Sophie Bortolussi (F/USA)

SophieBortolussiSophie is a French choreographer, dancer and director based between New York City and London.  She is currently directing ‘Six 0 Three‘, a solo show written and performed by Jon David Casey and designed by Christopher Akerlind. She is the co-director and choreographer of Wilderness production ‘The Day Shall Declare It’. She recently movement directed and choreographed ‘Red Eye to Havre De Grace’, a production from Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental at New York Theater Workshop in NYC, and was Martha Clarke’s choreographer assistant for ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at the Atlantic Theater in NYC. She is also the artistic associate of New York-based dance theater company Nu Dance Theater and was co-director of the short dance film ‘Dorian C’

Sophie played the lead role of Wendy in Punchdrunk’s latest critically acclaimed production “The drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable”  at the National Theater in London. Her performance was nominated for the 2013 UK Broadway World Award for “Best leading actress in a new production of a play” together with Helen Mirren, Kristin Scott Thomas and Natalie Chancellor. She also played the role of Lady Macbeth in Punchdrunk’s production “Sleep No More” for which she was awarded the 2011 World Falstaff Award for “Best Principal Performance”.

Sophie also worked on multiple projects with Martha Clarke, The Martha Graham Dance Company, Drastic Action and AMDaT. She is a 2015 graduate from the School Of Body Mind Centering®  as a somatic movement educator and also holds a degree in Philosophy from Paris 8 University, France. Sophie recently became a guest faculty member at Royal Central School of Speech and drama as a movement tutor.

More info at www.sophie-bortolussi.com

 

 


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