09 Apr 2019

“Cinderella? No, thanks!”: a performance by Motus Dance Company (April 9-15, 2019)

“Cinderella? No, thanks!”:  a performance by Motus Dance Company

Using the age-old tale of Cinderella as a point of departure, Motus dance company is performing an original piece of movement composition. The archetypical heroine is transformed into a symbol for challenging stereotypes, asserting her self-sufficiency without hoping for miracles or a prince ex machina.

With the support of “Athens World Book Capital 2018” of the City of Athens*, Motus dance company will give four performances at the Hellenic American Union on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, 9 April 2019, at 20:00
  • Thursday, 11 April 2019, at 20:00
  • Friday, 12 April 2019, at 20:00
  • Monday, 15 April 2019, at 20:00

Each performance will be followed by an open discussion with the audience, during which the members of Motus dance company will discuss their research and work method.


Choreographical Concept and Performance: Vassia Zorbali, Eva Bournia, Eleonora Spyropoulou, Evi Psaltou

Music Editor: Harry-Chris Stamatopoulos

Costume Design: Stamatia Megla

Stage Design: Motus Dance Company

Design of Print Material: Kostas Beveratos

Pulses Supplied by: Greek Supermarkets Sklavenitis S.A.

The performance is organized by Hellenic American College/Hellenic American University in cooperation with the Hellenic American Union.

With the support  city of athens logo

*Athens World Book Capital 2018 is made possible thanks to its donors and contributors. Major Donor is Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Gold Donors are John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation and Core SA. Donors are Onassis Foundation, Welfare Foundation for Social & Cultural Affairs, Laskaridis Foundation and Greek Collecting Society for Literary Works (OSDEL). Valuable contributors are Aegean Airlines, Athens International Airport, and Urban Rail Transport SA (STASY).


Venue: Kennedy Gallery, Hellenic American Union, 22 Massalias Street, Kolonaki

Start Date: 09/04/2019

End Date: 15/04/2019

Starting Time: 20:00

Language: Greek

Admission Fee: Admission is free of charge

Image: “Cinderella? No, thanks!”: a performance by Motus Dance Company