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Edition 2025

3/4/5/6 January 2025

WORK IN PROGRESS

The aim of the project is that of artistic training through contemporary dance seminars and workshops with international teachers and collateral events that bring young people closer to cultural activities such as exhibitions, shows, book presentations and conferences.

Evergreen is a nomadic project that took place in the city of Catania for the first two years using collaborations with local artists and institutions, in 2022 in Udine and in 2023 it will return to Catania with the collaboration of Scenario Pubblico Center of relevant national interest.

The workshop is aimed at young dancers aged 16 and over.

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3/4/5/6 January 2025

Scenario Pubblico (Catania)

Lessons program:

10.00/11.30 - Kai Tomioka
11.45/13.15 - Glenda Gheller
13.15/14.15 - Lunch break
14.15/16.00 - Filippo Domini (3/4 January)
Marco Laudani and Claudio Scalia (5/6 January)

* times may be subject to change
* The program of collateral events will be published on our social channels


Place:
Scenario Pubblico (https://www.scenariopubblico.com)
Center of relevant national interest
Via Teatro Massimo 16, 95131 Catania

Info:
ocramdancemovement@gmail.com | 3400833036

Costs:

The membership fee is 360 euros to be paid by bank transfer to:
AC OCRAM DANCE MOVEMENT
IBAN: IT15G0335967684510700289633
REASON: EVERGREEN 2025 + PARTICIPANT NAME

To register, fill out the form by clicking the button below.

Advice for non-residents:
from the airport, reaching the city center is really simple via the ALIBUS
and from the central station by bus or subway.

Metropolitan of Catania website:
https://www.circumetnea.it/

AMTS Catania website:
https://www.amts.ct.it/

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Originally from Asiago, she moved to the United Kingdom to attend the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds.

She graduated in 2018 with a First Class Honours Degree and, in the autumn of the same year, became a member of the junior dance company Verve, directed by Matthew Robinson.

In August 2019, Glenda received her Master's Degree in Contemporary Dance Performance.

In January 2020, she became a dancer with the Scottish Dance Theatre and moved to Dundee.

Throughout her artistic journey, Glenda has performed choreographies by Sharon Eyal, Maxine Doyle, Noa Zuk, Emanuel Gat, Roser Lopez Espinosa, Sofia Nappi, Botis Seva, Joan Clevillè, Ben Wright, Theo Clinkard, Colette Sadler, Mele Broomes, Janine Harrington, and Meytal Blanaru.

In 2022, she created "Achilles" for the company ocram dance movement.

Returning to Italy in 2023, she began working for the Komoco company of Sofia Nappi, touring with three different productions: IMA, PUPO, and Wabi-Sabi. For the past four years, Glenda has been teaching classes and workshops in Italy and the United Kingdom. In the last two years, she has felt the need to develop her artistic voice at a choreographic level as well.

- Glenda Gheller -

Komoco, Scottish Dance Theatre

- Glenda Gheller -

Komoco, Scottish Dance Theatre

- Kai tomioka -

Scottish Dance Theatre, Ballet Boyz

- Kai tomioka -

Scottish Dance Theatre, Ballet Boyz

Kai Tomioka is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher who shares his time between the UK and Japan. As a dancer in the UK, he works with Scottish Dance Theatre and BalletBoyz, and in Japan, he was a dancer with Noism Dance Company.

Kai continues to develop his own practice and is passionate about building relations between the UK and Japanese dance sectors as part of his project company, Key+.

He was born in Enna in 1993. From 2012 to 2014, he attended MoDem - gestural codes at Compagnia Zappalà Danza.

In 2014, he collaborated with the Giovanna Velardi company for the production "Histoire du soldat," and in 2015 with the Petranuradanza company for the production "South Sensation." He began collaborating with Compagnia Zappalà Danza in 2015, participating in all the main productions of the company.

In 2017, he participated as a dancer in the project "Three Times Rebel" by Marina Mascarell, produced by Korzo Productions (NL).

He currently collaborates continuously with Compagnia Zappalà Danza both as a dancer and in the dissemination of the MoDem language, and he is pursuing a degree in Sports Science.

- Filippo Domini -

Zappalà Danza Company

- Filippo Domini -

Zappalà Danza Company

- Marco Laudani & Claudio Scalia -

ocram dance movement

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ocram dance movement

Marco Laudani and Claudio Scalia, choreographers and artistic directors of the ocram dance movement company, associated with the Centro di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale Scenario Pubblico.

Marco Laudani was born in Catania in 1988 and has directed the company since 2013. He has created works for prestigious institutions such as the John Cranko School in Stuttgart and the Conservatório Internacional de Ballet e Dança Annarella Sanchez. He has collaborated with various companies, including CZD2 (young company of Zappalà Danza) and KAOS Balletto di Firenze, and has taught at the Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School.

Claudio Scalia has co-directed the company with Marco Laudani since 2019. He has participated in international festivals such as the Szóló Duo Festival in Budapest and the Black Box Festival in Plovdiv. In 2020, he participated in Nuove Traiettorie XL, and in 2021, his work 'Placebo' was presented at the Gdansk Festival Tanca. He has been a guest lecturer at Kolektyw Ruchu in Gdansk and a guest choreographer at the Blois Danse Festival and the Florence Dance Festival in 2022. In 2024, he earned a degree in Educational Sciences and Training, delving into a study on identity through a personal choreographic investigation. He has taught at numerous training centers, including Padova Danza Project and MoDem Atelier, and has performed at international festivals such as IDACO New York, Istanbul Fringe Festival, Prospettiva Danza Teatro, and Certame Coreografico Santiago de Compostela.

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WHY EVERGREEN?

Evergreen content fits perfectly into any moment.

It always responds to recurring themes and constitutes an added value for those interested.

Concepts and contents that never end up being considered obsolete.

Artists involved in past editions:

Jack Butler (Hofesh Shechter company II - United Kingdom)

Glenda Gheller (Scottish dance theater - Scotland)

Roberta Ferrara (Dynamic Balance - Italy)

Giovanni Gava Leonarduzzi (Bellanda Company - Italy)

Asun Noales (OtraDanza - Spain)

Luke Brown (Luke Brown company - United Kingdom)

Greta Bregantini (Juvenis dance - Italy)

Giacomo Todeschi (Ivona - Italy)

Victor Rottier (Freelance artist - Holland)

Sabrina Gargano (Freelance artist - Italy)

Fernando Roldán Ferrer (Zappalà Dance Company - Spain)

Silvia Oteri (Public Scenario - Italy)

Paolo Pisarra (Freelance artist - United Kingdom)

Marco Laudani and Claudio Scalia (Ocram dance movement - Italy)

Artists involved in past editions:

Jack Butler (Hofesh Shechter company II - United Kingdom)

Glenda Gheller (Scottish dance theater - Scotland)

Roberta Ferrara (Dynamic Balance - Italy)

Giovanni Gava Leonarduzzi (Bellanda Company - Italy)

Asun Noales (OtraDanza - Spain)

Luke Brown (Luke Brown company - United Kingdom)

Greta Bregantini (Juvenis dance - Italy)

Giacomo Todeschi (Ivona - Italy)

Victor Rottier (Freelance artist - Holland)

Sabrina Gargano (Freelance artist - Italy)

Fernando Roldán Ferrer (Zappalà Dance Company - Spain)

Silvia Oteri (Public Scenario - Italy)

Paolo Pisarra (Freelance artist - United Kingdom)

Marco Laudani and Claudio Scalia (Ocram dance movement - Italy)

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