Mariela Nestora makes performances for the stage as well as site-specific and public space projects. She studied Contemporary Dance and Choreography at the London Contemporary Dance School, Biology (B.Sc., Queen Mary and Westfield, U.K.), Human Molecular Genetics (M.Sc. St.Mary’s Medical School, Imperial College, U.K.), the Feldenkrais method (Greece, IFF International Feldenkrais Federation) and Master Theatre practices program at ArtEZ, Holland. She has participated in several artist collectives and occupations, instigated Collective Choreography Project-CCP and the artist-led initiative for the Greek dance scene from stage to page that includes publications of choreographers’ interviews. As movement director in theatre, she has worked on many projects and collaborated with several directors (Greek National Theatre, Athens & Epidaurus Festival, National Theatre of Northern Greece, Municipal Theatre of Patras, Experimental theatre festival Cairo, Patras Cultural Capital, National Theatre of Albania and many others). She taught movement for actors at the Experimental Stage of the Greek National Theatre and at the State Theatre of Northern Greece.