Talking with Sanja Tropp Frühwald – Faces of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

Part 11 of our Interview Series with Delegates at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

Sanja Tropp Frühwald studied Contemporary Dance at the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD). She has collaborated with numerous artists and, in 2007, she founded the VRUM Performing Arts Collective and worked as the Collective’s Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Director on over 20 productions, some of which have been performed internationally. In 2009, Sanja founded the annual Festival Dani Suvremenog Plesa in Varazdin in Croatia. A member of the Nomad Dance Academy Croatia she was also, between 2012 and 2014, a resident artist for the Fresh Tracks Europe network. She co-founded Kliker, the first Croatian network for the development of Contemporary Dance for Young Audiences, in 2013 and has been the recipient of numerous awards.

Hana Holloway is an experienced young American educator and theatre artist. Her passion for writing, puppetry, and devising theatre has led her to diverse opportunities in the Performing Arts. She was invited to be a Porter Fellow for the 2019 Theatre for Young Audiences USA conference and was accepted into the apprentice company for the 2017 Williamstown Theatre Festival. She is now a Programme Director for ​‘Lights, Camera, Learn!​‘, a nonprofit that educates and empowers children through the art of filmmaking which has recently brought her to Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, and Dubai. Hana sees theatre as a transformative art form that has the power to impact change in the world. ///// Andreas Fredriksen is a Photographer and Cinematographer based in Kristiansand. He holds a bachelor degree in Literature, Film, and Theatre from the University of Agder and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Drama and Theatre.