Below you can find the biographies of the teachers for SummerSchool.
Alexander Vantournhout (BE)
Alexander Vantournhout (Brussels-based, 1989) studied single wheel, juggling and acrobatics at ESAC (Ecole Supérieure des Arts du Cirque, Brussel). From 2010 to 2012 he studied contemporary dance at PARTS, Brussels.Alexander has created several solos including Caprices (2014), a choreographic solo to the music of Sciarrino, ANECKXANDER (2015), an auto-biographic tragedy of the body, and Raphaël (2018) co-created with Bauke Lievens.Recently Alexander created group pieces such as Red haired Men (2018) and Screws (2019).Alexander is artist in residence at Vooruit, Ghent (2017-2021).
Anneleen Keppens (BE)
Anneleen Keppens (Belgium, °1986) studied at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp and at PARTS in Brussels, where she graduated in 2010. Since then, Anneleen works with Daniel Linehan/Hiatus (US/BE). She was a dancer in his productions Gaze is a Gap is a Ghost, The Sun Came, The Karaoke Dialogues, dbddbb, Flood and Un sacre du printemps. Together with Linehan, she performed at the Tate Live Performance Room of Tate Modern, and she accompanied several editions of the social-artistic project Vita Activa. In 2014 Anneleen danced in Rétrospective by Xavier le Roy (FR) at Centre Pompidou in Paris. From 2014 to 2016 she toured with Drumming, the repertoire piece by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas (BE). In 2016 she obtained a grant from the Flemish government and started the research project Transparency in abstract dance. This research was the base for her first piece The moon is the moon is the moon, which premiered in October 2017.Anneleen works as an outside-eye for choreographers Alexander Vantournhout (BE) and Vera Tussing (DE/BE). She gave improvisation and composition classes at PARTS/SummerSchool, Artesis Hogeschool Antwerp and the Secondary Art School of Brussels. Currently, Anneleen is following a Body-Mind Centering training at SOMA (FR) and EMA (UK).
Anton Lachky (SK)
Dance education:Born in 1982 in Slovakia, Anton started to dance at the age of five, in the folk dance company Maly Vtácnik. He continued his dance education at the J.L. Bellu Conservatory in Banská Bystrica, where he collaborated with friends and also participated in M.A.P.A. (Moving Academy for Performing Arts). From there he went on to train at the University of Bratislava in 2001, followed by further training at P.A.R.T.S., leaded by Anne Teresa de Keersmeaker (Belgium). Performing career:Anton became a member of Akram Khan Company in March 2004 and toured "MA" for two years (48 countries all over the world). Anton Lachky is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created their first piece "Opening Night" in 2006 and premiered it in October 2007, then Journey Home (2009), Fragments (2011). In three creations, the collectives acquires a planetary fame.
Clinton Stringer (ZA)
Clinton Stringer was born and raised in South Africa. After studying for an Arts Degree there, he moved to Belgium to attend P.A.R.T.S. where he spent two years. In 2000, Clinton joined Rosas (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker). Over the course of nine years he was involved in many creations and restagings of repertoire pieces including Rain, Drumming, April Me, Raga for the Rainy Season, Mozart Concert Arias, Bitches Brew… He left the company in 2007 to study graphic design at Sint-Lukas (Brussels). Since graduating, he has divided his time between freelancing as a graphic designer and contemporary dancer. In 2011 and 2014, he was involved in the re-staging of Rain at the Opéra de Paris. Freelance dance projects include Dancesmith (2013) with Mark Lorimer and Cynthia Loemij; Volcano (2014) and You Can’t Take it With You (2017) with Liz Kinoshita; and Gerhard Richter (2017) with Mårten Spångberg. Clinton has also taught technique and Rosas masterclasses at P.A.R.T.S., the Opera de Lyon, the Opéra de Paris, the Danish National School of Performing Arts and the University of the Arts (Philadelphia).
