Sofia Mavragani is an exceptional case in the field of dance as she has not followed the regular dance curriculum. She has graduated from the “Athens School of Economics”, Bachelor in Business Administration (2000) and from the EDDC-European Dance Development Centre, ArtEZ-University of Arts, Arnhem, NL, Bachelor in Dance Making (2005).
Her works, known for their socio-political focus, have been presented at several festivals and venues in Greece and abroad (Aerowaves 2019, Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Megaron: the Athens Concert Hall, Documenta 14, Kalamata International Dance Festival, Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival, Dimitria Festival (Thessaloniki), MIRfestival (Athens), State Theatre of Northern Greece, Park your ID festival (Maastricht), Dance Days International Festival (Chania), Apollon Theatre (Syros), Τeatro Belisario (Buenos Aires), Teatro Labrade (Madrid), Cacoyiannis Foundation (Athens), etc).
Being fondly interested in the field of education and exchange she develops experimental workshops on improvisation and composition, such as the research project playforPLACE which has been travelled in 17 cities of the world, in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Oceania, while the workshop of creative collaboration between young choreographers and musicians-composers is held annually by Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall. In parallel, she teaches dance improvisation and choreography in dance schools and dance centers in Greece and abroad.
She is a founding member of Fingersix, an international artistic network, and of the non profit-organization Fingersix/Athens.
Aerowaves Twenty19 Artist