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Laisvie Andrea Ochoa is a Colombian-Lithuanian choreographer, inclusive dance expert, and video artist. She is the leader of “ConCuerpos", the pioneer inclusive dance company in Colombia where a mix of dancers come together to develop artistic, educational, and research projects. She studied Psychology and a Specialization in Multimedia Creation in Colombia and the Master in Choreography COMMA (CODARTS / Fontys) in the Netherlands. Laisvie has directed dance works in Colombia, Argentina, and The Netherlands. Currently, her main creative exploration is multimedia performance, involving live video projection, while maintaining the values she developed in her inclusive dance practice: work from subjectivity, develop bodily intelligence from a state of listening and find creative freedom from the abundance of imagination. Laisvie addresses political and human issues in her works, with a broad understanding of dance. At the moment she moves between Colombia and the Netherlands, continuing her work with ConCuerpos, being a dance teacher for Arabesque and DCU, and a maker.

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