Lenio Kaklea was born in Athens in 1985.
She graduates from the State School of Contemporary Dance in Athens (SSCD), the CNDC in Angers (FAC) and completes the program SPEAP, a master on experimentation in arts and politics directed by Bruno Latour at Sciences Po, Paris.
As a performer she collaborates with Alexandra Bachzetsis, Gerard & Kelly, Claudia Triozzi, François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea, Emmanuelle Huynh, Boris Charmatz, Moser & Schwinger, Fanny de Chaillé, Laure Bonicel and Hela Fattoumi & Eric Lamoureux.
Since 2009, she develops choreographic projects like Matter of Act (2009), Fluctuat nec Mergitur (2010), Arranged by Date (2012), Deux • L (2013) in collaboration with Lucinda Childs, Margin Release f/f (2015) and Arranged by Date, A Guided Tour (2016). Her work has been presented in institutions and festivals such as the Centre Pompidou, ImpulsTanz, Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Quartz-Scène National de Brest, Latitudes Contemporaines and La Ménagerie de Verre.
As an invited curator at DansFabrik festival, Quartz-Scène Nationale de Brest, in 2016 she presents Iris, Alexandra, Mariela, Katerina et moi, a focus on contemporary female choreographic production in Athens.
In 2017, she collaborates as a choreographer with Joris Lacoste and L’Encyclopédie de la Parole on the creation of
Suite N°3. The same year, she’s invited to participate in Phenomenon 2, a Biennial in the Aegean island of Anafi, Greece, organised by Iordanis Kerenidis and Piergiorgio Pepe.
Production and touring management: Teresa Acevedo