Igor Koruga (1985) is a freelance artist working within contemporary dance and choreography. He graduated in M.A. studies in anthropology at the University of Belgrade and in Solo/Dance/Authorship studies at Universitat der Kunste/HZT in Berlin. As a dancer, choreographer, and dramaturg, Koruga has collaborated with various artists (Ezster Salamon, Christine de Smedt, Anna Koch, Jeremy Wade, Ana Vujanović, Willy Prager, Sonja Pregrad, Ana Dubljević, Maja Pelević, Olga Dimitrijević) and with different theatre and cultural institutions (BITEF Theatre, Belgrade; Dansens Hus, Stockholm; Weld cultural centre, Stockholm; TanzFabrik, Uferstudios and HAU in Berlin, Rosas/Parts, Brussels, etc.). Koruga is a member of Station Service for contemporary dance (Belgrade) and a member of Association of Ballet dancers in Serbia. He is also an active member of the regional Nomad Dance Academy network in the Balkans. Through Station he has been engaged in work and creation of artistic and educational programs including the Kondenz festival of contemporary dance and performance; Puzzle – educational project; Generator – platform for development of dance theater and performing arts for young audiences in the Balkans; Archiving project, platform for archiving contemporary performing arts practices in the independent culturally-artistic scene in Serbia – through Nomad Dance Academy (NDA) network. Koruga has received dance scholarships like DanceWeb, Nomad Dance Academy, Tanzstipendium by Chancellery for Cultural Affairs of Mayer of Berlin and Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. He lives in Belgrade.
Belgrade/Serbia — Cooperation fellowship 2019