Carolina Alessandra Valentini

Italy (1992), member of EN-KNAP Group since January 2021.

Carolina first experienced dancing on stage at the age of 11 when she worked with choreographer Sarah Michelson in a project presented at La Biennale di Venezia (Italy). In 2015 she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance, Performance at Codarts Rotterdam University of the Arts. During her studies, she performed a varied repertoire including choreographies by Nacho Duato, Samir Calixto, Club Guy&Roni, and studied with well-renowned teachers and choreographers. She also joined the International Dansteather dance company (The Netherlands) as an apprentice and performed in most national theaters and in international dance festivals with works from Neel Verdoorn, Vasco Wellenkamp and Jan Linkens. Another important figure in her professional career has been choreographer Liat Waysbort whom she got the chance to work with in the project “Titanic” that toured in The Netherlands. In 2016, she began a fruitful collaboration with Compagnia Arearea (Italy) where she took part in works by artistic directors Marta Bevilacqua and Roberto Cocconi.