Sanita Duka is performance artist with a background of experimental theatre field. Studied management in the Latvian Academy of Music, philosphy in the University of Latvia, did post graduated studies in the Laboratory of Stage Arts holded by IUGTE. Recently interest focus is drawn to the subject of visual communication and the scene of contemprorary performance art. 

Selected Performances & Productions

“Linked”, duo performance with Ilze Mazpane, 2019

“MyShelf”, solo performance, 40 min., Riga, H206, 2019

“Too Dark to be Shy”, happening-performance in festival Cross Attic, Prague, 2018

“Shoes to Choose”, performance in festival Perform or NOT, vol2, Tallinn, 2017

“My job’s place”, theatre project, Culture Centre “Kaņepe”, 2015

“Breaking the Waves”, educational project for resocialization of prisoners, 2014.

“I also want this”, theatre project with students of Latvian Academy of Culture, 2013

“[Garden]”, Forum Theatre project, Interactive Theatre Studio "LAIVA", 2011

"Internal reflections", performance-structured improvisation, Laboratory of Stage Arts, 2009

"Unwell: non-me", performance, Laboratory of Stage Arts, 2008

M. Pavič "Glass Snail", theatre-studio “AKA”, the 2006

"Etude" after A.P. Chekhov's play "Three Sisters" motives, theatre-studio “AKA” 2005

"We play Shakespeare's Pericle”, theatre-studio “AKA”, 2004. The show was nominated for amateur theater review "The Spectacle of 2004 "

"EXCILE" performance by A. Camus's novel "The Stranger" motives, theatre-studio “AKA”, 2003

A. Upīts "The Mother-in-Law", theatre-studio “AKA”, the 2001

"Riga - my love", performance, Children and Youth Centre "Kurzeme", 2000

Selected Festivals & Conferences

Performance Art Bergen festival PAB Open, Bergen, Norway, 2019

Riga Performance Festival “Starptelpa” (Space In-Between), workshop & open session, Riga, 2018, 2019

Riga Performance Days, participant of the workshop, 2017.

12th International Festival of Making Theater, workshop leader, Athens, Greece, 2016

Research Laboratory "INSIDE". Artistic Directors Modris Tenisons, Viktor Janson. Laboratory of Stage Arts, Riga, 2005-2006.

International theater festival "Golden Lion", Lviv, Ukraine, 2004.

International conference "Commonwealth theater meeting" in Moscow, A. Vassiliev's School of Dramatic Art. Moscow, Russia, 2001, 2003

Mediterranean Festival of Youth Theater, Session 2, Ariana, Tunisia, 2002.

International University Theatre Meeting in Liege, Belgium, 2001.

International University Student Theatre Forum "Shakespeare 2000", Vilnius, Lithuania, 2001.

International workshop 'Hotel Europa' within the 6th East European-German Off-Theatre Festival, Potsdam, Germany, 1999.