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, Angela Schubot. 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 and lead two contact jams in Berlin. 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. In 2016 become an artist supported by TIR Dance (IT).