Via G. F. Mariti, 29
50127 Firenze
Italy

Associazione Culturale Versiliadanza, founded in 1993 by Angela Torriani Evangelisti, is a professional dance company supported by Italian Ministry of Culture,Tuscan Region, Municipality of Florence, Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze bank. The association is part of Adac Toscana-Associazione Danza Arti Contemporanee.
In 2012 it received an artistic residence at Teatro Cantiere Florida in Florence and Angela Torriani Evangelisti is there the artistic director of the dance season. From 2013 the residence has been recognized by the Tuscan Region as Regional Center for Dance.
The association is composed by artists involved in the promotion of dance and choreographic research through projects of production, organisation of events linked to contemporary art and dance, teaching and research in many art sectors (dance, music, literature, cinema, visual arts). From 1993 many themes and languages were the inspiration for the choreographic work such as: literature - theatrical image, tradition and contemporary art, ancient dance and music in relation with contemporary expressions, dance and live music, dance and visual arts, dance/contemporary arts and architecture. Versiliadanza has collaborated, invited, created projects with famous artists: Antonio Tabucchi, Susanne Linke, Urs Dietrich, Bob Wilson, Luciana Savignano, Paco Decina, Igor Mitoraj; festivals and institutions: La Versiliana festival, the International Institute Andrej Tarkovskij, Fabbrica Europa festival, Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Bagnolet Seine Saint Denis, Small Theatre/NCA and Italian Embassy in Yerevan (Armenia).
The company has been invited and received the support of several national and international festivals and theatres such as: La Versiliana Festival, Festival Interplay, Civitanova Danza, Estate Fiesolana, Fabbrica Europa Festival, Festival di Inequilibrio in Castiglioncello, Florence Dance Festival, Teatro Sociale in Bellinzona-Swizzerland, Teatro Studio in Scandicci- Florence, Festival Eventi ’93 in Cagliari, Festival Internazionale Nuova Danza in Cagliari, Estate a Villa Celimontano-Teatro Greco in Rome, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro Litta in Milan, Teatro La Pergola in Florence, Festival Lunatica, Armenian Ministry of Culture, Italian Embassy in Yerevan - Armenia, State University in Yerevan. Versiliadanza is also active in the education of students and teachers (throug lessons, conferences and projects in collaboration with the Public Education Assessor of Florence Territory and together with private institutions) together with the organisation of special events for the promotion of italian contemporary dance in collaboration with the main public and private italian and international institutions.

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