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About us

About us
 Dance theatre company STARS' WELL produces and popularizes contemporary dance, site-specific dance, and contemporary theatre. 
There was established Dance support foundation "Zvaigžņu AkA" in 2005, founded by choreographer, director Lilija Lipora. The foundation promotes international contemporary dance, site-specific dance festival VIDES DEJA (2011 -2021), organizes regular dance classes and masterclasses, produces STARS' WELL dance and theatre productions. 
The very first STARS' WELL stage project - dance theatre show "Granddads' Glove" for children, was performed in 2003. The followed projects "Impossible Love" (2004), dance miniature about family life "Weekday" (2006), dance theatre shows "About You, About Me, About Us.." (2007), "Odysseys' Project" (2008), "Spriditis" (2009), "Colours"(2012), "Moving Forward"(2012), "Both" (2013), "About Shadows" (2015), etc.
Dance company STARS'WELL has taken part in international contemporary dance and theatre festivals in Norway, Germany, the Czech Republic, Russia, Turkey, Sweden, and Israel, and in cultural events in Latvia.
 
ASPECTS OF FOUNDATION:
  • Support for dance and dance theatre, promotion of its activity;
  • Organizing of culture, educational and charity events;
  • Support for creative processes and artistic quality;
  • Cooperation with the same kind of organizations.
International experience:
2021 11th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Ligatne, Latvia;
2020 10th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Ligatne and Pinki, Latvia;
2019 AAG2019, Assitej World Artistic Gathering in Kristiansand, Norway;
2019 9th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Riga and Keipene, Latvia;
2018 8th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Luznava, Latvia;
2017 7th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Luznava, Latvia;
2016 6th International Contemporary dance festival VIDES DEJA, Ropaži, Latvia;
2016 11th International Eskishehir Children and youth theatre festival in Turkey
2015 Contemporary dance festival and platform for choreographers "Quinzena de Dança de Almada" in Almada, Portugal. Participation with dance performance "BOTH"; 
2015 5th International Contemporary dance festival "VIDES DEJA", Ropaži, Latvia;
2014 4th International Contemporary dance festival "VIDES DEJA", Ropaži, Latvia;
2014 International Contemporary dance festival "LAIKS DEJOT", Riga;
2013 International Contemporary dance festival "VIDES DEJA 2013", Ropaži, Latvia;
2013  "Sukkot" dance festival in Israel. Participation with dance performances "Colours" and "Both", workshops (contemporary dance and latvian folk dance), experience exchange;
2012  "STOFF"(Stockholm Fringe Fest) in Stockholm, Sweden. Participation with dance performance "COLOURS"(2012);
2012 "Theatre days" of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey; Participation with dance theatre show "Moving Forward", experience exchange;
2012  International Theatre festival "Step by Step" in Rēzekne, Latvia; participation with dance theatre show „Moving Forward”;
2012 Contemporary Dance festival "Time to Dance" in Riga, Latvia; participation with velodance „Follow You”;
2011 7th International Children and Youth theatre festival „Little Ladies, Little Gentelmen” in Ankara, Turkey; Participation with dance theatre show „Odissey’s Project”, experience Exchange, during the festival Lilija Lipora gave masterclasses „Physical training for stage artists”
2010 CID International World Dance congress in Riga, Latvia; Participation with dance miniature „Weekday”
2010 6th Ordu International Youth theatre festival „YES TO ART!” in Turkey, Ordu city; Participation with dance theatre show „Odissey’s Project”
2009 5th Ordu International Youth theatre festival „YES TO ART!” in Turkey, Ordu city; Participation with dance theatre show „About You, about me, about us..”
2008 International Art and culture exchange festival „TransYapit” in Turkey, Istanbul; workshops, experience exchange
2007 International European Culture exchange project, including annual Street theatre festival „Berlin Lacht!” in Berlin, Germany; creative workshops, experience exchange
2007 1th International Youth theatre festival „Tomorrow Begins Today” in Russia, Tula city; Participation with dance teatre show „About You, about me, about us..”; experience exchange
2007 Contemporary Dance festival "Time to Dance" in Riga, Latvia; participation with dance teatre show „About You, About Me, About Us..”;
2006 International experience exchange project „North East Youth Dance Meeting” in Germany, Schtralsund city; Participation with dance theatre show „Impossible Love”; workshops, trainings, experience exchange
2006 Contemporary Dance festival "Time to Dance" in Riga, Latvia.