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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





OpenFLR would like to open its doors to a young talent. After the successful past editions, OpenFLR 2017 (6th/23rd July 2016) is looking for one emerging choreographer to come to Florence and create a new piece, alongside internationally acclaimed choreographers. If selected, you will deliver two half-day workshops/auditions to the […]

OpenFLR Young Talent – Call for a young choreographer



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


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 2017 will take place in different locations around an area of the city: Headquarters and Studio 1: Il Vivaio del Malcantone – Via del Malcantone 15/b, 50137 Firenze Studio 2: oMA – Viale dei Mille 90, Florence Studio 3: Le Murate – Piazza delle Murate, 50122 Firenze, Italy Studio […]

Locations 2017




OpenFLR 2016 was a great adventure! The organisation would like to thank everyone who, in different ways, has helped to make it possible: Rosalba Torres Guerrero, Guido Sarli, Fernando Troya, Elisa Zuppini and Manuel Ronda; Mose Risaliti and Silvia Bennett; Elvira Boccia; Claudia Balocchini, Elisa Godani and Giulia Moretti; Sebastian […]

THANK YOU!


When? 20th July 2016, 21:30 Where? Limonaia di Villa Strozzi Program: Coreography: Rosalba Torres Guerrero with Danya Gonzalez, Chloe Lao, Aranza Flores Mojica Coreography: Manuel Ronda with Alejandro Chavez Flores, Giulia Piana, Diana Gulezen, Yokoyani Arreola Sanchez, Danai Christakakou, Claudia Lomar, Marisol Xochihua Rojo Coreography: Guido Sarli with Andrea Galizia, […]

OpenFLR 2016 Final Performance



When? 19th July 2016, 18:30 Where? Teatro Romano di Fiesole Program: Coreography: Rosalba Torres Guerrero with Danya Gonzalez, Chloe Lao, Aranza Flores Mojica Coreography: Manuel Ronda with Alejandro Chavez Flores, Giulia Piana, Diana Gulezen, Yokoyani Arreola Sanchez, Danai Christakakou, Claudia Lomar, Marisol Xochihua Rojo Coreography: Guido Sarli with Andrea Galizia, […]

OpenFLR 2016 Tryout @ Fiesole


Starting on July 2nd, the International Summer Intensive’s programme is full of appointments for local dancers and audience. One of them is the daily open classes. This year OpenFLR offers Countertechnique with Elita Cannata and M. Eugenia Demeglio and Flying Low with Cristina Planas Leitão. The classes are open to […]

OpenFLR Morning Classes


OpenFLR goes to the Garden Giovani talenti internazionali al Giardino dell’Orticoltura Giovedi’ 14 Luglio 2016, h 20:30 – Facebook event Nell’ ambito dell’ Estate Fiorentina 2016, dal 9 giugno al 28 Luglio 2016 all’ interno del Giardino dell’Orticultura si svolgera’ Creative Factory, a cura dell’Associazione Heyart. Il 14 Luglio Creative Factory […]

OpenFLR goes to The Garden – 14th July 2016 @ ...



During OpenFLR 2016, our resident Flying Low teacher Cristina Planas Leitão will undergo a residency at the Vivaio del Malcantone, our co-organising institution. On 16th July 2016 Cristina will share the work emerged from her residency.   About the Residency…. The Primal Piece Cristina Planas Leitão & Jasmina Križaj “The […]

Cristina Planas Leitão & Jasmina Križaj: The Primal Piece. Residency ...



OpenFLR and Dance Italia have started a partnership that is full of advantages for participants of both intensives!!!! Participants of OpenFLR are eligible for a 20% discount on Dance Italia’s workshops in Lucca in July and August 2016. Participants of Dance Italia have the possibility of attending OpenFLR accessing our […]

OpenFLR + Dance Italia



OpenFLR 2016 will take place in different locations around an area of the city: Headquarters: Il Vivaio del Malcantone – Via del Malcantone 15/b, 50137 Firenze Studio 1: oMA – Viale dei Mille 90, Florence Studio 2: Nexus Studio – Via F. Rismondo 14, 50131 Florence Studio 3: Magma – […]

Locations 2016





OpenFLR is collaborating with Lucky Trimmer! During Open 2016, 5 participants will be selected and will have the possibility to access the Lucky Trimmer 2017 application for free! Moreover, in March the Team of OpenFLR will visit the festival and will select OpenFLR Young Talent for 2017.   What is […]

OpenFLR + Lucky Trimmer









OpenFLR is an intensive dance lab in which internationally acclaimed choreographers work with recent graduates and professional dancers. OpenFLR provides the space for each choreographer to experiment and investigate their practice. By working with the dancers five hours a day, they create a work in progress to be presented at […]

ABOUT



M. Eugenia Demeglio is an Italian maker and educator, currently living and working in the UK. She has obtained her BA in Choreography from Codarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (NL) in 2008 and her MA in Curatorial Practice from Falmouth University (UK) in 2011. Her research is concerned with questioning […]

M. Eugenia Demeglio







Elvira Boccia was born in Pescasseroli (IT). She started studing ballet and modern dance at the age of 14. She moved to Florence to attend university, graduating in Performative Disciplines with a thesis on the importance of body in dance and theatre. In Florence she has also started training in […]

Elvira Boccia









FLYING Ryanair flies on Pisa, Bologna and Roma Ciampino. ————————————————————– From Pisa Airport By bus: Terravision – http://www.terravision.eu/florence_pisa.html Autostradale – http://www.autostradale.it/pdf/festivitaaereoporti/PIFI.pdf By train: Train from Pisa Airport to Florence S.M.N. http://www.trenitalia.com/trenitalia21.html ————————————————————– From Bologna Airport Get the Aerobus to Bologna Central Station http://www.atc.bo.it/orari/aerobus Then a train to Firenze S.M.N. http://www.trenitalia.com/trenitalia21.html […]

How to get to Florence





Open FLR è alla ricerca di giovani artisti e  coreografi Stiamo cercando giovani artisti e coreografi con la voglia di esporre il loro lavoro dinnanzi un pubblico eterogeneo. Il lavoro presentato potrà essere finito o in progress, e sarà esposto in un luogo non teatrale a più stretto contatto con […]

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