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Petra Valentić

Petra Valentić, a dancer from Zagreb. After graduated from School of Contemporary Dance Ana Maletić and School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb she moved to the Netherlands where she continued her dance education at the Rotterdam Dance Academy CODARTS where she graduated in 2009. In CODARTS she got the chance to collaborate and learn from many different artists and pedagogues such as Anouk van Dijk, Jack Gallagher, Krisztina de Chatel,  and in the ensamble Meekres Uitgesproken Dans. As a choreographer  she introduced herself with "Zabawne Zabawki do Zabawy", made in collaboration with fellow students from CODARTS at the 26th Dance Week festival in Zagreb in 2009 and with "Syren" at the Croatian Dance Platform of young choreographers in 2010. 
Between 2011 and 2013 she works between Zagreb and Berlin; she collaborates with Massimiliano Volpini in "My name is nobody" (Music Bienalle Zagreb), Igor Kirov in ”He he helium”, Marinela Senatore “Intermezzo Opera”, Pauline Swiecanska ”The Women” and in several projects of Croatian artists Katarina Đurđević with whom she continues to collaborate until today. 
She became a member of ZPA in 2012.
In 2014. she was nominated for Best female dancer from Croatian Performing Arts Association Awards, for a role in “Anything“ (Daniel Abreu, 2013.)
In 2017. she became president of The Association of Professional Dance Artists "PULS" (UPPU "PULS").