collaborated with Steve Paxton, Lisa Nelson, K. J. Holmes, Karen Nelson, Ray Chung, Keith Hennessey, Daniel Lepkopf and many others.
Nóra produced & directed Las Meninas~Dances under the St. John`s Bridge ( Portland OR ) and Come Now Go and Soon Go See (see below) a process work inspired, dance duet with Craig Baker. Her teaching style is rooted in the land of improvisation.