Mate Meszaros

 Photo: Yaniv Cohen

Photo: Yaniv Cohen

Máté Mészáros is born in Hungary and studied dance at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. During his studies he joined the Szeged Contemporary Dance Company, the lead contemporary dance ensemble in Hungary. He received several prizes during the four years that he performed with this company; the Keresztes Mária prize (1999), the prize for the best male dancer at the 4th National Art Fesztival (2001) and the Zoltan Imre prize (2002).

 

In the spring of 2003 Máté joined Carte Blanche, the Norwegian National Company of Contemporary Dance, and in 2004 he danced with the experimental Spanish dance company Lanònima Imperial. He also created two pieces of his own; Rush (2001) and Vossa Jass(2006).

 

Máté joined Ultima Vez for NewBlack 2009. Mate has been working with Ina in several productions with Carte Blanche and is dancing in AGAIN and in The Guest, that premiered January 2015.

 

Since 2010 his focus next to dancing is on creating his own works such as OneManCrowd 2010, 4Monologs, UnknownKingdom, and his latest full-length piece HINOKI from 2014.