Klaus Obermaier - photo
concept, artistic direction, choreography, visuals, music
Since more than two decades media-artist, director/choreographer and composer Klaus Obermaier creates innovative works in the field of performing arts, music, theatre and new media, highly acclaimed by critics and audience.
His performances are shown at major festivals and theaters throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australia.
He worked with dancers of the Nederlands Dans Theater, Chris Haring, Robert Tannion (DV8), Desireé Kongerød (S.O.A.P. Dance Theatre Frankfurt) …
He composed for ensembles like Kronos Quartet, German Chamber Philharmonics, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Balanescu Quartet, among others.
Since 2006 he is visiting professor at the University IUAV of Venice teaching 'directing and new media'. Also since 2006 he is member of the jury of the international choreography competition 'no ballet' in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany. In 2005 and 2008 he taught as an adjunct professor for composition at the Webster University Vienna. Since 2010 he holds courses for choreography and new media at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma and at IUAV.
He gives lectures at international universities and institutions.
choreography and dance
Barbara Autiero studied with renown choreographers like Patrizia Macagno, Joseph Fontano, Manoela Caracciolo, Daniela Capacci, David Parsons, Denys Ganio and Ugo Dell'Ara, working on classical ballet and modern repertoire at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma, where she obtained a diploma in classical dance in 1999. From 2000 to 2005 she studied contemporary dance and in 2006 she attended the 3-year Laurea Triennale course at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma, working together the with the following choreographers: Lucia Latour on "Pycta" - Teatro Vascello Rome, in 2007 with David Zambrano - Teatro Ruskaja Rome, in 2009 "Ballo Sport" with Ismael Ivo and Wayne Mc Gregor for the opening ceremony of the "World Swimming Championship" - Stadio dei Marmi Rome.
At the moment she attends the two-year master course for choreography at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma.
Marta Capitani is a dancer and choreographer, based in Rome. She's attending the choreographic composition course at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma. She studied Dance and choreographic composition at Movement Research of NYC and at Trisha Brown Dance Studio. From 2006 to 2008 she was dancer, researcher and assistant in AltroTeatro, directed by Lucia Latour. Productions: Pycta, Hallalunalalone e Lallunahalalone. With AltroTeatro she also attended many workshops on Motion Capture, Motion Graphics, Dance and Sound. In 2009 she founded Anagrama, a young choreography collective, that created Perimetrale Astratto, Kroma, Optico (co-producted by Duncan3.0) and #2, a site-specific performance for MLAC, Museum and Laboratory Of Contemporary Art at ‚La Sapienza' University of Rome.
In 2010 she was selected by Ariella Vidach to participate in NAO-Nuovi Autori Oggi/Tec Art Eco.
Martina Menegon lives and works in Venice. She is studying Visual Arts and Theatre at the University IUAV of Venice. Over the past two years she has developed an interest in new technologies and 3D, especially the aspects related to video installations, photo manipulation, modelling and texturing.
She realized short 3d movies with Flaminia Cavallari, one of which won the Radio Sherwood TV Online Contest in June 2010.