Originally from Italy, Stefania is a dance artist based in Leeds. She trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she graduated with a First Class honours degree in 2015. She then progressed her professional training at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance by taking part in the post-graduate performing company VERVE where she received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2016.
Stefania is a versatile dancer and is known for a strong stage presence and the ability to create an unique and original embodiment. She has a wide interest within dance, particularly in improvisation, experiential anatomy and somatic practices. She likes to explore the infinite possibilities of movement of the whole body, finding the limits to play with and taking risks.
As performer she has collaborated with internationally known choreographers such as Michael Keegan-Dolan, Gary Clarke, Rebecca Evans, Anton Latchky, Efrosini Protopapa, Valentina Golfieri, Jamaal Burkmar, Matthias Sperling, Douglas Thorpe and Susanne Thomas (Seven Sisters Group) amongst others. Stefania is currently working with Pell Ensemble directed by Rececca Evans and Möbius Dance directed by Gianluca Vincentini and a new creation for Sadler’s Wells by Michael Keegan-Dolan.
She has also participated in several independent projects including dance videos, installations and photography.
Stefania also covers the role of Graphic Designer and Digital Marketer for Möbius Dance. She designs and creates digital marketing material such as posters, flyers and post-cards; curates, maintains and develops the social media pages and website; and she designs and creates the company’s newsletters.
Photos: Rebecca Evans and Danilo Moroni