David Hernandez (US)
David Hernandez was born in Miami, Florida where he studied 'studio music & jazz’ and opera at the University of Miami and dance at 'New World School of the Arts’. Subsequently he moved to New York to work as an apprentice with the Trisha Brown and company and begin researching with Meg Stuart. He left New York to follow Meg Stuart to Belgium to help begin the company Damaged Goods where he worked for almost seven years as a dancer and collaborator. David remained in Europe basing himself in Brussels where he continued creating his own work in the form of dance performances, installations, happenings and many other sorts of multidisciplinary projects. Next to his own projects he continued performing and collaborating with many other artists such as LaborGras, Brice Leroux, Anouk Van Dijk, Michel Debrulle as well as directing, performing and researching as an improviser with artists such as Steve Paxton & Katie Duck, among many others. He was one of the three initiators of the improvisation project 'Crash Landing' along with Christine Desmet and Meg Stuart. David participated in a choreographic collaboration with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker for many years for projects including "Zeitung", "Keeping Still" and “D’un Soir un Jour" and danced and sang in the production “Cesena" which premiered at the Avignon Festival in 2011.
As a pedagogue, David gives classes and workshops worldwide while maintaining a position as a main teacher at PARTS since 1995. Previously he developed and managed his own education programme, 'PEP' (The Performance Education Program) for several years in the framework of Klapstuk festival in Leuven, Belgium where he was also in residence. David continues to work as a singer and joined the early music vocal group Graindelavoix, led by Bjorn Smelzer and Reve d'Elephant Orchestra jazz band, performing in concerts, recording and touring with several different projects. David continues creating his own work within the organisation dh+, David Hernandez and collaborators, whose most recent performances, “ For Movement’s Sake”, “Hullabaloo” and “Sketches on Scarlatti” are presently touring. In addition he is doing commissioned work as a guest choreographer for several companies including Zagreb Dance Company, and Stadtsteater Trier/Susanna Linke’s Company in Trier, Germany, LaborGras, Berlin and a new Creation for Skanes Dance Company and the Malmo Opera in 2018.
Dominique Duszynski (BE)
Dominique DUSZYNSKI performed with Pina Bausch’s dance theatre from 1983 to 1992. She worked on such revered pieces as: The Rite of Spring, Kontakhof, Blaubart, Nelken, Arien, 1980, The 7 Deadly Sins, Auf Dem Gebirge, Two Cigarettes in the Dark, Viktor, and Ahnen among others. Since 1988 she has taught for institutions and companies in Europe and abroad. In 1992, she began to research and collaborate with different dancers and actors with whom she has created a number of works. She has also performed for JF Duroure and Pippo Delbono. She took part in the film Die Klage der Kaiserin by Pina Bausch, Berlin-Jérusalem and Golem by Amos Gitai. She has taught at PARTS in Brussels, Belgium since the school’s founding in 1995 until 2015. In 2007, she created the solo Fuga and the year after danced in the trio Barroco. The piece toured widely from France to Brazil as well as Belgium, Italy and Germany. In 2009, she composed a new solo entitled Luz for the 9th edition of the festival Voix de Femmes in Liège, Belgium. In 2010, in collaboration with the light designer I. Corten, she created a site-specific piece along the river in Liège entitled Sous les ponts. The same year she participated in Nina Beier’s concept piece ‘The complete works’, which was performed during the Stuk Festival in Leuven, Belgium. In November 2011, she presented her duo Riff for the 10th edition of the festival Voix de Femmes in Liège then in Brussels, Rio and Sao Paulo, Brazil. The next winter she performed in the piece Si je meurs by R. Hoghe in Liège. During the summer of 2014 she created the short piece Walkabout in 9 days with 9 dancers, which was performed in Belgium and Holland. Besides her own work she regularly collaborates artistically with several different choreographers. This year she is busy working on her latest creation Hymne and collaborating to Innocence, a circus show.
Douglas Becker (US)
Douglas Becker based in Brussels Belgium and is a freelance choreographer and teacher working in many idioms. A former dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, The Dallas Ballet and The Frankfurt Ballet, under the direction of William Forsythe of which he has reconstructed numerous works by the choreographer for professional companies, festivals, and institutions across the globe. His own choreography has been featured on the stages of Belgium’s Royal Flemish Theatre, Switzerland’s Grand Theatre de Genève, and the Choreographic Centers of Grenoble and Nancy in France. He has been visiting the faculty for P.A.R.T.S. School Brussels (since 1997), The University of the Arts Philadelphia, New York University, and the national conservatories of Paris and Lyon among many others.
