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JÓZSEF HÁMOR

Artistic director / Choreographer / Performer

In 1994, he graduated as a folk dancer, finishing his studies at the department of folk dance and stage dance of the Hungarian Dance Academy. He started his career in Mecsek Folk Dance Ensemble, later he became a member of Hungarian Festival Ballet, Experidance, Compagnie Pál Frenák, Strike Theatre, Budapest Dance Theatre and Miskolc Dance Theatre.

He has worked with several companies as a guest artist, he was invited to choreograph together with Tamás Juronics at Szeged Contemporary Dance Company.

He is a multiple winner of the Viktor Fülöp Scholarship.

He has been choreographing since 2002, in 2004 he founded his own company, Gangaray Dance Company.

In the fall of 2005, he started to work in MU Terminal as a teacher and professional manager, and he created many choreographies for their evening shows.

He is a well-known contemporary dance master, he regularly teaches his own technique at companies and schools throughout the country and at major dance courses of Budapest.

In 2007, he was awarded as The best male dancer of the season.

In 2010, he received the Gyula Harangozó Award, which was followed by the Imre Zoltán Award two years later.

​Since 2006, he had been teaching as the permanent training leader at the Central Europe Dance Theatre for 7 years. Together with Tímea Maday Kinga, he is a founder of Gangaray Artistic Program.

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