Rachele Cortopassi

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Born in Pietrasanta, Tuscany. She started her studies in Lucca, at the New Studio Accademico, under the direction of Evelina Ricci and Grazia Filauro; during this time she had the chance to participate and win some of the most prestigious competitions in Italy such as PID and Longiano in Danza and owned a scholarship to take part to the Joffrey Ballet School summer intensive 2016. She was selected to dance in a piece choreographed by Thang Dao during the Dap International dance festival. The same year Rachele started her studies at Rambert school of Ballet and Contemporary dance, where she had the chance to improve her technique and from which she graduated in 2020, getting a BA degree from the University of Kent. During her time at Rambert, she had the opportunity and the honour to dance pieces by Christopher Bruce, Darren Ellis and Anthony Taylor. In 2020, she took part to the NEXT international dance project in Rome, under the direction of Mauro Astolfi. Here Rachele had the luck to work with choreographers such as Ethan Colangelo, Menghan Lou, Sofia Nappi, Alex Clair, Dor Mamalia, Ricardo Campos Freire, Juan Tirado, Francesca Frassinelli, and Mauro Astolfi. She has recently worked in our theatre as a assistant to the choreographer Michele Pastorini in a croatian drama production of Amarcord.