Olimpia Fortuni

Born in 1985, she is a dancer and choreographer. She graduates at the Paolo Grassi in 2008, and in 2010 she concludes the two-years course “Scritture per la danza contemporanea” directed by Raffaella Giordano. Soon after she started up, along with another 11 artists, the collective Famigliafuché. In July 2010 she concludes the training course for professional dancers, organized by OperaEstate and studies with the Dv8 physical-theater in London. She’s hosted at the international BIDE_Barcelona International Dance Exchange 2016 platform as an associated artist Sosta Palmizi. She works for “Kiss” by Tino Seghal and in “Lo scorrevole” by Vettor Pisani, for Costanzo / Rustioni, Arearea, Valdoca, Samotracia, Giorgio Rossi, Raffaella Giordano, Casa Strasse, Zerogrammi and Company Blu. Olimpia Fortuni is the author together with Pieradolfo Ciulli of “Viale dei Castagni 16”, awarded within Milano Next competition. She participates at the Anticorpi Award (2016) with the first movement of his solo “Soggetto senza Titolo” and debuts at Kilowatt Festival 2017 with the full version. In the same year the solo wins the public award GD’A _ Giovane Danza D’Autore. The artist currently collaborates with Sosta Palmizi, of which she is an associated artist, for the choreographer Maria Francesca Guerra, for Elisabetta Consonni, Masako Matsushita. Her last creation “Fray” has been selected by Vetrina Giovane Danza d’Autore in the frame of Anticorpi network (2017). In 2018 she started a new choreographic project for five dancers entitled DO ANIMALS GO TO HEAVEN?


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