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Claudia Cavalli & Vito Cassano

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Claudia Cavalli and Vito Cassano - Acrobatics for Dancers - Italy

In January 2004 Claudia entered CRDL (Compagnia of Mvula Sungani), Claudia took part in all the productions performing on the stages of the most important theaters in Italy, France and Germany; at International Dance Galas and in television shows.

In 2009 she works for Giulia Staccioli's Kataklò Athletic Dance Theater Company in the UP production. In March 2012 she joined the "Le Destin des Images" production with the Harry Albert Company of Lyon (France) with whom she still collaborates today.

She won the critics' prize at the first EDC International Aerial Dance Competition in Rome, qualifying to participate in the final of the Hong Kong International Competition. In February 2013, she participated in the Opening Ceremony of the Nordic Ski World Championships with the ResExtensa Company, organized by Studio Festi directed by Monica Maimone. In November 2013 she participated in the international final of the PPS Aerial Performance Tournament, Sheung Wan Civic Center - Hong Kong, representing Italy in the silk category (fabric), winning: Best Costum (best costume), Best Showgirl (Critics' Award); Professional Silks Champion (first classified fabric category), Ultimate Champion (overall first place).

From December 2013 to 2015 she took part in the "PUZZLE" production with Giulia Staccioli's Kataklò Athletic Dance Theater for tours in Italy, Holland, Brazil, Turkey.

She currently teaches aerial dance technique at the Kataklò Academy in Milan AERIAL from 2013. Since March 2014, she has been in charge of the aerial choreography of the permanent show HELL IN THE CAVE staged in the Castellana Caves.

In November 2014 she participated as a guest and judge at the P.P.S. AERIAL PERFORMANCE TOURNAMENT at Sheung Wan Civic Center - Hong Kong. 

In February 2015 she was selected as a lecturer for MOVE IT in London. In May 2015, with the Eleina D. Company, she was chosen by Sergio Rubini for "The legend of the little bird" during the historical parade, with a performance in front of the Basilica of Saint Nicola.

In September 2015, she performed for La Fura dels Baus in collaboration with KATAKLO', for the Kuwait pavilion in Milan-EXPO. For New Year's Eve 2016, she danced with the Eleina D. Company, at sunrise and sunset, in Margherita Theater in Bari for "The world of Saint Nicola" organized by the Foundation Nikolaos in collaboration with CinEthic and the City of Bari.

In May 2016 she took part in the shooting of the film "ERMA" by director Luciano Toriello produced by Apulia Film Commission with the Eleina D. Company.


Vito joined the Mvula Sungani Company in Rome, Italy at the age of 18 performing for the most important theaters in Italy, France and Germany. He has participated in several Festivals and Italian Galas including: Spoleto Estate, Teatro Romano di Spoleto, Roma Chorea Mundi, La Grande Danza Unita and Italian TV shows: "Domenica In" with Raffaele Paganini, "New Year's Concert" Teatro La Fenice in Venice with Giuseppe Picone. He was selected to take part in the production "Le Destin des Images"with the Harry Albert Contemporary Dance Company in co-production with the Operà of Saint Etienne (France), a collaboration that continues to this day.

September 2012 he performed with Elisa Barucchieri in the CIRCLE OF LIGHT MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL in Moscow.

February 2013 with the ResExtensa Company, he performed in the Opening Ceremony of the Nordic Ski World Championships, organized by Studio Festi with the idea and direction of Monica Maimone.

From January 2014 he took part in the "PUZZLE" production, Kataklò Athletic Dance Theater by Giulia Staccioli, for the tour in Italy, Holland, Brazil, Turkey. For the academic year 2013 / '14 / '15 / '16 . Currently he teaches at the Kataklò Academy in Milan.

Since March 2014, he is the choreographer in charge of the permanent show HELL IN THE CAVE, staged in the Castellana Grotte Caves.

November 2014 he is a guest together with Claudia Cavalli at the P.P.S. AERIAL TOURNAMENT at the Sheung Wan Civic Center - Hong Kong.

December 2014, first as an aerial performer and later as an assistant, he took part in two shows / events created by Kitomb in Lagos (Nigeria).

February 2015 he was selected as a teacher for Move-it in London.

May 2015, with the Eleina D. Company, he was chosen as the choreographer of an aerial performance in front of the Basilica of San Nicola.

September 2015, he performed for La Fura dels Baus in collaboration with KATAKLO ', for the Kuwait pavilion in Milan-EXPO.

New Year's Eve 2016, he created the choreography staged at dawn for the Eleina D. Company and at sunset in the Margherita Theater of Bari for "The world of San Nicola" organized by Nikolaos Foundation in collaboration with CinEthic and the Municipality of Bari.

May 2016 with the Eleina D. Company he took part in the shooting of the film "ERMA" by director Luciano Toriello produced by Apulia Film Commission.

 

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