openflr 2017

One week has passed by since the end of OpenFLR 2017. It has been an amazing and intense edition. The Openflr team would like to thank everybody involved: our choreographers Dorotea Saykaly, Shumpei Nemoto, Jasmine Ellis, Christopher Evans, their assistants Ale Marzotto, Miguel Angel Guzmán, Rachele Rapisardi, our Countertechinque teacher Jenia Kasatkina, our partners in crime Il Vivaio del Malcantone, Le […]


Canadian dancer Dorotea Saykaly is currently working with the Goteborg Danskompani since 2014. Since joining the company, she has worked with choreographers Ina Christel Johannessen, Michael Keegan-Dolan, Marina Mascarell, Saburo Teshigawara and Alan Lucien Oyen. She has also performed works by Sidi-Larbi Cherkaoui, Hiroaki Humeda, Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. […]

Dorotea Saykaly

Workshop di Countertechnique e Inprovvisazione condotto da M. Eugenia Demeglio. L’ incontro si svolgera’ all’Associazione Demidoff, da Venerdi’ 24 Marzo sera a Domenica 26 Marzo 2017. Venerdi’ 24 Marzo: 18:00-20:00 Countertechnique (tecnica contemporanea) Sabato 25 Marzo: 15:00-19:00 Improvvisazione Domenica 26 Marzo: 10:00-12:00 Countertechnique (tecnica contemporanea) 13:00-17:00 Improvvisazione e Instant Composition […]

Workshop OpenFLR Youth 24/26 Marzo

Jasmine Ellis, born in Canada, is a dancer and choreographer. Since 2006, Ellis has worked for companies including; Dorky Park -­‐ Costanza Marcas (DE), Random Collison (NL), Satellite production -­‐ David Russo (DE), Bavarian State Opera and choreographers including; Edan Gorlicki NL), Ido Batash (IS), and Anna Reiti (HG). Her […]

Jasmine Ellis

Following the success of 2015 and of 2016, OpenFLR will organise an extra performance for the participants of OpenFLR. This improvisation performance will take place in Florence’s public space, and it will be lead by local artists Carolina Amoretti and Cristina D’Alberto, members of FIKA. NOTE: the process and the […]

Site Specific Performance 2017

Jenia Kasatkina studied modern and contemporary dance at the Rotterdam Dance Academy, Codarts. During her education and after her graduation in 2009 she has worked with several companies and choreographers such as: Anouk van Dijk, Jack Gallagher, Arno Schuitemaker, Leine&Roebana, Norrdans, De Stilte, United-C, among  others. In 2012 Jenia became […]

Countertechnique with Jenia Kasatkina

Alessandro has graduated from Rambert School in London and he now is a freelancer developing projects across Europe. He has been Co-director of Impermanence Dance Theatre in Bristol (UK) for the past five years while also working on solo work presented at different festivals and cabaret stages internationally.He has started his career joining ITdansa in […]

Contemporary with Alessandro Marzotto Levy

Christopher began his career with the Hofesh Shecter Company.  Since 2006 he has been one of it’s original company members, making and touring Internationally.  His relationship to the work has always been strengthened through leading workshops and intensives  worldwide. During this time he has also worked with Jonathan Lunn to […]

Contemporary with Christopher Evans and Rachele Rapisardi

Born in 1980 in Italy, in 2004 he finished his MA studies in Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Padua. He started studying dance in Padua with C. Di Napoli. In 2006, he was invited to join the Rotterdam Dance Academy (Codarts) where in 2008 he obtained a […]

Contemporary with Giacomo Della Marina

OpenFLR is striking deals for the participants concerning accommodation! Ostello Sette Santi is offering a special rate of  20EUR pp (+ breakfast for 3EUR pp) in a 4-beds room shared with other participants of OpenFLR 2017. Please contact the hostels directly for the booking, mentioning that you are a participant […]

Accommodation 2017