Beatrix Simkó is a Hungarian dancer, choreographer and media artist. Graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest as a media designer. She spent eight years with the Hungarian Eva Duda Dance Company, during which time she began to create her own performance and media works. In 2015 she earned a grant from the Theatertreffen International Forum in Berlin. In recent years she has worked in many international theatre and dance collaborations, in Bern Schlachthaus Theatre, in München Rodeo Festival, in Berlin Künstlerhaus Bethanien and at Ballhaus Ost. Since 2016 she has been performing her contemporary dance duet #Orpheus#Eurydice at Vígszínház Budapest and awarded with the Grand Prize at Festival of Dance 2018 in Hungary. Her multimedia dance piece Long time no see! was selected in the Festival d'Avignon Sujets à Vif program in 2018 and in Aerowaves twenty19 Spring Forward Festival. She is one of the selected artists of Creative Crossroads by Life Long Burning for two years.
She is currently based in Hamburg and Budapest.
photo: Daniel Dömölky