julia de rosenwerth

 

web designer, choreographer, dancer, teacher

julia de rosenwerth

 

web designer, choreographer, dancer, teacher

biography

Julia de Rosenwerth is a performing artist and web designer living and working in Cape Town, South Africa. Julia regularly organises and participates in performances, workshops and residencies held throughout the country. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Dance from the University of Cape Town, School of Dance with majors in Choreography and Philosophy. Her ongoing life’s interest is in the field of embodied knowledge.

Julia is currently a part-time lecturer at the independent tertiary institution AFDA: School for the Creative Economy, teaching movement modules to musicians and actors. When not lecturing, she conceptualises and builds websites for artists and small businesses (see examples here, here and here. Julia is one of the co-creators of the cultural organisation, ANY BODY ZINE, and is their official web designer.

Julia’s artistic interests centre around music and dance collaboration. She is part of a flamenco dance compnay, Tierra Flamenca, and has recently completed a season of interdisciplinary improvised workshops and performances with Music Dance 021 in Cape Town.

Videos of work:

Music and Dance 021 Improvised performance duet with percussionist Vintani Nafassi. Filmed by Dex Goodman.

Whisper – improvised performance with dancer Adriana Jamisse and musician Kerim Becker. Filmed by Alessandra Griffin.

Split – solo performance at Cape Town Fringe Festival. Filmed by Tania Vossgatter.

Gravity and Grace – dance film with Marsi Heuwel, Adriana JamisseSizo Mahlangu. Filmed by Republic of Nowhere.