kl 11.45–12.15 at Dansens Hus Small stage

Curating for WHO? Part 2

Roberto Casarotto. How can an inclusive perspective on body and choreography develop possibilities for contemporary dance, today and in the future? How do we make dance venues and the stage increasingly accessible for all? Curating with an including perspective and experiences of audience development in connection with the project DANCE WELL- Movement research for Parkinson.

Roberto Casarotto
Since 2006, Roberto Casarotto has been director of the dance projects for the Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (CSC) and Operaestate Festival Veneto. Associate director of Aerowaves, and board member of EDN European Dancehouse Network. Currently involved in several international projects supported by the EU commission, he develops initiatives aimed at supporting the artistic research, mobility and artists’ development, audience engagement in the field of dance.

He is the Italian initiator of Dance Well-movement research for Parkinson, a project aimed at developing artistic practices and the impact that the practice of dance has on people living with Parkinson’s. He is the author of the book Nigel Charnock published in 2009 by L’Epos, in the Dance forward/Dance for word series. Since January 2015 he is the Artistic Director of Balletto di Roma.