Valerio De Vita

photos Cristiano Castaldi - Maria Cristina Valeri

Valerio De Vita works as a choreographer and dancer with the Company Excursus directed by Ricky Bonavita and Theodor Rawyler since 2007. His choreography is influenced by training experiences with Ana Laguna and Pompea Santoro, direct collaborators of Mats Ek, and with dancers of the Batsheva Dance Company, studying the Gaga method. Valerio’s work is supported by Company Excursus, since 2018 by PinDoc. He won several prizes, including the 2nd Prize of the international choreography contest Premio RomaDanza 2015 XIV edition for ScontrINcontri with the original music of Massimiliano Cerioni and the co-production of CRM Music Research Center. This work and the solos Wild-eyed and Giglio di mare have been invited at various festivals. In 2016 he creates the choereography of L’Alchimista Bianco, a contemporary dance show for children, directed by Maurizio Stammati, As a dancer he also collaborated with Celli Contemporary Ballet, Botega Dance Company, Company il Cerchio e il Centro, for shows and tours in Italy, Finland, Spain, Switzerland, Russia and the United States.