Emmi Väisänen (FI)
Emmi Väisänen is a contemporary dance artist currently based in Brussels,Belgium. She studied dance at Turku Conservatory and S.E.A.D (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance). After graduating, she has worked with choreographers such as Julia Schwarzbach, Alexandra Waierstall, ECCE/Claire Croizé and Etienne Guilloteau, and Rakesh Sukesh.
Hugo Mega (PT)
Hugo Mega is a Portuguese yogi, artist, dreamer, and life coach based in Brussels, Belgium. Hugo’s passion for movement & artistic endeavors are the pulse of his life. He dedicated his undergraduate studies to exploring his body’s physical capacities through dance and circus.After finishing his circus studies, yoga enters center stage of his explorative focus. What starts as a nice way to stay in shape, becomes a passion. This changes his life and his perspective on the body. Yoga becomes a lifestyle and in 2014 he starts teaching at Yyoga in Brussels. This urban sanctuary becomes his second home, where he is a core member of the family. When teaching Yoga Hugo is passionate about alignment and anatomy, exploring new ways to connect to the body focusing on awareness and injury prevention. He desires now to support you on your journey of perspective, sharing with you the great practices that support him throughout his journey.
Igor Shysko (BY)
Igor Shyshko studied ballet and modern dance at the University of Culture of Minsk between 1993 and 1997, then he moved to Brussels to become a student at P.A.R.T.S.. He graduated in June 2000. At P.A.R.T.S., Shyshko performed in ‘Donne-moi quelque chose qui ne meure pas’ by Claire Croizé, Milky Way by Thomas Hauert, and Selfwriting by Jonathan Burrows. In 1998, he worked as a trainee with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Rosas during the creation of "Drumming". In 2000, he contributed to the creation of "Rush", a choreography by Akram Khan as a dancer. The same year, he became a member of Rosas, dancing in the revival of "Drumming". He also contributed to the creation of "Rain", "April Me", "The Repertory Evening", "Bitches Brew" "Tacoma Narrows", "Kassandra", "Zeitung", "The Song", “ Vortex Temporum”, "Work/Travail/Arbeid " and to the revivals of Mozart/Concert Arias, "Raga for the Rainy Season", "A Love Supreme", "D’un soir un jour", Bartók/Beethoven/Schönberg: Repertory Evening, and Steve Reich Evening. In 2010 he created “ Minutes opportunes” with Michèle Noiret. In that same year he worked with Arco Renz for the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Kaaitheater and to the creation of "Dust". He made "Darling" a creation in collaboration with Moya Michael. He also worked on " De Fietsendief" theatre creation by Bart Van Nuffelen as well as the creations of "Zeit", "L'art touche au ciel et la terre " and "Prototype" by Marc Vanrunxt who also made “Abstraction” a solo for him.
Laia Puig Escandell (ES)
Laia Puig Escandell was introduced to yoga as a parallel practice to her dance career in 1998. However, it wasn’t until she took a Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training in 2008 in South India that her real initiation into Yoga started, with growing passion. Since then, she has been practicing regularly asanas, pranayama and meditation, reading the yogic philosophy/spirituality and trying to understand and apply all that in her daily life, as she continues to take trainings. She learned a lot from joining the Sivananda organization to translate Teachers Trainings or to do service in their Ashrams. She teaches Yoga classes at P.A.R.T.S., Rosas and around Brussels to all levels, and parallel to that she gives Ayurvedic massages and treatments, Yoga retreats and workshops.
Laura Aris Alvarez (ES)
Laura has been leading contemporary dance workshops worldwide since 2001.She was a former dancer of Wim Vandekeybus/ Ultima Vez company for a decade (1999-2008). Previously she was part of Lanònima Imperial and associated with General Elèctrica artists collective, in Spain (1996-1999). Currently she combines her pedagogical skills with the creation and touring of her own works, collaborations and commissioned dance projects.
