Szeged Contemporary Dance Company

The classical music repertoire of the company consists of theatrical dances based on the works of composers such as Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Bartók, Orff, Eötvös, and the company’s varied repertoire also contains choreographies composed to musical montages. Beside the leading choreographer Tamás Jurionics, several renowned European choreographers created modern art dances for the company. In 1993 they picked up the name Szeged Contemporary Dance Company, with appointing Tamás Juronics as art director and András Pataki as director. Since 2000 the Szeged Contemporary Dance Company is working as an autonomous company in a form of prominently public benefit foundation. Besides their national successes they have won the recognition of the audience and professionals while performing abroad on diverse occasions.The ability of reception and individualization of the contemporary and modern technics, the high quality of the artistic expression based on the technical safety makes the repertoire to be incredibly various, yet unique. Respecting the ‘laws of stage’ is a defining attribute in the shows, so is the using of theatrical means – in the literal sense of the word – that are enhancing the effect and intensity of vision.