Suzan Tunca – Codarts, Leiden University
Suzan Tunca. Suzan Tunca studied theatre dance at the Highschool for the Arts in Arnhem (1994-97). Since 1998 she has worked as a dancer, choreographer and choreographic assistant in the Netherlands and internationally, among others with Krisztina de Châtel and Dylan Newcomb. Between 2005-2013 she danced with Emio Greco | PC. 2007 she was nominated for the “swan most impressive dance performance” in the Netherlands. In 2015 she completed a MA artistic research at the University of Amsterdam with a video work and live performance at the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam.
Suzan is currently responsible for the dance research activities at ICKamsterdam, the development and implementation of the artistic research curriculum for the BA Dance at Codarts and works as coach for the MA Choreography Codarts/Fontys. She completed the third cycle educational programme at DASresearch THIRD and is PhD candidate at PhDArts Leiden University.
Through her work as a dance researcher in professional and educational contexts and as a performing artist, she aims to contribute to the continuous
regeneration and advancement of dance as an autonomous art form and as an invaluable source for embodied knowledge and understanding.