Come diventare un partigiano


9 Giugno 2018 dalle 17-22 FREE / GRATIS

Come diventare un partigiano è il nuovo capitolo del progetto di Alice Gosti che prende ispirazione dai Partigiani Italiani, prodotto da Indisciplinarte vincitore della prima edizione del bando Italian Council promosso dalla DGAAP del del Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo.

Al termine della residenza negli spazi del CAOS la coreografa Alice Gosti aprirà al pubblico l’esito del progetto. Durante le cinque ore dello spettacolo le porte resteranno aperte per far si che il pubblico possa andare e venire a suo piacere.

Velocity Dance Center ha prodotto, commissionato e presentato How to become a partisan, primo capitolo della serie. Questo progetto è stato reso possibile anche grazie alla generosità di Case Van Rij, Tim Summers, Jackie Roberts, Artist Trust Grants for Artist Project, the City of Seattle Office of the Arts and Culture’s CityArtist Project Grant, Cornish Artists Incubator Residency, Verdecoprente Residenza in Festival 2014 e il ristorante Pink Door (Seattle).

Link to the facebook event.


Alice Gosti (creator) is an Italian-American choreographer, hybrid performance artist, curator and architect of experiences, working between Seattle and Europe since 2008. Gosti’s work has been recognized with numerous awards, commissions and residencies including being a recipient of the 2012 Vilcek Creative Promise in Dance Award, the 2012 ImPulsTanz danceWEB scholarship, the 2015 inaugural Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Program as a Director and Velocity’s 2015 Made in Seattle Artist, NEFA’s National Dance Project 2016 and the first Italian Council Price from the MIBACT. Gosti’s work has been commissioned and presented nationally and Internationally in universities, theaters, museums and galleries. Dance Magazine has described Gosti’s work as “unruly yet rigorous, feminine yet rebellious, task-like yet mischievous.“ Alice Loves planes.

Amiya Brown (light designer) is Lighting Designer based in Seattle, WA. She holds a Master’s Degree in Theatrical Lighting Design from the University of Washington. Her work has been presented at The Baryshnikov Arts Center, The Joyce SOHO, New York Live Arts (NYC), REDCAT (Los Angeles, CA), The Della Nuova Danza Roma (Rome, Italy), and Theatre Le Quai (Angers, France) and many others. Designing for Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Musical performance, she specializes in devised productions. Recently, she designed lights for Pat Graney's Bessie award-winning productionGirl Gods. For information and contact please

Nordra is the solo project of composer, programmer, and activist Monika Khot (sound design), who is also half of the avant noise duo Zen Mother. As Nordra, Khot uses guitar, trumpet, voice, synthesizers, and other electronic and acoustic instruments to craft exploratory, inquisitive music that is both cerebral and soulful, combining post- industrial elements with musique concrète and gently melodic ambience. Monika has toured Europe, China, North America, and Canada, and works actively with film and dance. She has played shows with Demdike Stare, Jenny Hval, SUMAC, Xiu Xiu, Yves Tumor, Juliana Huxtable, Sissy Spacek, Nate Young, and Deafheaven.

Kaitlin McCarthy (performer/collaborator), a Seattle-based dance artist, has performed and choreographed all over Seattle, WA for the last eight years. She is a teacher at Velocity Dance Center and a freelance dance critic for City Arts Magazine, where she is also the Editor. Kaitlin began working with Alice Gosti in 2014, including projectsHow to Become a Partisan, Protecting the Herd, Bodies of Water,Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture,and others.

Born and raised in Italy, Anna Borini (performer/collaborator) started dancing at the age of five at a local dance school, where she was introduced to dance techniques as Ballet, Cunningham, Graham and Mattox. In 2013 she moved to London to study at Trinity Laban, where she graduated in 2013. During her training in London, she worked with artists as Rosemary Brand, Valerie Preston-Dunlop, Daniel Squire and Martin Hargreaves. In the same year, she was invited to do an internship at Martha Graham Dance Company in New York and at Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds. In 2016, she joined Edge Dance Company and achieved a Master in Performing Arts at London Contemporary Arts School.