Libby Farr (US)
Libby Farr began her training in Texas and then continued her education at Ballet West in Colorado and the School of American Ballet in New York. She performed in several Companies including San Diego Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Dallas Ballet in America, then Zurich Ballet and Deutsche Oper Berlin in Europe. Afterwards she joined Theater des Westens in Berlin and Tanz Theater Skoronel as well as teaching in several schools and directing the dance department at Die Etage in Berlin. She became training director and dancer at Deutsches National theater Weimar for 2 years and thereafter, ballet mistress and assistant to Amanda Millers Ballet Pretty Ugly. She has been a regular guest teacher in P.A.R.T.S., Brussels, and SEAD, Salzburg, as well as teaching companies throughout Europe. She is also a certified Gyrokinesis teacher.
Lucia Thibault (FR)
Lucia starts learning yoga in 1983 under Shri Mahesh Ghatradyal in Paris. She then receives a scholarship for Indian classical Dance (Bharata-Natyam) and leaves for India where she stays seven years, becoming professional in this art. During this period, she practises yoga at the Krishnamacarya yoga mandiram and studies also vedic chanting and Patanjali's yoga-sûtras. She lives in Brussels since 2005 where she discovers Iyengar Yoga through the teaching of Willy Bok and Rita Poelvoorde. She gets her Iyengar teacher certificate in 2016.
Marco Torrice (IT)
Marco Torrice is a Brussels based performing artist, teacher and choreographer. After high school he began to study Philosophy at La Sapienza University of Rome. At the same time he started to take dance classes and workshops in Italy and all around Europe. In 2006 he moved to Brussels to study at P.A.R.T.S. (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios, directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) where he graduated in 2010. He worked for different choreographers such as Thomas Hauert, Jerome Bell, for the Hungarian dance company Hodworks, and for the Belgian dance companies Mossoux- Bontè and Rosas. In between a performance, a pedagogical space and a party MELTING POT is dance practice which works as an alternative way of gathering people and encourage cultural mix. A meeting place for dance challenge and exchange, where dancers from different styles and cultural background can enter in dialogue, liberate different sorts of energies, such as joy, hunger, sexuality, social frustration... and put their creativity in relation to others, challenging not just their way of moving but also the way we look at dance, the way we profit from it, the way we approach it and share it.Besides his work as a dancer and choreographer, Marco also teaches and gives workshops in different dance schools such as the Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy, SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) and at Tanzfabrik (Berlin).
Maria Clara Villa Lobos (BR)
Brazilian born Maria Clara Villa Lobos is a dancer, teacher and choreographer based in Brussels, directing her own company since 2000. After dance studies in Berlin and PARTS (from 1995 to 1997), she worked with different choreographers such as David Hernandez, Sasha Waltz, Willi Dorner and Thomas Lehmen. In 2000 she created her first group piece in Brussels (XL, because size does matter) which launched her career as a choreographer.In 2010 she graduated as an Iyengar yoga teacher, after a three year training with Willy Bok in Brussels. She has been teaching dance and yoga to children and adolescents since about ten years at Dancing Kids.
Mark Lorimer (UK)
Since graduating from the London School of Contemporary Dance in 1991, Mark has worked as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and rehearsal director. His main collaborations as a dancer have been with Rosas/Anne-Teresa De Keersmaeker (1994-present) and with ZOO/Thomas Hauert (1997-2005). Alongside he has worked on many projects with (among others) The Featherstonehaughs/Lea Anderson, Bock & Vincenzi, Mia Lawrence, Jonathan Burrows, Deborah Hay, Alix Eynaudi, UPSBD - Saldana and Drillet, Alain Buffard, Marten Spangberg, Kris Verdonck and Boris Charmatz.As a choreographer he has made two full-length works "To Intimate" with cellist Thomas Luks and fellow Rosas mainstay Cynthia Loemij, and "Dancesmith - Camel, Weasel, Whale" again with Cynthia plus graphic artist and dancer Clinton Stringer. In 2016 he made a piece for Bodhi Project SEAD, Salzburg - “Darwin’s Gypsy Dance”. He has also made works with students of the Laban Centre, London, and a duet with Chrysa Parkinson - "Nylon Solution". In 2020 he will make a new piece on Geneva-based dancers at ADC.Mark was a member of the collective DanceWeb leadership at Impulstanz in Vienna alongside teaching and performing in the festival. He teaches regularly at La Manufacture, Lausanne (generating personal material and musical choreographic writing), CDCN - Toulouse, and occasionally at PARTS (repertory and composition) as well as other institutions and independent dance organisations.
