Repertoire & Lady of the camellias



For an outstanding work in recent years, for creating a perfect role to portrait the Lady of the Camellias and as an incentive for creating and dancing in her future career, the City Council of the Municipality Celje awarded Mojca Majcen.


Mojca Majcen is a dancer and ballerina, who started to dance as a young girl. In 1998 she graduated with honors from the National Ballet Conservatory Maribor. During her educational period she danced several classical ballets in the Slovenian National Theatre Maribor. After graduation she continued her dance education abroad (Budapest, St. Petersburg, Scotland, Vienna, Netherlands). In 2000, she joined the association of the Dance Theatre Igen, where she focused on modern dance techniques and its integration with the theater. In 2009 she was promoted to a soloist of Dance Theatre Igen, during her engagement to Igen she participated in several full-length dance performances, and danced in numerous dance festivals abroad.


As a dancer and a member of Dance Theatre Igen she has received numerous international awards:
  • First prize at the Choreographic Miniatures in 2000 in Belgrade
  • Second Prize and Special Jury Prize at Tokyo Dance Platform
  • Jarmila Jerabkova third prize award in Prague
  • more awards in the competition of young dancers OPUS

Mojca Majcen is a modern ballerina with an incredible power of physical expression, strong performing and acting skills. Her dance expression is conquering stages and the audience around the world and promoting the Celje and the Slovenian culture far beyond our borders. Her talent for dancing is not only seen on stage, but she transfers her knowledge to young dancers. In the past two years, Mojca Majcen has, as a choreographer and a dancer, created an dance and theater performance Lady of the Camellias. The performance has toured in many major international festivals, within the invitation of the renowned dance artist 2010 it was presented at the Venice Biennale and in the finals of international competitions in Poland.

Without doubt Mojca Majcen is one of the most distinctive dancers from Slovenia, her virtuosity and passion for dancing will help her to dance in the future on many world stages and will continue to promote the Celje and the Slovenian culture.

With love, IGGY and IGEN board.


  • Theatre Tartini Piran Slovenia 1. – 6.8.2009
  • Narodni dom Celje  5. – 11.11.2009
  • 4th International Sergei Diaghilev Competition of Choreographic Art – December 2009 in The Grand Theatre in Łódź, Poland (selectors and jury: VLADIMIR MALAKHOV (artistic director of Staatsballet Berlin), OLIVIER PATEY (former principal dancer of Opera Paris) and LARISA BARYKINA (artistic director of International ballet and contemporary dance, Russia)
  • Den Haag – Netherlands 25. – 27.11 2009
  • National home of  Celje  municipality, Celje, Slovenia 25. – 28.3.2010
  • “Last minute jazz festival” Bale Vale – Croatia, 3. – 4.08.2010
  • Theatre Tartini Piran, Slovenia 5. –  8.5.2010
  • 13. Teaterfest Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 23. –  26. 05. 2010
  • Bienalle di Danza Venezia, 7th International Festival of Contemporary Dance Venezia, Marathon of the unexpected, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale in Venice, 12.06. 2010 (selector: Ismael Ivo)
  • Open jazz festival, Bale Vale Croatia, 3. – 4.8.2010
  • Theatre Tartini Piran, Slovenia, 5. – 10.8.2010
  • 18th Quinzena de Dança de Almada – Contemporary Dance Festival , 16 – 18.09. 2010
  • Rabat & Casablanca – Film festival, 24 – 30.09.2010
  • FINTDAZ Chille, International festival for theatre and dance, 23. – 31.10. 2010
  • The XXIII International festival of modern choreography The IFMC 2010 Competition, 24 – 29.11.2010 Vitebsk -Republic Belarus
  • International dance theatre festival, 4 – 11. 02. 2011 – Alexandria, Egipt
  • Narodni dom Celje  24. – 27.03.2011
  • 29. april 2011 – SNG Maribor, Ob svetovnem dnevu plesa snemanje predstave za RTS in EPK 2012
  • Los Angeles, Santa Barbara – USA, 15. – 27.06. 2011 (SB – ADaPT Festival PDF)
  • Beijing ballet and choreography wordl competition – China, 7. – 18.07.2011
  • HIGH FEST International Performing Arts Festival 2011, which preliminary will take place on 1. – 10. October 2011 in Yerevan, Armenia
  • Theatre Tartini Piran Slovenia – 16.-20. avgust 2011
  • and, and . . .

“30 years on the world stages”