Marco Berrettini

Italian dancer and choreographer Marco Berrettini was born in 1963 in Aschaffenburg, Germany. His interest in dance begins in a discotheque. In 1978, he won the German Disco Dance Championship. With this experience, he attended classes in jazz, modern ballet and classical ballet. At the age of 17, he began his professional training as a dancer; first at the London School of Contemporary Dance, then graduate at the Folkwangschulen Essen, under the direction of Hans Züllig and Pina Bausch. There, he developed his interest in the Tanztheater and started as a choreographer. As a result of his training, he tries to set up his own company in Wiesbaden. To accompany his attempts to make a name for himself as a choreographer, he studied for two years European Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology and Theatrical Sciences at the University of Frankfurt. In 1988, he moved to France to work with choreographer Georges Appaix and created his own pieces in parallel. In 1999 the Kampnagel Hamburg produced his show MULTI(S)ME. Since then, Marco Berrettini has produced about 30 shows with his company. With Emil Sturmwetter prepars the year 2000, he won the ZKB Prize at the Theaterspektakel Zürich. Since 2004 he createt among others No Paraderan,*Melk Prod. goes to New Orleans (2007), iFeel (2009), iFeel2 (2012), iFeel3 (2016), iFeel4 (2017) and My soul is my Visa (2018). Marco Berrettini’s activity ranges from performance in a museum to collaborations with filmmakers, installations with visual artists at dinners with famous people who do not know him.