Anna Konjetzky & Co

Viviana Defazio

Viviana Defazio was born in Trani(Bari) – Italy.

She has received her degree at the Folkwang University in Essen – Germany in 2005 and at the same time she is being working with different choreographers like Samir Akika/Unusual Symptom, Norbert Steinwarz, Kuo-Chu Wu and Leandro Kess.

In 2006 she was part of Theatre of Kassel as guest dancer directed from Johannes Wieland.

Since 2007 she is working as freelancer with Neuer Tanz Company Dusseldorf, Luzerner Theater and with choreographers like Anna Konjetzky, Romeo Castellucci, Davide Camplani, Jo Fabian, Angie Hiesl, Martha Hincapie/Periferic Bogota, Michael Purucker, Allora/Calzadilla.

In 2009 she started to create in collaboration with her siter her own works like “Il piano del tempo” and I´ve got you under my skin”, produced from Lucern theatre, Tanzhaus Zürich and Artblau Braunschweig and was invited to different Festivals like EisFabrik/Hannover, Ammutinamenti Festival/Ravenna, Duett-Fuhrt Biennale, /Apart/duett Festival and 100°/Sophiensäle.

In the last years of her work and research, she has been influenced from the practice of Body Weather.

Sahra Huby


Sahra Huby was born in Brussels where she studied dance and movement. She learned physical theater at the school “Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Lassaad” (method of J.Lecoq) and studied butoh and Bodyweather in Belgium, Holland and France. Between 2004 and 2006 she pursued a contemporary dance training at the Etage Berlin. Since April 2006 she work as freelance dancer, mainly in the company of Anna Konjetzky, but also with several other choreographer (like Ismael Ivo, Heike Hennig, Louise Chardon, Jo Fabian…). In november 2009 she won the competition “das beste deutsche Tanzsolo”, with the piece “Elephantengedächtniss” (choreographed by A.Konjetzky). In her dance research, influenced by butoh and contemporary dance, she works on extreme body qualities, and systems of thought and motion, searching for an open and complexe body. She works also in the field of fine arts, researching on the encounter of dance and drawing.