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NICOLÒ ABBATTISTA
Choreographer

Nicolò Abbattista graduated from MAS Professional Arts Academy and holds a degree in Communication and Psychology. He founded Lost Movement company in 2011. Over the years, he deepened his research on contemporary languages. In 2017 he was selected for the Master of Choreographic Dance Choreography organised by Fondazione Aterballetto. In 2015, together with Christian Consalvo, he founded “ArteMente” Professional Training Center of Dance. Since 2019 he has been one of the founders of “Milano Dancing City”, a project to bring ordinary people closer to dance and theatre.

CHRISTIAN CONSALVO
Dramaturg

Christian Consalvo graduated from an important Dance Academy in Milan. After that, he attended the Artichoke specialization course and approached theater studies. From 2014 he has been founder and artistic director of the contemporary dance section and events of “FLIC – Festival Lanciano In Contemporanea”. In the same years he worked as a dancer for different projects and for Lost Movement Company. In 2015, together with Nicolò Abbattista, he founded “ArteMente” Professional Training Center of Dance. Since 2019 she has been one of the founders of “Milano Dancing City”, a project to bring ordinary people closer to dance and theatre.

CHIARA BORGHINI
Responsible for Production and Distribution

Chiara Borghini graduated in Humanities for Communication, from the Università degli Studi di Firenze and attended a course in journalism. She is currently enrolled in the master course in Cinema and Performing Arts at the Università degli Studi di Torino. She is Assistant Director of “ArteMente”, Professional Dance Training Center in Milan. Since 2019 she has been one of the founders of “Milano Dancing City”, a project to bring ordinary people closer to dance and theater.

GIOVANNI CARECCIA
Creative Manager

After the Scientific High School, Giovanni moved to Milan to specialize in his interests. Over the years he acquired different skills by attending courses in organization of events and visual arts (scenography and costume design). He specialized in web design and video making, skills that led him to work for different agencies in Milan. Since 2018 he has been Assistant Director at “ArteMente” Professional Dance Training Center in Milan. Since 2019 he has been one of the founders of “Milano Dancing City”, a project to bring ordinary people closer to dance and theater.

SARA PRANDONI
Press Officer

Out of passion, study and personal attitude, she has been involved in communication and media relations for over 10 years in her two sectors of choice, culture and fashion, making her background in the production of events an important plus in her career. Among her collaborations there are theatres, artists, companies, foundations, public and private bodies for which she deals with the communication of festivals, shows, presentations, fashion shows, charity events.

ANTONELLA SCAMPOLI
Photographer

Amateur photographer since she was very young, Antonella approached photography studies firstly as a self-taught, then attending different courses: based course, advanced course and a 6-month advanced master led by the photographer Roberto Colacioppo, Regional President of FIOF Abruzzo. For several years she has been a member of the “Social Photography Street 6212” Association, thanks to which she has participated in numerous exhibitions with her shots.

FILIPPO RIPAMONTI
Composer

Musician and composer, Filippo Ripamonti is currently a student of the “Music for image” course at the Claudio Abbado Civic School of Music in Milan. Passionate about live electronics and audiovisual performances, he collaborates with the multimedia artistic association AGON. In 2019 he composed several soundtracks for short films and feature films including “Piove Deserto” directed by Daniele Maggioni. Since 2019 he has collaborated with Nicolò Abbattista and Christian Consalvo for different choreographic projects such as “Paradiso 1490” and “Sehnsucht”.

ILARIO MASTROPASQUA
Light Designer

His favorite quote is “First, I make things clear” and how could it be otherwise given his passion for for lights!
Light designer of theatrical and live shows, Ilario is always looking for innovative techniques to enrich the performances with suggestive light effects, with games of shadows and colors, with details that make the difference.

ANTONIO LOPOPOLO
FX Makeup Artist

Antonio began as an amateur makeup artist, until he became a student of Roberto Mestroni. After his first studies, he graduated with honours in cinema, theatrical special effects makeup at Accademia del Teatro alla Scala, in Milan. Since then, he has been working as a make-up artist, special effect artist and hairdresser throughout Italy for various productions, ranging from drama to opera, from dance to musicals. He also works for important Italian production companies.