Coldesina Alessia

Since2015: Teacher of Egyptian Oriental Dance (part-time) at Scuola di danza

di Paola Masera (Lugano, Switzerland), La casa del tango
(Massagno, Switzerland), Primary school Lamone-Cadempino.
Since2011: MemberofStudioMoroni,visualtheatercompanybasedinBern
and Cairo (working on the visual translation of feelings).
www.ghayatt.com

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2013/2014: Member of “The London Algerian Ballet” directed by Farah Nasri,

London, UK.

Jan/July 2013: Teacher of Egyptian Oriental Dance at College Papio (teenager

group), Ascona, Switzerland.

February 2013: Member of the Jury for the Swiss Bellydance Competition orga-
nized by Rosita Arnold, Jardins de Semiramis, Zurich, Switzerland.

2010 / 2012: Teacher of Egyptian Oriental Dance at MAT (Movimento Artistico

Ticinese), Lugano, Switzerland.

2008/2010: Member of the International Dance Group of Khaled Seif, Zurich,

Switzerland.

May/Nov. 2009: “Folklor Tanzprojekt”, Progessional study of Egyptian folk-
lore (Gypsy, saidi, Melaya, Khaleegy, Muwashahat, Pharon-
ic, Mambooti, Fellahi,Nubi).

Khaled Seif, Zurich, Switzerland.

2007/2008: Introduction to theOriental FusionDancewith Olivia Mancino,

Milano, Italy.
Study of the Oriental Egyptian Folklore with Wael Mansour,
Milano, Italy.

Member of the Oriental Dance Company of Wael Mansour, Mi-
lano, Italy.

April/June2007: Study of Oriental Dance with
Horacio Cifuentes, Berlin, Germany.

2006/2007: Oriental DanceStudies

Khaled Seif, Orientalische und Ethno Tanzschule, Zurich,
Switzerland.

2005/2007: Member ofthe Oriental Dance Company of
Wael Mansour, Manno, Switzerland.

2004: Beginning of the study of the Egyptian oriental dance with Samah

Gayed, Manno,Switzerland.
2003 / 2004: Modern Dance Studies

Melinda Wick School, Lugano, Switzerland.

2002/2003: Hip Hop Dance Studies

New Style Dance, Lugano, Switzerland.
1996/2004: Rhythmics and Artistic Gymnastic
SFG Valle del Vedeggio, Switzerland.

ARTISTIC HISTORY AND WORKSHOP PARTECIPATIONS
Since 2014: Argentinean Tango at New Style Dance, Massagno, CH.
Sept/Jan 2014: Argentinean Tango with Leandro Palou, London, UK.
March/July 2013: Argentinean Tango with Gianfranco Zuppardo,
L’officina del Tango, La Tangueria, Locarno, CH.
Sept/Jan. 2013: Contemporary Dance with Barbara Boffa, Lugano,

Switzerland.

July/Aug. 2012: Stage de danse international, Off Jazz, Nice, France.
Contemporary dance and movements analyze with Martine
Kaisserlian

JazzdancewithKatiusciaOnnis,HuguesSalgasandGianni
Mancini.
Ballet classes with Luca Tozzi and Azucena Rollan Mas.
2011 / 2012: Studying Flamenco with La Maya, Lugano, CH.
December 2011: Workshop with Mercedes Nieto (Hungary), Milano,IT.

February2010: Nile Group Festival, Cairo, Egypt.

Workshop with Mahmoud Reda (Egypt); Farida Fahmy (Egypt);
Yousry Sharif (New York); Mohamed Kazafi (Egypt).

November2009: Nile Group Festival, Cairo, Egypt.

Assistant choreograph Hassan Afifi (Egypt).

August 2009: Workshop with: Hassan Afifi (Egypt); Gamal Seif (Germany);
Khaled Seif (Switzerland); Aladin El Kholy (Germany).
Sommertanzwoche 2009, Zurich, Switzerland.

Mai 2009: WorkshopwithYousrySharif(NewYork),Bern,Switzerland.
March 2009: Workshop“Expression andfemininity inthe orientaldance”with

Hind (Morocco/France), Zurich, Switzerland.

August 2008: Workshop with: Hassan Afifi (Egypt); Gamal Seif (Germany);
Khaled Seif (Switzerland); Aladin El Kholy (Germany).
Sommetanzwoche 2008, Zurich, Switzerland.

August 2007: Workshop with: Hassan Afifi (Egypt); Gamal Seif (Germany);
Khaled Seif (Switzerland); Aladin El Kholy (Germany).
Sommetanzwoche 2007, Zurich, Switzerland.

