LajaMartin

LajaMartin

PINOT NOIR

About the Company

LAJAMARTIN physical dance theatre is a vessel for live performance. Co-founded in 2017 by Laja Field (Salt Lake City, UT) and Martin Durov (Slovakia) the two have gone on to perform, teach and create work throughout the U.S and EU. Their work has been presented in NYC by Gibney Dance Company Curated, WestFest and DANCE NOW Joe’s Pub Festival as well as in PA for the SouthSide Arts and Music Festival, Austin Dance Festival and BRINE in SLC, UT. Internationally they have shown work at Newcastle College in England, GIF 4 in Brussels and this summer their latest duet Pinot Noir toured to the b12 festival in Berlin and the Šibenik Dance Festival in Croatia. As invited guests LM has created work for the J.L Bella Conservatory in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and participated in the inaugural festival LINK by SALT contemporary dance. In early 2019 LM premiered two new works commissioned by BYU CDT and the Anton Bruckner International School in Linz, Austria, a piece selected to perform again at the Šibenik Dance Festival in Croatia. This summer LM choreographed a new piece for the MOVE NYC young professional’s program as well as their inaugural S.W.E.AT college program. LAJAMARTIN continue to teach class at Gibney Dance Center in NYC whenever they are in town and have had the pleasure of teaching company class to Abraham in Motion and Johannes Wieland’s company at the Staatstheater Kassel. Master classes at NYU Tisch, CalArts, CSULB, UCLA, the University of Utah, BYU, DeSales University, Muhlenberg College, Early Mosley’s Institute of the Arts, Newcastle College, Artist Commons in Brussels, the private Conservatory in Liptovsky Hradok, Slovakia, Bad Lemons in Munich. Workshops at Diavolo LA, Downtown Dance & Movement LA, Janet Grey Studio SLC, Dance City in England, Contemporary Prostor Pro Tanec in Prague and the b12 festival in Berlin.

For more visit lajamartin.com

About the Piece

Through a series of serendipitous events, two people from two very different places find themselves on a similar journey.

As the story unravels we watch them navigate through life and the places it takes them.

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  • Type: 2019 CompaniesGuest companies 2019October 9
  • Prisma: 
  • Country of origin: USA
  • Interpreted by: Performers: Martin Durov and Laja Field
    Music: Original sound score by: Martin Durov with excerpts from Parno Graszt
    Costumes: LAJAMARTIN
    *This piece was commissioned by GDC curated. Premiere: Gibney NYC 2019
    Photo Credit:©Zui Gomez
  • Type: 2019 CompaniesGuest companies 2019October 9
  • Prisma: 
  • Country of origin: USA
  • Interpreted by: Performers: Martin Durov and Laja Field
    Music: Original sound score by: Martin Durov with excerpts from Parno Graszt
    Costumes: LAJAMARTIN
    *This piece was commissioned by GDC curated. Premiere: Gibney NYC 2019
    Photo Credit:©Zui Gomez

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