Rita Góbi is a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher, who is continuously exploring the styles and languages of dance. Born in Novi Sad, Serbia, graduated at Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. She was a participant of various international dance workshops and residency programs like the US-based OMI DANCE Residency and VARP residency at SE.S.TA-KoresponDance, funded by International Visegrad Foundation. Rita started her career working with several Hungarian-based dance companies (Ballet Pecs, Yvette Bozsik Company, Reka Szabó’s Company -The Symptoms, Natural Art Disasters, Eva Duda Company, L1 Dance Association) and working with the film director Miklos Jancso. In 2006 she founded Gobi Dance Company. Rita is also a dance teacher at Nemes Nagy Ágnes Art Vocational School, and she regularly holds workshops in Hungary and internationally at various festivals.
2017: Special Award at Festival 10 Sentidos in Valencia for her solo dance Volitant; she also received the Golden Cross of Hungarian Cross of Merit.
2015: Best Dance Performer Award in Hungarian Contemporary Dance Category offered by the Hungarian Dance Federation; 2nd prize in Krakow at 3….2....1....Choreography Competition for her piece, Tachyon; 1st prize at Solo&Duo Cologne Dance Festival for the Best Solo Dance for her performance Don't Fuss!
2009: Audience Award, XII. Miniatures International Choreography Competition, Beograd, Serbia.
2004-2005: Viktor Fülöp Fellowship received two times
2003: Most Promising Student –National Dance Federation