Anna Bragagnolo

Anna Bragagnolo

Italy – CSC

After her musical studies at the Conservatory “A. Steffani, Castelfranco V.to, she graduated in Technical Arts and Media at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice. She began her training in theatre and dance in 1997 working immediately with national and international masters and knowing important realities of the theater. From 2001 to 2013 she has been collaborating as dancer, performer and choreographer with Anagoor Contemporary Theater Company winning with the company several prizes (*Jeug-, Anagoor – Extra Finalist Prize 2008; Tempesta, Anagoor – Scenario Special Mention Prize 2009, Off / Teatro Stabile del Veneto Finalist Prize 2010; L.I.Lingua Imperii, Anagoor – Hystrio Castel dei Mondi Prize 2013, Worldwide Competition for new Opera and Music Theatre 2015). From 2013 she is a dancer and performer for Alessandro Sciarroni in the Folk’s project and in the same year she received the Città Impresa Award for her talent, skills and commitment in the field of performing arts. At the same time she enriches her education by deepening her study and the search for a new way of placing herself within the educational experience and the processes of knowledge of the child and of the adult through the movement of the body as a form of communication and relationship.
Trained as Atelierista of movement at the Loris Malaguzzi International Center and the National Foundry of Dance / Aterballetto of Reggio Emilia, works with educational projects in primary and dance schools. (Creative Europe- European School Brussels 1)
Educationial Performer for the project read for Dancing dedicated to children’s theater, deepens her training taking part in the work tables dedicated to children’s dance during the Y Generation festival – the language of dance. In 2014 she was selected for the project You Do not Know how lucky you are / Alessandro Sciarroni in Mondo Novo / Biennale Danza and for the European project E-motional rethinking dance / Cosmin Manolescu at the center of choreographic creation Banannefabrik, Luxembourg. In 2015 she took part in the project AIR Artist In Residence Project / Project Alessandro Sciarroni and Hong Kong Arts Festival.In 2016 she took part in the Blooming Island project / Johnson kitt project, Asipka Theater Group & Aila Cooperativa, Andros, Cyclades Islands Greece. In the same year she began and completed the training course “Teaching course Dance Well” and the training course Handling with Care between nature, art and care at Arte Sella.
From 2017 she is teacher of the project Dance Well – research and movement for the parkinson.
Also in 2017 she was selected for the highly professionalized Dance Maker, aimed at dance artists.In 2018 she collaborated in creative support for the show “Oro – L’arte di resistere” by Francesca Foscarini commissioned by CSC – Center for the contemporary scene for the dancers of the Dance Well project.
Currently she is part of the collective Dance Makers winner of the Open – Creation Contemporary Award 2018, and she is involved in the European project Migrant Bodies – moving borders, a project that aims to develop an international and shared research, focused on the identification, development and experimentation of innovative actions and relevant to the inclusion of refugees and migrants through dance and movement initiatives.
She works between Italy and Europe.

Andrea Rampazzo

Andrea Rampazzo

Italy – CSC

Andrea Rampazzo is a dance artist based in Italy. In 2011 he attended Arsenale della Danza – Centro di perfezionamento della Danza Contemporanea – in Venice Biennale where he had the chance to deepen his knowledge of practices in contemporary dance. As performer he collaborated with dance companies such as Compagnia Virgilio Sieni, Francesca Selva, ArtemisDanza/Monica Casadei, Laura Boato and Cie Ismael Ivo. Parallel to his activity as a dancer, he choreographed the duets In controluce and Studio per due danzatori e una lampada presented before Aterballetto and Ballet National de Marseille as part of Supporter Danza project. In 2015 he began his collaboration with Déjà Donné Dance Company, both as dancer and choreographer: he signed L’Appel du vide, a solo investigating the desire that drives us away from a safe position towards the unknown and Rapporto occasionale (prima stanza) a duet with Virginia Spallarossa, dealing with possible balances and unbalances in human relations. His works have been presented in various venues and Festivals (Caffeine Festival, Festival Lasciateci Sognare, TenDance, Pillole Festival, Teatro Clitunno, Lago FilmFest, Corpi in Movimento, DirezioniAltre// Centro d’Arte e Cultura, Teatro Menotti etc). In 2017 Andrea attended Dance Makers1 – professional development project for dance artists – and Dance Makers2 – choreographic research week. After that experience he founded, together with the participants of DM1 project, Dance Makers: a heterogeneous group of dance artists that develops choreographic itineraries in museums, site specific/stage performances and produces creative responses and interviews. In the same year he attended Duo à trois voix/Duetto a tre voci, research and creation project in partnership between CSC – Bassano del Grappa and Circuit-Est centre choréographique Montréal, together with the québécoise choreographer Katia-Marie Germain and the dance dramaturge Ginelle Chagnon.

