Cie Wooshing Machine

MAURO PACCAGNELLA1964 Padova – Italy
Dancer – choreographer – actor – director

Mauro Paccagnella (I/B) is an Italian dancer, actor and choreographer who has lived in Brussels for the past 20 years. He switches between choreography, staging and the act of performing. Working with many Belgian companies (Flamand, Ponties, Traoré, De Soto, and so on), and has danced in films by Thierry De Mey and Nicole Mossoux. Since 2002 he has performed with choreographer Caterina Sagna in Relazione Pubblica, Heil Tanz!, Basso Ostinato and P.O.M.P.E.I.
A co-founder in 1993 of the ‘Un oeuf is un oeuf – Biters Productions’ company, he created the Woosh’ing Mach’ine collective in 1998. After Cyber Beans (SACD Award 1998) and research project Dog-Tricks (among them Babylonia Kiss with Alessandro Bernardeschi),), he created The Siegfried’s Swan Song (2006-2011) tetralogy.
He set and directed the last two creations of the Belgian contemporary circus company Feria Musica Infundibulum in 2009 and Sinué in 2012.
He is currently performing in creations by Caterina Sagna for Bal En Chine and with Olga de Soto for Autour de la Table Verte by Kurt Jooss.