Roberto Fratini Serafide
Playwright, teacher and dance theorist
Fratini Serafide is at present teaching Theory of Dance at the Conservatori Superior de Dansa Barcelona (Institut del Teatre) for the Màster Universitari en Estudis Teatrals (Institut del Teatre/Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and is a member of the research groups ‘Iconodansa’ and ‘Heterotopías danzadas’, which is based at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. He has given masterclasses, workshops and conferences on theory and dramatic writing at academic and theatrical institutions in Spain and abroad, notably the Universitat de Barcelona, the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, the Université de Lyon, the Mercat de les Flors, the Hochschule der Kunst (Berne), the Tanzhaus (Zürich), the Pôle Sud and UFR Arts (Strasbourg), the Tanzhaus (Düsseldorf), the Tanzquartier (Vienna), the Royaumont Danse (Paris), the Centro di Ricerca per il Teatro (Milan) and the University of Bologna Drama, Art and Music Studies. He has had books, articles and essays published in several magazines in this field, and has been key-note speaker and dramatist for the Modul-Dance Europe project since 2013. He is also the administrator of the Société des Auteurs Suisses training project ‘Dramaturgie Chorégraphique’. Fratini Serafide’s works have been performed in major European dance and theatre festivals, and in 2013 he won the Sebastià Gasch FAD Award.