Sharon Estacio (performer/collaborator) is an American dance artist residing in Italy. Her current project,The Reconciliation of Magik Salap, focuses on social and cultural identities developed out of context. Her works include commissions by UP J Vargas Museum (Philippines); Aaron Davis Hall, Mulberry Street Theater with the Jerome Foundation, LMCC and Women in Motion (USA); Fabbrica Europa, SESTO TRAM, Officina Caos/ Teatro Stalker, DiD Studio/ Fabbrica del Vapore (Italy). Her work has been presented at Danspace Project/St. Mark’s Church, Joe’s Pub (DanceNOW[NYC]), Dixon Place, Jacob’s Pillow, La MaMa, WAX (USA); Lavanderia a Vapore, Le Murate PAC (Italy) and others. She has performed with Doug Elkins, Clare Byrne, Eun Me Ahn, Kevin Wynn, Julian Barnett, Katie Workum, Will Rawls, Elena Giannotti, Virgilio Sieni, Alessandro Sciarroni, Trisha Brown and Steven Koplowitz, among others. She attended FH Laguardia HS of Music & Art and the Performing Arts and New York University/ Tisch School of the Arts, where she was honored with the JS Seidman Award. Estacio is also an AADP certified holistic health practitioner and proud mother to Samuel. For more information on her work, please

Alyza DelPan-Monley (performer/collaborator) believes in the expressive power that can be accessed in the body through movement. Their work has been presented at Seattle International Dance Festival, Cafe Nordo, Annex Theater, Book-it Repertory Theatre and Strawberry Theater Workshop and Washington Ensemble Theater. She also performs with Cherdonna Shinatra in the newly formed Donna, and Tim Smith- Stewart and Jeffrey Azevedo.

Fabiana Mangialardi (performer/collaborator) started her journey into dance when in 2011 she joined the Junior Dance Company Bari, directed by Sara Accettura. She had the chance to perform pieces by several international choreographers around Italy and abroad. in 2013, after getting her diploma, she attended the University of Malta to follow a Bachelor in Dance Studies. She later joined the ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble, directed by Mavin Khoo and had the opportunity to work with international choreographers and coaches and perform some repertoire pieces. Fabiana is now a freelancer and, as she keeps on traveling, she loves to meet new people, new artists and living new amazing experiences.

Cecilia Ventriglia (performer/collaborator) is a dance artist who graduated with honors in Communications from the University of Perugia. After studying contemporary dance at Dance Gallery in Perugia, she began her career in 2005 as a performer with Sosta Palmizi (Italy) and Farm in the Cave (Czech Republic), among others. Since 2013, she has been creating her own work through collaborations in the theater and dance realm. Her artistic inspiration pulls from various genres and the complexity of the human condition. She is part of the collective ART N/veau (Perugia) where she directs artistic programming for children and adults.

Seattle dancer Lorraine Lau’s (performer/collaborator) movement practice acts as a portal to joy and healing, interconnectedness and autonomy. She is a member of Au Collective- a dance- based non-profit that centers people of color, queer people, and womxn. Drawn to performing in unusual spaces under magical circumstances, Lorraine works with site- specific creators Alice Gosti, Lucia Neare's Theatrical Wonders, Kinesis Project, and visual artist Mandy Greer. She also regularly dances with choreographers Petra Zanki and Amy Johnson.

Giulia Carotenuto (producer and company Manager) hails originally from Rome, Italy, where she began her early training in ballet and modern dance. After earning a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University (CA), Giulia moved to New York and had the honor and pleasure of working with artists including Mark Dendy, Douglas Dunn, Catherine Miller, and Kate Fisher. Giulia also became a member and collaborator of Palissimo, directed by Slovak choreographer Pavel Zustiak, and of Monica Bill Barnes and Company with whom she toured, taught and performed all over the country. In 2012, she joined the Faye Driscoll Group as a collaborator and performer in Ms. Driscoll’s internationally acclaimed work Thank You for Coming: Attendance, touring extensively nationally and internationally. Most recently Giulia was also seen performing leading roles in Third Rail Projects’ critically acclaimed works Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise. Parallel to her performance career, Giulia has worked in arts administration and in production, covering a plethora of roles, from creative producer, to company manager, to stage manager, managing and running productions in venues including BAM (NY), the Walker Arts Center (MN), and the Wexner Center for the Arts (OH), amongst others.

