Elisa Frasson

Elisa Frasson

Elisa Frasson is an Italian dance researcher with extensive experience in the curatorship of screendance events​ and ​dance in urban spaces. Recently she has been writing for Tanzschreiber, a platform for critiques on Berlin dance events and ​working as ​field research​er​ for Cantieri Culturali Firenze (IT). In 2022, she was awarded a Dis-Tanz-Solo stipend (Dachverband Tanz Deutschland) for a project on dance and criticism. She is currently working with laborgras dance company (Berlin, DE) for the documentation research of their new dance creation. Elisa holds a PhD in Dance Studies (University of Roehampton, London).

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Tanz im August - A Multi-Dance World

The 35th edition of Tanz im August (TiA) marks Ricardo Carmona’s first as artistic director. Carmona is a former dance and performance curator for Hebbel Am Ufer, presenting a programme that reconsiders the conceptual and physical versatility of contemporary choreographic gesture through the search for new narratives, facing the current climate, and political urgency.


Ricardo Carmona - Layering Tanz im August Festival

Appointed as the new director of the Tanz im August festival after nine editions curated by Virve Sutinen, Berlin-based Ricardo Carmona talks about his curatorial perspective for the 2023 edition, interweaving curatorial issues, biographical elements, and global challenges.


Biennale Danza - Altered States in Venice #2

After experiencing the first couple of days, I returned to catch some glimpses from the third and final week of the festival, including the powerful TAO Dance Theatre, recently awarded the 2023 Silver Lion, Biennale College Choreographers’ well put together pieces, and the choreography for objects by Andrea Salustri.

Biennale Danza – Altered States in Venice #1

Located in the stunning buildings of the Arsenale di Venezia, the Teatro Malibran, and Ca' Giustinian (Venice), and Teatro del Parco (Mestre), the Biennale Danza’s three-week programme represents a festival with an international character...

Das Fest – A Kinaesthetic Celebration

At the end of November, Berliner dance collective laborgras together with ensemble Continuum presented Das Fest to a sold-out Theater im Delphi, a dance piece bringing contemporary dance and Baroque music together.