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Barbara Berti

Barbara Berti


Born and raised in Bologna, Italy, Barbara Berti bases herself in Berlin.
Choreographer, dancer, researcher in dance. Teacher in dance, somatic works, contact improvisation, istant composition. In 2015 and 2016 mentor for students in Hzt-University Berlin.
She works on her own choreographic projects and collaborates with dance and theatre artists in performance art work through Western Europe: Judith Seng, Tino Seghal, Isabelle Schad, Gabi Schilling.
She rooted her career in graphic design, physical theatre, dance and meditation; continued studying different techniques in contemporary dance, contact improvisation, Somatic works and healing .
She practices contact improvisation since 10 years.
In her choreographic works she is interested in issues of kinesthetic empathy and the embodied transmission of physical experience in the interaction with the audience. She is leading two contact improvisation jams in berlin, Sunjam (Every Sunday) and MonJam (Every Monday).
In September 2017 participation to the prize Gd’a – Teatri di Reggio Emilia,
2017 Winner in ex-quo of the
Premio Scenario with ‘Bau #2’ – From the series ‘Choreography of thinking’. Since 2016 is an artist supported by Tir danza (IT)

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