Fabrizio Monteverde

coreografi-fabrizio-monteverdeFabrizio Monteverde began his artistic career in 1976 as an actor and assistant director for Muzzi Loffredo in the performance “Un giorno Lucifero” presented to Festival di Spoleto and Piccolo Teatro di Milano. Alongside his work in the theatre he began training as a dancer at Centro Professionale Danza Contemporanea di Roma, later perfecting his studies with teachers such as Carolyn Carlson, Moses Pendleton, Alan Sener, Bruno Dizien, Roberta Garrison, Peter Goss and Daniel Lewis. He worked with G. Cobelli in Sartorio’s “Orfeo”, with P. Pieralli in “Giulia round Giulia” with music by S. Bussotti for the Auvignon Festival, with A. Rostagno in “Corpus Alienum” by B. Maderna for Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. In 1982 he performed for Compagnia Teatrodanza Contemporanea di Roma managed by Elsa Piperno and Joseph Fontano. In 1984 he moved to Paris, where he perfected his studies as a contemporary dancer. Back in Rome in 1985, he staged, upon request from Teatro Spazio Zero di Roma, the performance “Bagni Acerbi”, thus becoming a known and respected name in the Italian choreography circuit. From this experience Compagnia Baltica was born, of which he was the director until 1992. In 1988 he began his collaboration with Balletto di Toscana managed by C. Bozzolini; he created for the company the track “Era Eterna” with music by F. Schubert and restaged his first creation, “Bene Mobile”. He then began a relationship of mutual artistic solidarity and intense productivity that will last uninterrupted until the end of BdT’s activity in 2000. Amongst the creations of these years “Romeo and Juliet” (1989), “Pinocchio” (1991), “Dedica” (1994), “Othello” (1994), “La Tempesta” (1996), “Barbablù” (1999). In 1991 he was the choreographer of “La Luna Incantata”, a film for the Italian television channel RAI TV directed by Vittorio Nevano and starring the étoile Alessandra Ferri. The work won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Festival. In 1989 he debuted as a theatre director with A. Cechov’s “Three Sisters” and again in 1997 with G. Verdi’s “Othello” for Teatro Pergolesi in Jesi. In 1996 he received the “Gino Tani” and “Danza&Danza” awards for the best Italian choreographer. His activity during the years has seen many collaborations with the most important dance companies, such as MaggioDanza, Compagnia del Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Arena di Verona, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Scala di Milano. He created for Balletto di Roma the opera ballets “Romeo and Juliet”, “Cinderella”, “Othello”, “Bolero”, “Il lago dei cigni, ovvero Il Canto”. Since 2015 he has been the associated choreographer of the Balletto di Roma dance company.