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Italy - CSC
Alessandro Sciarroni is a performer, choreographer and director with a background in visual arts and many years of theatre practice. His works have been presented in 20 countries, as part of dance and contemporary theatre festivals. In 2013, he is chosen to be the first Italian artist supported by “Modul-Dance”, a multi-annual cooperation project established through the collaboration of 19 European dance houses (the italian partner of the project is Centro per la Scena Contemporanea – Comune di Bassano Del Grappa, that is also one of the producers of the work of the artist). He has been awarded the best upcoming artist prize by the italian Danza&Danza magazine. His piece, Untitled_I will be there when you die, is a performative and choreographic meditation on the passing of time. It is a reflection on the art of manipulating objects with dexterity: juggling. This work is the second chapter of a larger research project entitled Will you still love me tomorrow?, the research that the artist/performer is engaged in exploring the concepts of struggle, steadiness and resistance. Between 2009 and 2012 his productions become twice part of the Italian network Anticorpi Explo and of Aerowaves, a cross-border dance performance network that promotes the mobility of artists throughout Europe. In 2011, is one of the two Italian artists selected for the Choreoram project, he has been asked to develop a research project within the cities of Zagreb, Copenhagen, Rotterdam, Bassano del Grappa, Madrid and London. His works are produced by the Teatro Stabile delle Marche in collaboration with Corpoceleste_C.C.00#, an independent cultural association created and directed by Sciarroni. In addition, he takes part in Progetto Matilde, a regional platform that promotes artists working in the Marches region. Alessandro Sciarroni is also supported by APAP – Advancing Performing Arts Projects. At the present he is involved in Performing Gender, a European dance project on gender and sexual orientation differences and in Migrant Bodies.
(photo © Andrea Macchia)
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