Nadine Ganase (FR)
Nadine Ganase was trained in England at the London Contemporary School - The Place - and later with Peter Goss in Paris.In 1983 she joined the Rosas Company of Anne-Teresa de Keersmaeker, for a period of 7 years and performed in Rosas danst Rosas, Elena’s Aria, Bartok Aantekening, Ottone Ottone. She participated in the following films of the Company - Hoppla and Ottone Ottone, Rosas danst Rosas, Répétitions.She is a permanent staff member at the Dance Humanities in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium teaching contemporary technique and composition. She teaches movement for actors at the Performing Arts School-INSAS in Brussels.In the past she has taught for: RITS-Brussels (Flemish school for acting and cinema), le C.N.D.C. d’Angers (Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine) in France, Koninklijke Balletschool in Antwerp, Hoger Instituut voor Dans in Lier. She is a certified Pilates teacher. Nadine Ganase has been choreographing works for her company and various institutions for the last 20 years.
Ori Flomin (US)
Ori Flomin’s choreography has been presented in NYC at Gibney Dance, Dance Theater Workshop, PS122, Movement Research at Judson Church, as well as internationally at venues in Austria, Japan, Germany, Australia, Norway, and Israel. Ori has taught in the New York and the United States for Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, Rutgers University, Movement Research, Gibney Dance Center, Princeton University, The New School, SUNY Purchase and Barnard College. HIs international teaching took him throughout the world to many companies, festivals and schools such as ImpulsTanz (Vienna), P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels), Sasha Waltz Company (Berlin), Culberg Ballet (Stockholm), SEAD (Salzburg ), London Contemporary School of Dance (London), Ballet de Lorraine (France), and many more. Ori was the assistant to Artistic Director of Stephen Petronio Dance Company, for which he also danced from 1991-1999. He also danced with Neil Greenberg, Helena Franzén, Molissa Fenley, Maria Hassabi, Kevin Wynn and Michael Clark.Ori is a certified Yoga teacher and Shiatsu therapist.
Peter Savel (SK)
Peter has a BA in Dance Pedagogy from the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava. He finished his further studies at P.A.R.T.S. in the summer of 2010. He is recently based in Brussels. Since 2011 he worked with the belgium based choreographer Pierre Droulers at Charleroi Danses, dancing in the re-enactment of "De l'air et du vent", dancing and assisting him in "Soleils". In may 2013, he started working with the belgium based choreographer Salva Sanchis in projects "The phantom layer", "The organ project", "Islands" and in his last creation "Radical light". And in 2016year Peter became a dancer with the founder of the Belgian company Kunst/Werk Marc Vanrunxt, dancing in his "Prototype" and collaborating with his company Kunst/Werk.Peter is creating his own works in Belgium and abroad. Teaching his class Letting go around Europe to both professionals and amateurs.
Rob Hayden (US)
Actor, dancer, composer, director and choreographer.Rob Hayden was born in the USA, Robert was a nationally competitive gymnast for 13 years and in 1989 enrolled in the BFA curriculum for theatre and dance at the University of New Mexico.Upon moving to Brussels in 2002, he joined Ultima Vez and for 7 years, he worked as an actor and dancer with them before going on to start his personal work. Since then, he has collaborated as a performer and composer with various other artists both in Belgium and abroad. His own work combines over 20 years of performance, choreographic and theoretical research and experience into dance, theatre, sound/music, voice and movement. He regularly teaches workshops internationally and is based in Brussels.
Roberto Olivan (ES)
Roberto Olivan studied at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona and P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. Afterwards he joined as a professional dancer the Rosas dance company, directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. He also performed under the direction of renowned directors such as Robert Wilson, Tom Jansen and Josse de Pauw.Currently, he is the director of the dance company R.O.P.A. – Roberto Olivan Performing Arts, founded in 2001. He also is the artistic director and founder of the Festival Deltebre Dansa, an international event that has taken place annually since 2004.Olivan creates commissioned works for dance companies, universities, dance institutions and schools all over the world. His career has been very versatile. In recent years, he has been teaching at workshops around the world and has worked as a choreographer and performer in the film industry.
