The Company

MM Contemporary Dance Company, based in Reggio Emilia, Italy, is directed by choreographer Michele Merola. The company was born in 1999 as a permanent center for the production of events and shows and as a promoter of projects and workshops with the aim  of supporting exchanges and alliances between italian and international artists, witnesses and spokesmen of contemporary culture.
Company repertoire is composed by a various range of styles: Merola’s works and other creations of international and Italian choreographers as Mats Ek, Mauro Bigonzetti, Thomas Noone, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Karl Alfred Schreiner, Emanuele Soavi, Enrico Morelli, Eugenio Scigliano, Daniele Ninarello.
In 2010 MMCDC won Danza&Danza Critics Award as Best Emergent Italian Dance Company and in 2017 got the Europaindanza - Merit Award to Choreography for the show Bolero by Michele Merola.
Today the company is, in effect, an outstanding ensemble of italian dance, with consolidated activity of shows all over the country: it is hosted in many theaters in most of Italian regions, is invited in major festivals, collaborates with almost all the regional circuits. Abroad, MMCDC was present in European and extra-European countries such as Korea, Colombia, Canada, Russia, Germany, Morocco, Belgium...
For the three-year period 2018-20 MM Contemporary Dance Company is associated company of InDanza Circuit of Trentino Alto Adige. MM Contemporary Dance Company is supported by Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Regione Emilia-Romagna, Fondazione Nazionale della Danza/Aterballetto, Teatro Asioli di Correggio, ASD Progetto Danza. Technical partner: Pro Music.


Artistic direction: Michele Merola

General manager and press office: Anna Abbate

Administration: Debora Galloni

Technical manager: Gessica Germini

Manager secretary: Fabiana Lonardo with the collaboration of Paolo Lauri

Costumes: Nuvia Valestri, Carlotta Montanari

Choreography assistants and repeating masters: Paolo Lauri, Enrico Morelli

Maitre de ballet: Mauro Carboni, Lisa Martini, Enrico Morelli

Dancers: Emiliana Campo, Dylan Di Nola, Lorenzo Fiorito, Federica Lamonaca, Paolo Lauri, Fabiana Lonardo, Annalisa Perricone, Martina Piacentino, Nicola Stasi, Giuseppe Villarosa

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