Cristina D’Alberto

Cristina D’Alberto’s trajectory as a dancer starts with ballet in her hometown (Torino) and consolidates after graduating at the Montecarlo dance academy Princess Grace in 2005. Two years later, Cristina moves to Florence, where she starts her professional training in contemporary dance at the Opus Ballet. Between 2009 and 2011, she dances for the Opus Ballet Company and works with international choreographers such as German Jauregui, Peter Mika, and Loris Petrillo. In the meanwhile, she also collaborates in two productions with the theatre company Centrale Produzioni. Since 2010, and for the next five years, she tours in the USA, China, Mexico, Bahrein, France and Spain for the TPO company. The Florence cultural program Notti fiorentine hosts her first two choreographic works: E=mc2 (2011) and Storie con-divise (2012). In 2013 she participates to the Italian-Tunisian theatre project “Nostoi” directed by Michael Marmarinos and funded by the European Commission. In the same year, she joins Gabriellasecchi Company for the production “RI-conoscere” performed during the festival “Ballo pubblico” (Siena). In 2014 Cristina dances at Biennale College Danza (Venice) in “À demain” by Anton Lacky. In 2016 she is directed by Johannes Härtl in two productions “Super Heroes” and “Blood lines”, premiered in Munich. In the same year, she performs in two experimental improvisation productions that brought together photographers, dancers, musicians, and writers: “I am a real life”, and “For, To, Step, Next”. She is the co-founder of the project Darkrocksflying with choreographer Ryan Mason, with which she produces, creates and performs the piece “Through the windshield” at Black-Box Gasteig and later at Schwere Reiter during the Hier=Jetzt! festival. In 2017 she joints the Bayerische Staatoper for the production “Tannhäuser” under the direction of Romeo Castellucci and with the choreographer Cindy Van Acker. In 2015 she is among the of co-founders of the collective FIKA contemporanea danza. Today, Cristina is a faculty teacher for contemporary dance at the Iwanson international dance school in Munich.