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Elisa Vassena

Dance Artist


Whilst training, I had the opportunity to perform in works by Rachel de la Nieta, Steve Paxton, Matteo Fargion , M.Gabrielle Rotie. It was an amazingly enriching journey and an important meeting platform, as I found a family of friends and fellow artists with whom I am currently still collaborating.

Elisa Vassena
Elisa Vassena


Elisa graduated in 2012 with a first class BA (Hons), receiving the Marion North Award for Outstanding Performance in her final year. Since graduating she has worked with various artists including Tilted Productions (Maresa von Stockert), Janine Harrington, Dog Kennel Hill Project, Tino Sehgal, Katarzyna Witek and Irina Baldini. Elisa has toured work by fellow Trinity Laban alumni;Peopleby Ingvild Isaksen andThree Movementsby Cornelia Voglmayr. She has performed at the Venice Dance Biennale inYou dont know how lucky you areby Alessandro Sciarroni and is has worked with fellow alum Maresa von Stockert. Since 2013 she has been collaborating with fellow alum Stella Papi in the duo SALSAROSA, performing in Norway, Italy and the Netherlands, as well as following her own creative desires somewhere hybrid between drawing/printmaking, writing, sound/movement landscapes.