Annamaria Ajmone is an Italian dancer and choreographer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Modern Literature and she also studied at the Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi, Milan.
The body intended as a malleable and changeable material, capable of transforming spaces into places, is at the core of her research.
Her works were presented in various dance, theatre and performing arts festivals, museums, art galleries and non conventional spaces, in Europe, Asia, Northern Africa and the United States among others: Torinodanza festival and Club to Club (Turin), La Biennale Danza (Venice), Public Fiction (Los Angeles), Armunia / Festival Inequilibrio (Castiglioncello), La Democrazia del Corpo Cango (Florence), Teatro Metastasio (Prato), FOG Triennale (Milano), Short Theater (Rome), Danae Festival (Milan), Contemporanea Festival (Prato), Le Quarz (Brest), ADC (Gèneve), Inteatro Festival (Polverigi), Santarcangelo Festival (Santarcangelo di Romagna), Fabbrica Europa (Florence), Teatro Grande (Brescia), Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Rencontres Choréographiques de Seine-Saint Denis (Paris), Artdhantè (Vanves), CNDC (Angers), On Marche (Marrakech), Festival Théatrouine (Tataouine), BiPOD Festival (Beirut), Amman Contemporary Dance Festival (Amman), Ramallah Contemporary Festival (Sarayyet Ramallah), M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival (Singapore), New Dance For Asia International Festival (Seoul), Jerusalem Dance Week (Jerusalem), Dansem (Marseille), CSS Udine (Udine), Festival Aperto (Reggio Emilia), Autunno Danza (Cagliari).
As a dancer, she has worked with Alias Compagnie, Ariella Vidach, Daniele Ninarello, Santasangre, Cristina Kristal Rizzo, Mithkal Alzghair, Moritz Ostruschnjak.
She works with a number of artists on projects that vary in nature and length, including Caned Icoda, Palm Wine, Bienoise, Francesco Cavaliere, Muta Imago, Strasse, Maria Giovanna Cicciari, Industria Indipendente, Glauco Salvo.
For Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019, she signed the coreography for “Abitare l’opera, Prologo tra i Sassi / La Cavalleria Rusticana”, directed by Giorgio Barberio Corsetti. She recently signed the body spacing for the FALL 2020 menswear fashion show of Magliano, and the body modulation for Marni woman FW 2020. She received the Danza & Danza award as “best young Italian performer” in 2015. She coordinates Nobody’s Business for Italy, an open source platform for the sharing of artistic practices.
For the years 2019-2021, she is an associated artist of Triennale Milano Teatro, Milan.
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