VERTA VOKTIS

(ver-ta vok-tis) from Lithuanian
(v) worth trying to understand

Verta Voktis explores avant-garde ways of creating visual art, from physical theatre to film, photography and installations. Each production has a unique visual identity and distinctive musical score. The work aims to resonate with our deepest desires, fears and subconscious mind, sentiments we rarely access in our every day lives. We leave space for quiet interpretation and personal connection to our stories.

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Erika Sviderskyte

Erika is the Artistic Director and founder of Verta Voktis. She was born in Lithuania, where she found love for contemporary dance and theatre. She later moved to London where she trained at East 15 Acting School and started her acting career as well as creating her own work.

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ASSOCIATE ARTIST

NINA Frantzeskaki

Nina is an actress, a dancer and a writer originally from Greece. After graduating East 15 Acting School, she co-founded Y-Axis Theatre company, producing three shows that showcased on the Camden and Edinburgh fringe festivals. Her latest credits include 360°, an original show that she wrote and had its professional debut at the Hope Theatre last year.

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MUSIC ASSOCIATE

MICHAEL CREAN

Michael is a musician and an actor, trained in Composition and Jazz Piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and at East 15 Acting School. Michael has written music for films screened at BFI, BAFTA and London Fashion Week, and for theatre at Shaftesbury Theatre, CLF Art Cafe, Vault Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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ASSOCIATE ARTIST

Gabrielle Emily AiDulis

Gabrielle is a contemporary dancer from Lithuania. She studied dance in Kaunas Choreography School as well as ArtEZ University in Netherlands. She worked with companies and directors such as Ann van Den Broek, Dance Theatre AURA , Caroline Finn and Noa Shadur.