Gabriella Maiorino (1971, Italy) gratuaded in 2002 at the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. She gained in-depth knowledge about the many approaches of modern and contemporary dance, like release technique, contact improvisation and choreography.
From ‘97 on Maiorino works as a dancer/performer, choreographer and teacher. She also danced three years in productions of Ornella D'Agostino in Italy and France, at the ZIP festival of Orvieto in 2001, 2004 en 2005 and at the latest production of the choreographer Mati Elias (Israel) in 2005.
The work of Gabriella Maiorino is considered to be strong, physical, innovative and raw. Maiorino graduated from the SNDO of Amsterdam in 2002. In collaboration with Dansmakers Amsterdam and other European partners Gabriella created the pieces Anarchistas (Dansclick tour), ZOO, Love_about (program MIXED EMOTIONS), Trilogia del Desiderio and her last piece IOVIODIO, premiered in 2010. Her works have been presented in prestigious festivals and theaters in The Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Portugal, France, Norway, Spain, England, Belgium and Poland.