SANDFORD&GOSTI (installation) have merged their work for single artistic events. Having worked side by side since 1976, they decided to present their work under a single signature in 2000. The works are produced by both artists who find in each other motivation and stimulus, inventive and dialogue from the first phases of ideation and realization. SANDFORD&GOSTI enact their project titled ACTIONS PER in/FINITE FORMS, carry forward the idea of RECURRENT FLUCTUATION OF EVENTS (WAVES OF re/ACTION), and the periodicity of actions hypothesis. Their artistic media include installation, performance, video and digital photography. They have held artistic events in Argentina, Australia, Croatia, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Spain, USA. Some of their visual works are in museums and private collections, and are also visible at, on Vimeo and YouTube -sandfordgosti.

Lucilla Galeazzi (choir director) Nata a Terni, si avvicina alla musica popolare dopo l’incontro con l’antropologo umbro Valentino Paparelli e con Sandro Portelli, entrambi impegnati nella ricerca etnomusicologica sul campo in Umbria e centro Italia. Nel 1977 entra a far parte del Quartetto Vocale di Giovanna Marini. Dopo il grandissimo successo con il Quartetto e tournée in ogni continente, incontra Roberto de Simone e nell’86 prende parte alla sua grandiosa opera “Stabat Mater” eseguita al Teatro dell’Opera di Napoli e in tournée a New York. Nel 1987, con Ambrogio Sparagna agli organetti e Carlo Rizzo ai tamburelli, forma il trio “Il Trillo”, che rappresenta la volontà musicale di andare oltre la mera riproposta della tradizione. Dal 2002 entra a far parte della formazione barocca L’Arpeggiata di Christina Pluhar, con cui incide album premiati e tiene tournée in tutto il mondo, e successivamente forma il Trio Rouge con Michel Godard e Vincent Courtois. E’ del 2006 il suo album “Amore e acciaio”, che vince anche il Premio Tenco come migliore album folk. Nel 2011 assieme a Moni Ovadia avvia il progetto “Cantiamo cantammo e canteremo. Canti per l’uguaglianza”. Con lo stesso artista realizza nel 2014 lo spettacolo “Doppio Fronte” sui canti della prima guerra mondiale. Contemporaneamente partecipa alla riedizione dello spettacolo BELLA CIAO in occasione del cinquantenario dalla discussa prima messa in scena al Festival dei Due Mondi di Spoleto. Nel 2015 si esibisce alla Carnegie Hall di New York con il suo spettacolo Festa Italiana. Il suo brano “Quelle Parole” è stato inserito nella colonna sonora del film “Il Contagio” presentato al festival di Venezia nel 2017. Parallelamente alle performance dal vivo, Lucilla Galeazzi tiene in tutta Europa stage di canto e uso della voce, con particolare attenzione alla promozione del repertorio vocale popolare della sua terra. Nel 2013 fonda a Terni il coro popolare Canti e-Terni tramite il quale opera un'importante azione di riscoperta e divulgazione dei canti della tradizione orale dell'Umbria ma anche repertori popolari di altre regioni d'

L’Ensemble Coristi a Priori si costituisce nel 2015 in collaborazione con l’Associazione Priori di Perugia, e da allora spazia nel repertorio per definire una propria identità musicale, in equilibrio tra musica rinascimentale e moderne composizioni swing, spirituals e pop, con una particolare predilezione per la musica corale contemporanea. Il gruppo, fondato dalla direttrice Carmen Cicconofri, è composto per lo più da giovani che hanno iniziato a cantare in coro proprio con la formazione. Fortemente legato alla storica Via dei Priori dove è nato, il coro ha preso parte a numerose rassegne e festival sul territorio umbro, tra cui la XIII Rassegna Ars Cantorium di Magione e il Festival Cantico di Assisi. La formazione dal 2017 si è costituita come associazione culturale Musicittà.