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The World Ballet Trial Tokyo Stage 5th Jury

​Ferrara Roberta​


Roberta Ferrara (1988) is the founder, art director and choreographer since 2011 of Equilibrio Dinamico Dance Company, based in the city of Bari, Apulia, Italy. 

In 2020/21 she serves as associate art director for Odyssey Dance Theatre, Singapore, one of the leading professional dance arts organizations in Asia. 

For over ten years she has been art director and coordinator of the two international pedagogy programs TEEN and ENSEMBLE, hosting every year more than 30 international artists. 
Her methodology has created an ever-green nursery of future generations of dancers by creating synergistic educational-cultural exchanges with different formations in England, India, Japan, Korea.

Graduated in Modern Literature with a major in Theater Culture at the University of Bari, with an experimental thesis on the value of instinctive movement as a therapeutic gift for dancers and non-dancers. A passionate pedagogue, her research expands through an immersive study with different artists of techniques, practices and languages of international contemporary dance. This combination lays the foundations for a personal creative work dedicated to a poetics always connected to man and his inner universe, creating her own teaching methodology that is approached on multiple levels of listening: body - mind - soul.

She has been guest in several famous dance companies such as Theater Basel (CH), Teatrul de Balet Sibiu (RO), English National Ballet School (UK), Delattre Dance Company (DE), Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK), Copenhagen Dance Festival (DNK) Conservatorio Professional de Danza, Lugo (ES), Korea Ballet House (KR), Staatstheater Augsburg (DE), Conservatorio Internacional Annarella Sanchez (PT) Eko Dance Project (IT), Experimental Film Virginia (USA), Teatro Moravo Olomuc (CZ), Odt (SGP).

Her creations have been selected and invited to many international festivals including Masdanza, FIDCMX Mexico, Cortoindanza, Network Danza Urbana XL and Festival Amutinamenti Anticorpi XL, ZED Festival, Puglia Showcase, DanzInc, BallettGala Staatstheater Bremerhaven, Prospettiva Danza Teatro, Festival delle 100 Scale, Danza in Rete Festival, Lucky Trimmer, Fuoriformato Festival, Vivadança, Albania Dance Meeting, SoloCoreografico USA, Solo Contemporary Dance Festival Ankara, Sid Festival Seattle, Interdans, Split Summer Festival, Quinzena de Dança de Almada.

In the Festivals Solo Tanz Theater she receives the best choreographer award and residency award from the director and chief choreographer R. Fernando of the Staatstheater Augsburg. In the Linkage-Contemporary Dance Miniatures Sophia she receives the invitation as guest choreographer for the Stara Zagora State Opera from the director S. Tomova.
In the InDivenire Award she receives the best dance project award given by the etoile L.Savignano.

Her classes and creations have been invited to Italy, Mexico City, USA, Albania, Kosovo, Vietnam, Belgium, Germany, Croatia, Singapore, India, Japan, South Korea, Portugal, Turkey, Brazil, Lebanon, Spain, Romania, Bulgaria , Switzerland, Czech Republic and Denmark.

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