Contemporary dance / Dancer
Mata Sakka was born in Larisa, Greece, she traveled from Athens to New York with scholarship from the state scholarship foundation of Greece (Y.K.I) and finally lives and works in Berlin for the last 14 years. She has performed works amongst others, by Omada Edafus-Papaioannou, MS Schrittmacher, Jan Pusch, Cocoon dance, La Fura dels Baus, Ingo Reulecke, Davide Camplani, Felix Ruckert in New York and in various cities worldwide.
She has been dancing for the Sasha Waltz & Guests company since 2005.
As a choreographer she created works, that were presented in New York, Bonn, Athens, Potsdam and Berlin.
Mata followed through workshops improvisation teachers like Julyen Hamilton, Rosalind Crisp, Jeremy Nelson, amongst others and improvises dances regularly in Berlin with different musicians and movers in venues like Freistill- Tanz Fabrik, Korsobad, Club der polnische Versager, etc.
Together with Jung Sun Kim, she organised “inc.lusive” a multidisciplinary gathering in Dock 11, Berlin, in June 2015.
- Dance Company of the Gerhart Hauptmann-Theatre Görlitz-Zittau
- Sasha Waltz & Guests