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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

ANDREAS CONSTANTINOU
BIOGRAPHY


Andreas Constantinou is a performance artist, entrepreneur, and artistic director of HIMHERANDIT PRODUCTIONS and Q&A Studios (Queer Art Studios Aarhus).


Andreas Constantinou graduated from Trinity Laban in 2003 and worked with Punch Drunk as a devising performer creating roles for productions such as Sleep no more and The Fire Bird Ball between 2003-2005. In 2006 Andreas decided to focus primarily on his own artistic practice and founded the company HIMHERANDIT. He has toured his artistic work extensively under the companies name in theatres and festivals throughout Europe.


Between 2013-2018 he created THE GENDER HOUSE PROJECTS: a series of 9 artistic chapters that tackled themes of gender, sexuality and identity from different artistic perspectives. Several of these performances won and were nominated for numerous awards and were selected as Aerowaves top twenty dance works. In 2018 Andreas founded THE GENDER HOUSE QUEER ARTS FESTIVAL and between 2019-2021 created the award-winning performances of MASS EFFECT & CHAMPIONS.


Most Andreas has opened Q&A Studios (Queer Art Studios Aarhus) a queer arts residency center for local, national and international queer artists.

 

Andreas was an established dance teacher and lecturer between 2003-2013. He was the Head of Contemporary Dance Division at Klassiski Listdansskolinn, Reykjavik, Iceland from 2006 – 2009, and taught at Laban, The Place and Iceland Academy of the arts. He was Head of the Dance at Performers House, Denmark between 2009 - 2013.