Alessandra Ferreri & Matteo Sedda
Alessandra Ferreri (b. 1988, IT) studied to be an actress in Bergamo. After that she took various workshops led by Jan Fabre, Cesare Ronconi and the Odin Theatre in Denmark, among others. She earned a diploma in the Arts and Philosophy and a Master in Directing in Bordeaux. As part of her training for the latter study, she became assistant director for Fabre’s Mount Olympus. After that she also worked as assistant director for two other Troubleyn productions: Belgian Rules/Belgium Rules and The Generosity of Dorcas. In 2015, she started her own group, Compagnie HEIMAT, with which she made 4.48 happy hour (2015) and Abîme (2016). For (in)NATURAL (2017) and POZ! (2018) by the Italian performer Matteo Sedda, she was dramaturge and assistant director.
Matteo Sedda (b. 1990, IT) studied at the Accademia Susanna Beltrami, an academy for contemporary dance in Milan. He danced in Beltrami’s company and went on to study further with Damiano Bigi and Marigia Maggipinto (Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch), Sita Ostheimer (Hofesh Shechter Company), Katharina Christl (Ballet National de Marseille) and Antony Rizzi (Ballet Frankfurt).
Matteo Sedda has worked for a variety of artists, such as Leonard Eto (Kodo collective), Armando Lulaj, Vadim Voster, Enzo Cosimi and Nathalie Larquet. In 2015, he started working with Jan Fabre. He collaborated on the creation of Mount Olympus. To Glorify the Cult of Tragedy. A 24-hour performance, and still performs in that show on tour. In the summer of 2018, he worked with Jan Farber to make a new dance solo, The Generosity of Dorcas.