Sylvia Hanff -a butoh pioneer in Poland and one of the most widely recognized Polish butoh dancers. I have studied with the greatest masters (Ko Murobushi, Carlotta Ikeda, Yoshito Ohno, Daisuke Yashimoto, Atsushi Takenouchi, Kan Katsura). I have an M.A. in philosophy, with a theoretical background in theatre
anthropology. I am a choreographer, director, dance therapist, kundalini yoga teacher, labyrinth facilitator and cultural manager. I have also studied Western and Eastern, contemporary and ancient techniques of body control. The practice of meditation is a crucial element of my training. I was an actress in the Warsaw Mime Theatre, and worked with the National Theatre and National Opera. The founder of Limen Butoh Theatre, I currently work with independent street and physical theatres. I am featured in The Body Revolving Stage. New Dance in New Poland, by Jadwigi Majewskia and in Present with the Body. The technique of Polish Buto dancers by Magdalena Zamorska. She was scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.