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Melissa Ugolini

Born in Italy in 1989, Melissa currently works as a performer for Anouk Van Dijk and Falk Richter (Münchner Kammerspiele), LaurenceYadi and Nicolas Cantillon (Cie7273) and Peter Svenzon (Art of Spectra). After graduating in 2011 from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK) winning an award for Outstanding Achievement, she started off her career with the Akram Khan Company (2012), then joined the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet Theatre (2013 – 2017) and the Aakash Odedra Company (2016 onwards).

In addition to her performative path, she also works as a Rehearsal Director and Choreographer Assistant and shares her practice through workshops internationally.In the last few years, she has engaged with several multi-disciplinary creative partnerships, including choreographer Rosana Ribeiro(Selva) and several other musicians and colleagues. She is currently based in Berlin