Stéphane Bourhis (FR)
Stéphane Bourhis is a professional dancer. He started his career at the Lucerner Ballet and worked as a soloist dancer in the Béjart Ballet Lausanne both in Switzerland. Stéphane practices Iyengar Yoga since 2008 and he has been certified since 2013. He's teaching Iyengar® yoga at P.A.R.T.S., in primary schools and in the Iyengar Yoga Centre of Brussels. He constantly learns, researches and deepens his knowledge in relation to Iyengar® yoga. Besides that, he regularly travels to India where he trains with the Iyengar Family.
Taka Shamoto (BE)
Taka Shamoto was born in 1975 in Sendai, Japan. At the age of three, she started dancing at the Sendai City Ballet School. For the next ten years, she was taught by Masako Ono. At sixteen, she entered the Balletschule der Hamburgischen Staatsoper John Neumeier in Germany, an education in which classical technique and composition work played a key role. After her three-year education in Hamburg, Taka Shamoto focused on contemporary dance. In 1995 she joined the contemporary dance school P.A.R.T.S. and joined Rosas two years later. She danced in the revivals of Woud and Achterland and contributed to the creation of Just Before, Drumming, I said I, In Real Time, Rain, April me, Bitches Brew / Tacoma Narrows and Kassandra, and the revival of Mozart / Concert Arias. In 2007 she collaborated with Grace Ellen Barkey & Needcompany for The Porcelain Project. In 2010 she performed in Jan Decorte’s Tanzung. Currently she is performing in Avdal and Shinozaki’s projects Field Works-office, Borrowed Landscape, nothing’s for something and as if nothing has been spinning around for something to remember.
Tale Dolven (NO)
Tale Dolven is a norwegian dancer living and working in Brussels. She has worked with Rosas for 12 years, performing in shows like FASE, Rosas Danst Rosas, Quatuor nr 4/Bartok, Elena’s Aria, Drumming, and was part of the creation of D’un soir un jour, Steve Reich evening, Zeitung and Golden hours (as you like it). In 2018 Tale works with the theatre group Nature Theatre of Oklahoma, Fieldworks and Rosas, as well as making her own work in collaboration with actor Gabel Eiben and dancer Igor Shyshko.
Tina Breiova (CZ)
Tina Afiyan Breiova is a member of Ferus Animi//Terra Nova research collective. Her teaching practice is influenced by training under Hannes Langolf, David Zambrano, Lloyd Newson, Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek (Fighting Monkey Practice), Coral Ortega (Qi Gong), Chrysa Parkinson, Salva Sanchis, Julyen Hamilton and her time as a student at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. As a martial artist, Tina trains out of Budokon MMA Academy, Miami. As performer Tina has worked and collaborated with Roberto Olivan Dance Company, Milan Tomášik & Co, Thomas Ryckewaert, Juliane Von Crailsheim, and Lenka Flory. As choreographer Tina has created numerous shorter works, her solo Shalakho and duet Blue Gloom with Maya Oliva won the first prize of Jarmila Jeřábková Award 2017. The latest production "KolaboRace" a full-length circus performance was featuring Feel The Universe Circus Company. Tina has been a movement artist for several short dance movies including award-winning ‘Nocebo’ directed by Angelika Novokrepovskaia and ‘Hey Darling’ in collaboration with Tomislav English featuring collective FarFor Yo. She has also assisted the movement department of Warner Brothers Pictures for the feature film ‘CATS’ (2019).
Tomislav English (UK)
Tomislav's personal practice is informed by ongoing research in and under the research and teachings of GrandMaster Tae Yong Lee, Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Frucek, Cameron Shayne, Professor Gui Arashiro, David Zambrano, Moshé Feldenkrais, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Kristin Linklater, Bruno Caverna, Ido Portal, and the writings of 'Neuroplastician' Norman Doidge, in addition to academic research through The University of Oxford (Department of Psychiatry/Continuing Education), The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Royal Holloway University of London/Jasmin Vardimon Company, England Rugby (RFU), London Contemporary Dance School and Barça Universitas (FC Barcelona). Artistically Tomislav has been involved with companies and artists including Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, Punchdrunk, AΦE, Luca Silvestrini's Protein Dance, English National Ballet, Channel 4/Random Acts, The National Theatre London and Warner Bros. Pictures for the feature films 'Pan' (2015) and 'Cats' (2019).