by Mary Szydlowska
Timothy Nouzak, B.A. (*1996) from Vienna, Austria (AT) and Houston, Texas (US) is a young performance maker based in Brussels (BE). He started out with classical ballet at the Vienna State Opera Ballet School. At the age of 16, he had the opportunity to start his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in "Contemporary and Classical Dance" at the Music and Arts University of Vienna, where he graduated at the age of 19.
Since 2016, he is based in Brussels, Belgium and currently enrolled in a post graduate research programme called STUDIOS – designed for young makers at P.A.R.T.S. – Performing Arts Research and Training Studios under the direction of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.
In the past years he performed with Shelley Senter/Trisha Brown “Set and Reset/Reset” at ImPulsTanz Festival (AT), P.A.R.T.S./Rosas “Somnia” at Kunstenfestivaldesarts (BE), Rosas “Drumming” at CN D during Festival d'Automne de Paris (FR), Gerard&Kelly “Reusable Parts/Endless Love” during Festival Camping Asia, in Taipei (TW), Ivo Dimchev “Avoiding deLIFEath” at ImPulsTanz Festival (AT), Anton Lachky “Golden Jumpers” at CCB-Bleiburg Festival (SK), Sukina Abdul Noor “Duality” at Passa Porta Festival (BE), Phoebe Berglund “Static” at Boghossian Foundation/ Villa Empain (BE), Willi Dorner “Living Room” at Sonnwendviertel (AT), ”WHATWEARE”/SubsTanz, S. Giorgio Festival Udine (IT). In 2017 he was invited by filmmaker/regisseur Tina Leisch to co-choreograph “Traiskirchen”, a political performance work for 48 performers from various backgrounds in the frame of “Wiener Festwochen” at Volkstheater Wien. He works around the question, how signifier (re-) present themselves in movement and how our social environment is enacted through our shared, collective physical memories. In the past he received project fellowship awards for work in Reggio Emilia (IT) by Agora/ Michele Merola and Enrico Morelli as well as the “Darrel Toulon Stipendium” of int. Bühnenwerkstatt by Ursula Gigler- Gausterer. Recently, in December 2019, he finished a 6 week residency programme at “Taipei Artist Village (TAV)” in Taiwan. During January/February 2020, he was part of an exchange project in Senegal together with 20 young makers from different parts of Africa, Europe and the US at École des Sables, Senegal.