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Jordi Gali

Jordi Gali

La briqueterie – France

Born in 1980, Jordi studies Contemporary Dance at Institut del Teatre de Barcelone. As a dancer
he works with Emilio Gutiérrez (1997-1999), Wim Vandekeybus (1999-2001), Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (2001-2003), Lies Pawels (2004-2005) and Maguy Marin (2005-2010). Between 2011 and 2014 he becomes Associate Artist of RamDam Arts Center (Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France). In 1998, he is awarded Best Dancer by the Certamen Coreográfico of Madrid, and in 2005 Best Actor by Kontact International Theater Festival of Torun (Poland) for his part in the show White Star directed by Lies Pauwels.
Since 2001, Jordi Galí has been developing his own work. In 2007 he founds Arrangement Provisoire company and becomes its Artistic Director. The dialogue between gesture and matter is at the core of his works: T, Ciel, 22 Cailloux, Abscisse, Stance, Maibaum. He has received the support of La Briqueterie / CDCN du Val-de-Marne since 2017. In 2016, he became the associate artist of Le Pacifique – CDCN de Grenoble, together with Vania Vaneau.

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Katharina Senk

Katharina Senk

Austria – d.id

Katharina Senk is an Austrian dance-performer, choreographer and pedagogue based in Vienna. She was to be seen in the works of Doris Uhlich, Liz King, Georg Blaschke, Elio Gervasi, Anton Lachky and many more.
In her personal artistic practice Katharina looks for ways to join her interests in psychotherapy, neuroscience and epigenetics with her knowledge from the fields of dance, martial arts and movement.
Her choreographical and pedagogical dedication lead to collaborations with Art-University Graz, „d.id – dance identity“, „bosch 500“-Project, „Tanz die Toleranz“, Dschungel Wien and the association „Ich bin O.K.“ where she was working with people with and without disabilities for many years. Her Bachelor-thesis explored the importance of inclusion within institutions of Contemporary Dance education in Austria. It received an award from the Viennese Municipal Department for Cultural Affairs.
Katharinas artistic efforts earned her the training scholarship from Tanzquartier Wien for 2015/16, the danceWEB scholarship for ImPulsTanz-Festival 2017 and the Start-Stipendium 2017/2018 awarded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.

Žak Valenta

Žak Valenta

Croatia – Hipp

Branko Valenta ( Zak ) born on 13 December 1966 in Umag, Croatia. Graduated from the School of Physical Theatre in London, and studied through programs of Mime school in Amsterdam School for New Dance Development, Moving Acadamey for Performing Arts in Berlin, Eurythmeum Stuttgart and through a variety of workshops and seminars at home and abroad. Founding Member of : Trafik dance-theater/ Rijeka, Prostor+ dance education organization/ Rijeka, PAP Performing arts program / Zagreb. As an educator works at: Art High School in Ljubljana, AGFRT / Ljubljana, Spiralle Modern dance program / Vienna , Academy for puppetry / Osijek, Prostor + / Rijeka, MAPA / Berlin, SKUC / Zagreb , Dance Centre TALA / Zagreb, Croatian National theater/ Zadar- Rijeka, Studio Zaro / Pula and elsewhere. A long-time associate of the Croatian Institute for Dance and Movement (HIPP) and the initiator producer of Festival Edition in Rijeka; Long time Artist Assocate of HIPP at Zagreb Dance Centre (Mime and Physical Theatre Classes) Member of the Croatian community of independent artists (ZUH) ,Croatian Association of Dance Artists ( UPUH), and the European Mime Federation (EMF). Known as the site-specific works of DDR / Welcome to Rijeka, Trsatska stupa, Archives (in Rijeka), Funicular (Zagreb), Courts and Potuni (Zadar), Istrijska špaš (Grožnjan) and others. For play “Imago”, directed by Natasha Lušetić awarded with „ Vladimir Nazor“ award for theater art. Twice nominated for the Croatian theatre award: 2010 for best male dance role, 2014 for dance theatre performance “Hermaphrodites of the Soul”. Works and live in Zagreb.

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