Peter Jasko (Slovakia)

peter jasko Peter Jasko was born in Liptovsky Mikulasin (Slovakia) 1982. He took his first dance classes at the folk dance company Dumbier Slovakia, where he stayed for 11 years.  From 1996 to 2001, Peter studied and graduated at the Conservatory J.L. Bella of dance, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. He continued his higher education at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Bratislava before entering at the international school of dance P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels (2002), under the direction of Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker.
His professional experience ranges from dancing with different international artists and companies such as Zuzana Hajkova, Opera Banska Bystrica, ASpO, Company Roberto Olivan, OXOXOX – Juri Konjar, G. Barberio Corsetti & Fatou Traore, Company Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (for the creation of “Myth” in 2007), Anton Lachky company (“Mind a gap” in 2014). Peter is collaborating with David Zambrano since 2001 as performer, and as assistant for his classes and workshops: “Rabbit project”, “3 flies went out at noon”, “12 flies went out at noon”, “Soul project”, “Morning Dogs Dancing Day Piggy Night” (Brazil, as assistant), “MA-ZA-DA-MA” (Brazil). In 2001 and 2005, he participated in the danceWEB Scholarship Programme at the ImPulsTanz festival. Peter is teaching since 2002 and gained his experience from teaching in many dance studios, dance and circus schools and companies in 30 countries in the world such a Belgium, Slovakia, Czech republic, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Slovenia, Switzerland, Russia, Germany, Austria, Costa Rica, Canada, Congo, Sweden, New York, Brazil, Argentina, India a.o.
He created several pieces: “Nurofen” 1999, “Sextet” 2001; “4 seasons” for the Torino Circus School Flick (2006) and for R. Magro, ESAC in Brussels (2009), “Shared Night” (2012) in collaboration with Milan Herich, “Solo2009” (2013), “Magda clan” (2013), “City lights” for the Tilburg Dance Academy (2013), “7 brothers” for Norrdans (2014), “Oxymoron” (2014), “Spring Quartet” (2015) in collaboration with Simon Thierree and Florencia Demestri, “Nejsem Sam”- a project for 400 seniors from 70 years of age onwards (2015). Close Future projects are: “Into the void” – working title, in collaboration with Clara Furey, (2015) and “At least forever” in collaboration with David Zambrano (2015).
Peter Jasko is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created “Opening Night” (2007), “Journey Home” (2009), “The Koncert” (2010) and “Fragments” (2012).