Alessandra Cristiani

Performer and dancer influenced by the Odin Theater, gets to dance through a personal exploration of the actor's physical training. She receives the Excelsior Prize as best actress for the short film La foto, directed by Sara Masi, 1997. From 1996 she studies Ankoku Butō. She graduates with the thesis on Masaki Iwana and the tradition of White Butō. She creates and directs with company Lios, and works at the International Butō Dance Festival Trasform'azioni (2001-2011). With Physics of the soul. Francesca Stern Woodman wins Scenari Indipendenti 2008. In 2009 she works at Eliogabalo Project, choreographic residence with the dancer Akira Kasai supported by the Paji Europe Japan Foundation. For two-years (2011-13) she is the choreographer of Rome Philharmonic Academy inserting performances in the International Dance Festival, 2013 edition. In 2015 she is in Japan as guest student of the Tenshikan research center of the dancer Akira Kasai. She works at the University of Roma Tre, investigating the perfomative techniques of Ankoku Butō and the Steinerian Eurhythm.
She works permanently in the company Habillé d'eau directed by Silvia Rampelli. The last production Euforia, wins the Ubu Award 2018 as the best dance show. Nomination Ubu Prize 2018 as best actress/performer for the shows Clorofilla and Euforia.