Milka Djordjevich

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Milka Djordjevich

 

Milka Djordjevich is a choreographer, performer and educator who questions preconceived notions of what dance should or should not be. Her work has been shown at many venues across the country, including the American Realness Festival, BAMPFA, the Chocolate Factory Theater, Danspace Project, the Hammer Museum, the Kitchen, Machine Project, MAK Center, PICA’s TBA Festival, The Philadelphia Thing, REDCAT, Santa Ana Sites and the Whitney Museum, and internationally in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Serbia, and the UK. Djordjevich was a 2020 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award recipient, a 2017-2018 Princeton University Hodder Fellow, a 2006-2007 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence and a 2008/2010 danceWEB Europe Scholar. She has had residencies at Abrons Arts Center, ARC Pasadena, Baryshnikov Arts Center, CAP UCLA via Los Angeles Performance Practice, Fabrik Potsdam, Jacob’s Pillow Lab, LMCC Swingspace, MANCC, PACT-Zollverein and Workspace Brussels, among others. Other projects include serving as guest editor for Movement Research’s Critical Correspondence, initiating the Monday Morning/Night Class series at Pieter and teaching in higher education. Djordjevich has co-authored works with composer Chris Peck, filmmaker Justin Streichman, choreographer Dragana Bulut, designer Samuel Yang, and artist Marcos Luytens. In 2016, Djordjevich established STANA, an organization cultivating local, national and international dance connections. thisismilka.com