Luisa Lazzaro

Luisa graduated from Laban in London in 1995.  She then returned to her native Italy to work with MDA, directed by Aurelio Gatti and Roberta Escamilla Garrison. After which she worked with Altroteatro, directed by Lucia Latour in a research project integrating dance, architecture and new technology. In the same year she was also a member of Off-Night Repertory Theatre acting in contemporary theatre pieces in Rome. Before returning to the UK in 2007, she worked with NorrDans in Sweden under the direction of Jeanne Yasko dancing in new creations by choreographers Stephen Petronio, Ramon Oller, Uri Igvi, Johan Greben and Ted Stoffer, and repertory pieces by Rui Horta and Itzik Galili.

From 2007 she worked in opera productions with choreographers Philippe Giraudeau, Aletta Collins, and Denni Sayers. She also worked with Vincent Dance Theatre in the 2010 North American tour of Broken Chords. In 2011 Luisa played a small role in Les Miserables directed by Tom Hooper and choreographed by Liam Steel. Luisa’s choreographic practice has included working with film projection, music videos and narrative film. In 2009 she made her first movement film “Frame of Mind –Craig” , which was selected as part of Cine Dance’15 and shown at Tripspace in East London.

Luisa is also a licensed Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis instructor and teaches sessions at her home Studio SEi and Studio 74 in London.