Vasso Giannakopoulou is a choreοgrapher and dance artist based in Athens, Greece. She studied dance at the professional schools of D. Grigoriadou, at the State School of dance and at the Performing Arts Center from where she graduated. Being constantly inspired by motion, she has dedicated herself to the research of the human body and this is what led her to her later studies on the Feldenkrais method.
Since 1990 her career has been enriched with her participation in international productions and teaching of contemporary dance. In 2003 she started her career as choreographer presenting her work “Night Mirror” in the International Dance Festivals of Athens and Kalamata. She co-founded with light designer Tassos Palaioroutas “Dalika Dance Theater” in 2004.
Her work and projects have been presented internationally and have been supported by the Ministry of Culture of Greece.
She colaborated with D. Papaioannou and formed part of his choreographic team in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games 2004 and in the opening ceremony of the first European Games in Baku /Azerbaijan 2015.
She is a founding member of the Dance Association of Greece, “Syndesmos Chorou”, a group of Greek choreographers with which they have carried out and presented a series of actions, and performancesat the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Kalamata International Dance Festival, in theaters and events throughout Greece.
Αs a certified Feldenkrais practitioner has been regularly teaching group and individual Feldenkrais classes in Athens and Syros Island and organizes seminars worldwide