Daniel Favier

Daniel Favier

France – La Briqueterie

Daniel Favier is the director of La Briqueterie – CDC du Val de Marne and the Dance Biennale of Val de Marne since 2009. Previously Daniel was the general manager and director of development at the Hivernales of Avignon from 1996 to 2009. He has worked on numerous European collaborative projects, such as Métamorphoses and B-project at La Briqueterie and Trans Danse Europe at the Hivernales, for which he was the production director. From 1992 to 1996, he was the administrator of Roc in Lichen vertical dance company, directed by choreographers Laura de Nercy and Bruno Dizien. Previously, he had been an interpreter of L’Olifant company directed by Bernard Cordreaux for 10 years. Daniel Favier is proficient in the use of French and English.

Elisabetta Bisaro

Elisabetta Bisaro

France – La Briqueterie

Elisabetta Bisaro has worked in a programming and managerial capacity in the field of dance and the performing arts across three countries. After her initial steps in Italy, she rooted herself in Ireland as Programme Manager of Dance Ireland in Dublin for 6 years. During this post she was responsible for curating and managing the organisation’s artistic professional programming and all international projects, including four EU-funded projects (Modul-dance, Tour d’Europe des choréographes, E-Motional Bodies & Cities, Léim). In 2012, she curated Made in Dublin, a special season of new dance performances, dance film screenings and talks to mark the inaugural event in Dance Ireland’s 21st anniversary programme. Since September 2013, she has overseen the international development of La Briqueterie – CDC du Val-de-Marne in France, managing 4 EU-funded projects and several other international cooperation projects. She has been the project manager of Dancing Museums – Old Masters, New Traces (2015-2017). She is the president of PlanTS, an all-women arts organisation based in Trieste. Elisabetta holds an MA in Translation Studies from the University of Trieste, Italy. Elisabetta is proficient in the use of Italian, English, French and Spanish.

Liz King

Liz King

Austria – D.ID

Liz King has worked professionally as a dancer and choreographer since 1967. After her engagement with the Stuttgart Ballet under John Cranko she focused on choreography.
In 1982 she co-founded TTW – Tanztheater Wien, which would become Austrias first independent contemporary dance company. TTW toured extensively throughout Europe performing at renowned festivals including Centre Pompidou, Europalia Brussels, Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Staatsoper Wien to name just a few. In 1989 she became director and choreographer at Stadttheater Heidelberg where she led a company of 14 dancers for seven years and created 11 full length pieces. In 1996 she returned to Vienna to restart TTW 2, bringing with her a young team of dancers from Heidelberg. In 1999 the company moved into the Volksoper Vienna expanding to 32 dancers, creating an innovative environment for contemporary dance and for large audiences. In 2005 Liz King co-founded D.ID dance-identity with her partner Manfred Biskup. After the untimely death of Manfred in 2010 Liz King continued building D.ID developing it to “Choreografisches Zentrum Burgenland“ offering emerging choreographers the chance to produce their work accompanied by experienced mentors. whilst collaborating with international partners as well as local community based activities. In addition D.ID shares projects with several international partners.

Roberto Casarotto

Roberto Casarotto

CSC – Italy

Since 2006, Roberto has been responsible for the dance projects and programmes for the Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (CSC) and Operaestate Festival Veneto. Associate director of Aerowaves, he is a member of the board of EDN European Dancehouse Network.

Currently involved in several international projects supported by the EU Creative Europe and Erasmus + Programmes, he develops initiatives aimed at supporting artistic research, mobility and artistic development in the field of dance, the engagement of communities and participation of citizens in cultural activities. He is the initiator of Dance Well – Movement research for Parkinson. Prior to working for dance organisations, Roberto was a professional contemporary dancer. He is the author of the book Nigel Charnockpublished in 2009 by L’Epos. In 2015-17 he has been Artistic Director of Balletto di Roma.

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