Francesca Chiodi Latini
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Francesca Chiodi Latini

1993 BE, IT

Born in Torino, Italy in 1993, Francesca is a performer and choreographer currently based in Leuven.

After pursuing her studies in contemporary dance in Torino and in Paris, she moved to Belgium where she attended the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, graduating in 2017. She is currently performing in The Sea Within by Voetvolk/Lisbeth Gruwez.

Her education has always intertwined with creative working projects as well as personal choreographic creations: in Paris she performed for Corinne Lanselle in the choreographic concert Room 83 (2013).

She composed in 2014 her first solo PRIMARI, presented in different festivals in Europe: SOLOCOREOGRAFICO, Turin (IT), IX FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE SOLOS DE DANçA CONTEMPORANEA, Lisbon (P), DANCE FESTIVAL INGOLSTADT 2014, Ingolstadt, (D).

She then joined Batucada, from Marcelo Evelin, performed in the Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2014. In 2015 she joined the project Atlante del Gesto from Virgilio Sieni Company, performed in the Prada Foundation in Milano (IT). In 2016 she composed her second solo AMARYLLIS, finalist of the BCDC Brussels Contemporary Dance Competition.

Francesca pitched the concept of her first purely choreographic group creation, JARDIN POILU, during the Roel Verniers Price 2017 (in the context of Het TheaterFestival in Brussels).

JARDIN POILU will premiere in September 2020.