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TÍMEA MADAY KINGA
Founder of THE NEW DANCE COMPANY
Former dancer of Rosas, Hofesh Shechter, Cirque du Soleil, Gangaray Dance Company
Head of Foundation for Contemporary Dance Art
Founder of Gangaray Youth Ensemble the Artistic Program
For 10 years - Principal dancer of Gangaray Dance Company
Best Contemporary Female dancer of Hungary 2020
Best performer award - XXII. International Contemporary Fetival 2020.
Best Choreography – Short waves Festival 2012.
Best Choreography - XV. International Dance Festival Veszprém - 2012.
Fülöp Viktor Scholarship winner of Best Contemporary Female Dancer of Hungary 2011.
Fringe Best Choreographer award 2011
Tímea started as a folk dancer, by studying at the department of folk dance and stage dance of the Hungarian Dance Academy. She spent almost 9 years abroad and as of today she is 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), founded by the world-famous Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker of the Rosas Company. She worked with David Hernandez, and was a founding member of Hofesh Shechter Dance Company and she worked with Cirque du Soleil's performance 'Zaia' 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, repertoire, 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. For the past 10 years, she was the principal dancer and guest choreographer of Gangaray Dance Company. In 2012 she founded Gangaray Youth Ensemble the Artistic Program and from 2023 Tímea is the Artistic Director of The New Dance Company.
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