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Fini Dance Festival: July in Calabria & August in NYC

Fini Dance Festival: July in Calabria & August in NYC


Fini Dance Festival


Venue t.b.a.


Monday, August 21, 2017 - 8:00pm daily through August 31, 2017



Fini Dance Festival

CALABRIA, ITALY, July 18-30 and
NEW YORK CITY, August 21-31

Dancer/producer Antonio Fini will hold a showcase for dancers and choreographers during the major February dance fair in Europe, the Danzainfiera, held at the Fortezza Da Basso in Florence, Italy.  The talents selected by Fini will be invited to part of the Fini Dance Summer Intensive in Villapiana Calabria, Italy, July 18-30, or the New York edition of Fini Dance Summer Intensive, August 21-31.

The New York event will culminate in a performance (venue t.b.a.) and awards presented to artists from Italy or of Italian descent.   Tabata Caldironi, popular dancer/TV hostess in Milan, will return to New York to act as host, and performing companies will include Villapiana Dance Company from Calabria, Aconcoli Dance Elena Albano from Milan, Elena D'Amario from the Parsons Dance Company, Michael Mao Dance, and more.   Mr. Fini, a native of Calabria, will perform Stefano Valentini's solo "The Prophet."

Awardees will join past honorees: Luigi, Alessandra Ferri, Edward Villella, Elena Albano, Petra Conti of the Boston Ballet, Lorenzo Pagano of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and Jacqulyn Buglisi.

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