March 2007: Workshop with: Aziza (Italy); Tarek Awad Alla (Egypt); Dr. Mo
Geddawi (Egypt); Amir Thaleb (Argentina); Hind Sardi (Mo
rocco); Natalia Bekker (Russia).
Festival Stelle d’oriente, Torino, Italy.

June 2006: Workshop with: Raqia Hassan (Egypt); Dr. Mo Geddawi
(Egypt); Nabil Mabrouk (Egypt); Nagwa Fouad (Egypt);
Suhaila Salimpour (USA); Amir Thaleb (Syria/Argentina);
Zaza Hassan (Egypt/France); Kamal Naeem (Egypt);
Ihab Gadallah(Egypt); Asmahan (Egypt); Nesrin (Egypt);
Hamada Hossam (Egypt); Meera (India); Aziza (Italy).
Festival Ahlan wa Sahlan, Cairo, Egypt.

SELECTED SHOWS AND PERFORMANCES

Since 2014: Performing with students in several events in the region of Lu-
gano, Ticino, Switzerland.

Since 2012: Performing in the role of Angel, Holy representation, Art Director
Pietro Aiani, Convento Santa Maria del Bigorio, Bigorio, CH.

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08.11.2013: A Journey to Algeria: London Algerian Ballet, The tabernacle,

London, UK.

14-­-15.02.2013 “If I weren’t Egyptian”, Performing theatre based on the novel of
Alaa Al Aswany, directed byOmarGhayatt. Dampfzentrale, Bern,
Switzerland.

21-­-24.11.2012 “If I weren’t Egyptian”, Performing theatre based on the novel of
AlaaAlAswany,directedbyOmarGhayatt.Les rencontresà
l’echelle, Marseille,France.

During 2012 Monthly performance forOrascom Development– Swiss Alps
project. Bären Restaurant&Rooms, Andermatt, Switzerland.

20.04.2012: Performing for “La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs”
Ristorante Montalbano, Stabio, Switzerland.

30.03.2012: Performing forOrascom Development– Swiss Alps project.
Bären Restaurant&Rooms, Andermatt, Switzerland.

14.01.2012: Performing at MusicNet
Lugano,Switzerland.

23/25.09.2011: “IfIweren’tEgyptian”,Performingtheatretryoutversiondirected

by OmarGhayatt.
Dampfzentrale, Bern,Switzerland.

28.11.2008: “Orient&Occident” -­- KhaledSeif’s InternationalDanceCompany.

Theatre Aula Rämibühl, Zürich, Switzerland.

19.09.2008: Performance fortheGraduation Evening ofthe Faculty of dental

medicine.
Marriot Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland.

12.09.2008: “Orient&Occident” -­- KhaledSeif’s InternationalDanceCompany.

Theatre Bonn,Germany.

20.05.2008: “Orient&Occident” -­- KhaledSeif’s InternationalDanceCompany.
Theatre Kantonschule Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland.

31.12.2007: New years’ eve performance

Ristorante della Palazzia, Mezzovico, Switzerland.
21.07.2006: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’s Dance Company.

Open air Theatre, Tradate, Italy.
26.03.2006: Charity performance for Cancer Research
Municipality of Ponte Tresa, Italy.

11.03.2006: Egyptian CulturalNight

Sport Center, Cadempino, Switzerland.

25.11.2005: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’s Dance Company.

Etnika Festival, Lugano, Switzerland.

10.09.2005: Performance

Festival della Formazione, Lugano / Chiasso, Switzerland.
06.08.2005: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’s Dance Company.

I Grappoli, Sessa, Switzerland.

04.08.2005: PerformanceduringtheInternationalFilmFestivalofLocarno,

Switzerland.

23.07.2005: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’s Dance Company.

Parco Ciani, Lugano, Switzerland.

04.06.2005: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’sDanceCompany.
Oratorio San Giovanni Bosco, Minusio, Switzerland.
02.06.2005: “Terra d’oriente” – Wael Mansour’s Dance Company.

Cinema teatro, Chiasso, Switzerland.

GYMNASTICHISTORY,PARTICIPATIONANDAWARDS
1996/2004: Rhythmics and Artistic Gymnastic, SFG Valle del Vedeggio,

Ticino, Switzerland.

Summer 2002: Festival del sole -­- International gym festival, Riccione, Italy.
Summer2001: InternationalgymFestivalEurogym,Dornbirn,Austria.
Summer 2000: Festival del sole -­- International gym festival, Riccione, Italy.
2000: TicinoLadies’Championinrhythmicsgymnastic(Lev.3)
1999: Ticino Ladies’ Champion in rhythmics gymnastic
1997: Swiss gymnastic Championship (Group)
1997: Ticino Ladies’ Champion in artistic gymnastic