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Gospel According to Saint Matthew

by Virgilio Sieni

A Biennale College - Dance special project.
27 choreographic pictures that premiered at the Teatro alle Tese in three cycles of 9 scenes each weekend (4, 5, 6 July; 11, 12, 13 July; 17 and 18 July 2014).

Dance & Architecture

From 7 to 29 June 2014 at the Corderie

7 stages where a ceaseless flow of events of every kind – from rehearsals lasting just a few minutes to twenty-minute performances to practices that may last for hours – both planned or spontaneous, created a changing venue, day after day.

9th International Festival of Contemporary Dance

From 19 to 29 June 2014

Director: Virgilio Sieni
New projects and commissions. 42 productions presented, including 26 world premieres and 9 Italian premieres. View the Program in PDF format.

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Steve Paxton

The American choreographer is considered a landmark of contemporary arts, especially as the founder and developer of Contact Improvisation.

Silver Lion

Michele Di Stefano

The activity of self-taught study and research on movement led him to found, in the late '90s, the mk group, for which he works as a choreographer and performer.