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Evie’s work can be characterised by the desire to question and challenge the boundaries of conventional dance.
Through a multidisciplinary approach of dance, theatre and performance art Evie’s Demetriou work focuses on the role of the person in society posing questions about social stereotypes, gender, sexuality.
Her main focus, to communicate her research with the audience, brings to her work humour, interactivity with the audience, and bold but different approaches to her work every time.
She studied dance at Trinity Laban Centre Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London and with scholarship at Limon Institute in New York. She is a 2004 Danceweb scholarship recipient (Impulstanz Festival), a travel grant recipient from the E-motional European Programme 2011-2014. She was an invited artist at “Act Your Age” programme, a Europpean collaboration between Centro per la Scena Contemporanea (Italy), Dutch Dance Festival (Holland) and Dance House Lemesos (Cyprus).
As a performer, she collaborated in projects with international choreographers such as Rosemary Lee, Athina Vahla, Alain Buffard , Felix Ruckert and collaborated with most of the Cyprus based choreographers (Lia Haraki, Alexandra Wairstall, Mahi Lindahl, amongst others).
For her choreographic work she collaborated with Guy Cools, Tabea Martin, Lucy Cash. Her works are performed in various venues in Cyprus and were invited in international festivals in Italy, Latvia, Romania, Sweden, Germany, Kenya, Ireland, Turkey, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Spain, Iceland.
She has contributed in the development of contemporary dance in Cyprus, as one of the founding members of the Dance House Lemesos and member of New Movement of Dance Groups, Choreographers & Dancers).