Chiara Bersani is an Italian performer and author active in the field of performing arts, research theater and contemporary dance.
As an interpreter and as a director / choreographer moves through different languages and visions.
Her works, presented in international circuits, are born as creations in dialogue with spaces of different nature and are mainly aimed at a “neighbor” to the scene.
Her research as an interpreter and author is based on the concept of the “Political Body” and the creation of practices aimed at training its presence and action.
The “manifest” work of this research is Gentle Unicorn, a performance included in the Aerowaves platform.
For the rigor in embodying this study she is awarded the UBU Award for best new actress / performer under 35 for 2018.
In August 2019, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gentle Unicorn and Chiara Bersani won the first prize in the dance category of the Total Theater Awards.
Chiara Bersani is an artist of apap – Advancing Performing arts project – Feminist Future, a project co-funded by the Creativnde Europe Programme of the European Union, until 2024.