Dancer, creator, performer rooted in folklore, working in the contemporary field.
Viktoria Kohalmi is a dancer, performer, choreographer and dance pedagogue. She completed her studies as a Hungarian folk dancer, and then obtained her master degree as a modern dance teacher at the Hungarian Dance Academy. After that she immersed into the contemporary dance scene first in Hungary, then in Spain and Germany.
Her work is based on groundedness, uses weight and gravity as one of the main motors to gain fluidity, lightness and dynamics. During the years, her curiosity and interest in other cultures’ traditions allowed her to be introduced to Yoga, Butoh, Capoeira and other nations’ folk dances as well. As a result, her work is influenced not only by Hungarian folk dance, but many distinct heritage, finding her own language in this merge of movement traditions.