Hack Ballet is a contemporary ballet company that creates thought provoking performances for theatrical and non theatrical spaces. We blend classical ballet and contemporary dance techniques to create athletic, lyrical dance with a focus on social issues. The company’s mission is to present a strong aesthetic vision of the world as it is and as it could be – celebrating diversity and equality, tradition and orginality.
Natalia Iwaniec was born in Poland and is now a freelance dancer and teacher based in Europe. She finished her Master’s in Theatre in Cracov and completed her degree in dance at the Dance College in Wrocław in Poland.As a dancer she has collaborated with choreographers such as Yasmeen Godder, Iwona Olszowska, Ella Ben-Aharon, Rhiannon Faith and others. In 2014 she created "instantaNEO" with Valeria D'Amico. The project was based on research between dance and photography. Natalia became a qualified teacher of Gaga in August 2012. Since then she is travelling all over Europe and Israel to teach gaga.
Kuan-Yu Chen (Taiwan) and Marie Chabert (France) are independent dance artists with international collaborating experiences who recently started sharing artistic ideas together. They are interested in audience interaction and reaction, improvisation score, site-specific, challenging conventions and some laugh.
Ruby and Yanaëlle are London-based freelance dance artists who have been working together since 2014. They graduated from London Contemporary Dance School in 2015 and subsequently took a one-year choreography course at Siobhan Davies Dance. Yanaëlle joined MoveMe Dance in March 2017. Since June, MoveMe and Elizabeth House have been supporting them in the creation of this new duet.