Ixchel Mendoza Hernández, Cristiana Casadio
After a professional rhythmic gymnastics career, Cristiana joined as a trainee the Aterballetto Company, directed by Mauro Bigonzetti and received several scholarships (eg. at “Merce Cunninghum Studio” ,”Peridance Center”, in New York, ..). She joined Botega Dance Company (IT), J.K.Tyl Theater Pilsen (CZ) and Balletto dell’Esperia (Turin,IT), dancing pieces by Enzo Celli, Michele Pogliani, Bronislav Rosnos, Alena Peskova, Libor Vaculìk, Inmacolada Rubio, Hervè Costa, Eugenio Scigliano, Laura Corradi, Paolo Mohovich, and others. Since 2010 Cristiana works as freelancer, taking part in different productions and projects, as a dancer and a choreographer (e.g. Berliner Ensemble). Her works have been presented in international theaters and festivals - her piece “Tangram” has been nominated for the “Total Theatre Award” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.