TÍMEA KINGA MADAY

Founder of Gangaray Artistic Program / Choreographer / Performer

She started as a folk dancer, attended the the department of folk dance and stage dance of the

Hungarian Dance Academy. She spent almost 9 years abroad and as of today she one of the defining

figures of Hungarian contemporary dance art. From 2002 she studied and worked at P.A.R.T.S.

(Performing Arts Research and Training Studio), attended by world-famous Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

of the Rosas Company and David Hernandez, and was a founding member of Hofesh Shechter Dance

Company. She started working on Cirque du Soleil's performance 'Zaia' in 2007 as a character dancer.

After completing her studies abroad, she was invited to festivals as a performer and choreographer: 

London Resolution Festival, EDIT International Dance Film Fesztivál, Trafó Színház - Inspiráció Fesztivál, OZORA, Sziget Fesztivál, Solo Dance and Duo International Festival Prague, 20-20 Interarts' solo festival of Montreal. She worked with Balázs Kovalik, Andrzej Bubien and Falk Richter. She teaches Aikido partnering, repertoires, performing arts and release techniques. In 2011 she was awarded the Viktor Fülöp Dance Scholarship and in 2020 she received the "best female dancer" award. In recent years, she has been a regular guest at foreign projects and schools, where she also works as a creative teacher and lecturer. (P.A.R.T.S., PARTS Summer School, CCN- Balett de Lorranie , Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen, ect.) She is the founder of the Foundation for Contemporary Dance Art and the managing director of COTEDA Nonprofit Kft. She is a founding member of the Gangaray Artistic Program professional creative workshop, the Bethlen Dance Workshop intensive summer development program, and the G.I.T.T. improvisational dance theatre as well.