Adalisa Menghini is an Italian choreographer, performer, dancer and teacher based in Berlin. She studied at the SNDO in Amsterdam, studied neuro-physiological psychology as a post-graduate and is a qualified Feldenkrais practitioner. Adalisa performs improvisation, creates pieces and has worked with various artists, including Nita Little, Keith Hennessy, Kirstie Simson, LaborGras, Sasha Waltz and Tino Sehgal. She creates choreographies for professional and amateur dancers, including children and senior citizens. She has received the title of best director and choreographer twice for giocabriga, a popular theatrical genre in Italy. Her choreographic work with children in museums has twice won her the Kinder zum Olymp prize for children’s cultural education. Adalisa regularly teaches improvisation, composition and choreography at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK) and contact improvisation and Feldenkrais at the Tanzfabrik Berlin. She is a founder of Somatic Movement Training for teachers, therapists and other care-givers at the Somatic Academy Berlin.
This training is a collaboration between Tictac Art Centre and Danspunt.