talking about latest work

July 11, 2022 § Leave a comment

A tale for the rootless is a choreographic investigation into the idea of the personal archive. Its research is based around the reconstruction of identity through family and historical memories, sculpting in itself the image of her patrimony and developing in choreography the gestural, textual and rhythmic translation.
(sorry, only in Italian)


(Un)occupy the Body

June 4, 2022 § Leave a comment

Reviving old times and experiences… forever grateful to a great master of mine. Dr. Vânia Gala

“(Un)occupy the Body: Towards a Dispossessed Live Presence on Stage”.

For “Danse as Experience” Séminaire International des Doctorants du CRAL (EHESS) the 8th June 2015, organised by Emily Lombi, Violeta Nigro Giunta and Nicolò Palazzetti

“(Un)occupy the Body: 


June 13, 2020 § Leave a comment


Study for the creative digital workshop LIMINALE

hoje, eu falei às paredes
today, I spoke to the walls



Project of and curated by Alice Gosti
Supported by Home Centro Coreografico, in Perugia (IT)
Grateful to the partner Zerogrammi, for giving me the opportunity of join this group of artists and researchers. And to all the other partners of the projects, Anghiari Dance Hub, KoresponDance Praga, Choreographic Series Sofia, ChoreoLab Manchester.
Video Location: Corner of an Italian house from the hills of La Morra (IT)



December 1, 2019 § Leave a comment

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Deeply touched to win a choreographic co-working residency for the full season at Casa Luft | Zerogrammi in Turin with the project ” A tale for the rootless” 


First photo session with Stefano Mazzotta 

photo album


ocean waste

June 15, 2019 § Leave a comment

ph. Alessandro Camoni


Ocean Waste

Where did we get stuck?


a tale for the rootless

March 4, 2019 § Leave a comment

a tale for the rootless get’s started                     click on the link

#orientations #orients #rhizome

music for dance – ANDRA

February 15, 2019 § Leave a comment

“Can you send me a short movie of your dance?”was the question I asked to my dancing friends from all around Europe. MusicForDance is a project by Andra accompanying music composed expressly for it.

MusicForDance is project by Andra

#moversaroundtheworld #dancepractice #musicfordance


Boarding Pass Plus Dance

January 26, 2019 § Leave a comment

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very honoured to be invited by Piemonte dal Vivo to be part of Boarding Pass Plus as a dance artist. A year long program about mobility and internationalisation.

We’re forming a group and developing plans for a more sustainable way of making dance. more news coming soon…..






“Roots make the commonality of errantry and exile, for in both instances roots are lacking. We must begin with that. Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari criticised notions of the root and, even perhaps, notions of being rooted. The root is unique, a stock taking aIl upon itself and killing aIl around it. In opposition to this they propose the rhizome, an enmeshed root system, a network spreading either in the ground or in the air, with no predatory rootstock taking over permanently.

The notion of the rhizome maintains, therefore, the idea of rootedness but challenges that of a totalitarian root. Rhizomatic thought is the principle behind what I calI the Poetics of Relation, in which each and every identity is extended through a relationship with the Other.”

Édouard Glissant, Poetics of Relation

IMMA a Fondazione Feltrinelli

July 12, 2018 § Leave a comment

Voices & Borders, un festival che sposta confini..

IMMA, di e con Gabriele Licchelli al video making e Teresa Noronha Feio al movimento. Inserzione di Saverio Bari come attore e aiuto alla drammaturgia.
una produzione Fondazione Nazionale della Danza


IMMA ايما

April 16, 2018 § Leave a comment


IMMA  ايما            


ph. Gabriele Licchelli at Les Halles de Schaerbeek

The project has given rise to a series of residencies, exchanges and research activities linking the European capital, Brussels, which is home to a large community of Moroccan origin, with Marrakech, the capital of Morocco’s cultural identity, and Reggio Emilia, a city in the Emilia-Romagna region (Italy) with a substantial presence of Moroccan citizens, who make up its third largest foreign community. It is part of a wider exchange programme between young artists working in the field of visual, multimedia and performance arts, supported by three cultural institutions: Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels, Fondazione Nazionale della Danza in Reggio Emilia and Maison de L’Elu in Marrakech.

Ten Belgian artists and two Italian artists, Gabriele Licchelli and Teresa Noronha Feio, have embarked on a creative residency and research project in Morocco and Belgium, during which they will organize creative meetings with young Moroccan artists and the local communities from Marrakech aimed at creating a moment of openness and sharing to present in the three cities involved in the project.


IMMA ايما

Mystical Images of Aisha’s Morocco
Invisible mother of death, Aisha
Immortal Aisha
In memory of Aisha

IMMA is the product of the partnership between two artists, a dancer and a film maker on the myth of Aisha Kandisha.
Teresa and Gabriele work on the concept of “collective imagination” and its oral transmission. Their collaboration began with a research project into the myth of Aisha, a Jinniyya from Moroccan mythology, whose uncertain origins lie somewhere between Portugal and Sudan. A woman of great beauty and a symbol of resistance to colonialism, a seductress and a demonic creature, she lives in the sea and appears at night in gloomy, isolated places.
Aisha belongs to the imaginary world and the oral tradition of the people from the Maghreb. She features in the stories from the Halka tradition, in Gnawa music and in folk superstitions.
IMMA is an attempt (not faithful) to capture her essence and translate it into a trans-disciplinary performance that employs choreography and cinema as languages of betrayal of the materials collected during the residency in Marrakech in March 2018. We search for her in the stolen glances captured by the tourist cameras, in the songs and stories collected in Morocco. Invisible but ever-present.

This is a compelling performance and all those taking part in it are actors. The authors of IMMA are not the creators; the materials are the product of the transmission and adaptation of original sources.


Next dates

Teresa Noronha Feio and Gabriele Licchelli

Video maker
Gabriele Licchelli

Teresa Noronha Feio, Gabriele Licchelli e saverio Bari

Graphic design
Mohamed Abitar

With the support of Fondazione Nazionale della Danza / Aterballetto, Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels Ministry of Development, Eclat de Lune, Awaln’ Art, Movin’up – GAI

Our thanks for their generosity and collaboration go to:
Patrick Manac’h, La Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, Awaln’Art, Brahim Koutari, Majid Karadi, Abdelfatah Elgnalf, Mohamed Rajan, Home Movies, Home Movies – Italian Amateur Film Archive, Istituto Luce

Duration 38 minutes


Story Collector

A two-day workshop on popular myths and the construction of collective imagery, which uses the language of dance to build a performative device to be returned to the public, inspired by the texts of Edouard Glissant (Poetics of Relation) and Gérard Bouchard (Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries).