Simone Sandroni

ByMichaela Weinhauser

Simone Sandroni

Simone Sandroni has been dedicated to the performing arts over three decades: He worked as a choreographer, director, scriptwriter, producer and has been involved in planning and directing theater and festival programs. In 1987 he co-founded the company Ultima Vez, Belgium. In 1997 Sandroni started as a dancer, director and choreographer and founded the company Déjà Donné, presenting performances in over 30 countries worldwide. Over the years he has continued to push his script writing skills for small to medium sized plays. Created and directed choreography and opera for major houses such as the Bavarian State Ballet, Lucerne Stages, Prague National Theatre, Frankfurt Opera and Bolzano City Theatre, among others. From 2015 to 2022 he held the position of director / chief choreographer of the dance department at the Stadttheater Bielefeld. Initiating unique projects like 4×4, a cooperation of theaters in Germany. Receiving funding from the Fonds Doppelpass/Kulturstiftung des BundesTanzfonds Erbe/Kulturstiftung des Bundes and the NRW KULTURsekretariat for the three-year digital project D3. Simone Sandroni developed collaborative projects with the departments such as music, opera and theater, and worked with the KunstHalle in Bielefeld and the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. In 2023, he staged the multimedia event Ready! at the Palazzo del Cinema in Venice and served as a consultant and speaker for Timisoara 23, the European Capital of Culture.

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