Trainers

International artist-trainers team consist of individuals who are active in the field of performance arts: mostly improvisational theatre, theatre, contemporary dance and also opera and ballet. They are, however, not only active performers and artists, but all have strong passion to make an impact in pedagogical approaches and develop methodology for creating active artistic experiences for different target groups, especially for the young.
Andreia Afonso

Andreia Afonso

France

Who am I? 
Andreia Afonso, I am Portuguese, 35 years old, I have been dancing since the age of 7, I studied classical and modern dance at the National Conservatory of Portugal, contemporary dance and creative techniques at the Higher School of Dance in Lisbon, Portugal.

What do I do? 

After starting my professional experience in dance and theatre projects. Today I live in Belgium, I continue to dance and I also teach children and adults.

What do I want to achieve?

Physical research, creative expression, emotional knowledge.

Carolina Afonso

Carolina Afonso

France

Who am I? 

My name is Carolina Afonso, I am 20 years old. I am from Lisbon, Portugal.
I live in Belgium, on the French border.
I am a professional dancer (classical and contemporary dance training). 

What do I do? 

I have participated in various shows with Portuguese companies. 
I attended the Portuguese Higher School of Dance. I also attended the Royal Conservatory of Scotland (as a high school of dance) for 6 months, just before my graduation in Portugal. 

I have given contemporary dance workshops to children and young people.

What do I want to achieve?

As I am still young, I want to continue dancing in company, classical or contemporary. I want to transmit the desire to dance and see shows by participating in dance workshops, research, improvisation. I am curious to discover the world of many choreographers in Europe and beyond. 

Nathalie Cornille

Nathalie Cornille

France

Who am I? 

nathalie cornille, dancer and choreographer, director of the CNC danse company. I have been dancing since I was 5 years old and I have been a professional for 25 years. I have a background in classical and contemporary dance, I also attended a theatre school and worked with theatre companies as a professional actress.

What do I do? 

I have created 23 choreographic pieces to date, intended for all audiences, from 1 day!
I like to transmit dance through improvisation, creation and the participation of everyone, young and old, without dance experience, without technique, just the pleasure of participating in a workshop and becoming a curious spectator.

What do I want to achieve?

I would like contemporary dance to allow everyone to express their emotions and feelings, regardless of their history, language, country or difficulties. Dance is a real engine of integration, a universal language and sharing. I want to discover other cultural practices in other countries, other habits and always enrich my universe.

Sabrina Del Gallo

Sabrina Del Gallo

France

Who am I? 

Sabrina Del Gallo, 37 years old born in Lille, France.
I studied classical and contemporary dance at the Ballet du Nord school from 1993 to 2002. Then I joined the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers from 2002 to 2004. 

What do I do?

After my school career, I dance for various French choreographers and I create personal projects in contemporary dance.
I am taking my State Diploma in Contemporary Dance at the Centre National de Danse in Pantin to teach dance in accordance with my choreographic language and my personal background.

What do I want to achieve?

Search for movement in adequacy with one's "self", develop one's skills and creativity.

PROJECT PARTNERS

Young theatre on the move
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