Piersandra Di Matteo
Performing arts theorist, dramaturge, and curator. She is currently Research Fellow at IUAV – University of Venice and the artistic curator of Atlas of Transitions Biennale for Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione. Her theoretical interests range from experimental theatre to post-dramatic theatre, from politics and ethics of the voice to practices in curating. For the results of her academic research in the contemporary performing arts, she has been invited to hold conferences and seminars in international research centres and Universities (Hong Kong, Roma, Shanghai, London, Singapore, Montréal, Amsterdam, New York City, Philadelphia, San Paolo, Belo Horizonte), and called as visiting scholar at MESTC/CUNY The City University of New York (Fall 2017). Her essays have been published in international magazines, art catalogues, collections of essays and multimedia projects. For more than ten years she has been Romeo Castellucci’s closest theoretical collaborator and dramaturge, working with him in Europe’s foremost theatres, museum and international festivals. She is currently collaborating as dramaturg with the Argentine director Lola Arias and the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera.