founded in Catania (Sicily – I) in 1989 by Roberto Zappalà, artistic director and main choreographer, and regularly supported since 1996 by the Italian Ministry of Culture for its annual activity, and by the Region of Sicily, the Compagnia Zappalà Danza is considered one of the most interesting contemporary dance companies working today in Italy.
The “history” of the company is tightly bound to the figure of Roberto Zappalà, whose choreographic style, after years of research on movement together with his dancers has become an original and versatile language.
The company has developed partnerships with important organizations such as Teatro Vittorio Emanuele of Messina , Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania, Teatro A.Ponchielli of Cremona, Teatro Stabile of Catania, Fondazione I TEATRI of Reggio Emilia, Swiss Insitute of Rome . Such partnerships supported the company in the realization of some of its productions, which toured all over Italy, and in Switzerland, Morocco, Sweden, Irland, Spain, Cyprus, Germany, France, Belgium, Poland, South America, MiddleEast., SouthAfrica . Till today, the company has produced more than 25 choreographies .
- Zappala, Roberto
Contemporary dance / Artistic Director