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About Umma Umma // Guido Sarli

Umma Umma is a creative platform, based in Barcelona, directed by Guido Sarli mainly focused on performing arts, filmmaking and photography projects. Guido Sarli Guido Sarli, choreographer, filmmaker and photographer, starts his formation in Rome, later continuing his training in Holland, where he graduated as a dancer at the Rotterdam Dance Academy (Codarts). In his career worked with choreographers like Jiri Kylian, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Stijn Celis, Gustavo Ramírez, Russell Maliphant among others. Leading his own creative platform Umma Umma (Barcelona 2010), he has created several pieces awarded at international choreography competitions like Copenhagen International Choreography Competition, Certamen Internacional de Coreografía Burgos New York, "No Ballet" International Choreography Competition Ludwigshafen, Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea de Canarias Masdanza. His creations have been presented in prestigious international festivals like, Festival Temporada Alta, Festival Salmon (Mercat de les Flors), Aerowaves, European Contemporary Dance Festival of Cyprus, Festival TNT, Mes de Danza Sevilla, among others. He creates his movement methodology LONA, teaching workshops in several dance academies like Institut del Teatre, Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Madrid, Conservatorio Professional de Danza de Burgos, Institute of the Arts Barcelona, Professional Training Course Seeds. He creates works for Gratz Oper, Open Florence Festival, Hunt Company, Institute of the Arts Barcelona. Currently he is working at a new creation for the Professional Training Course Seeds. His first short film STAND ALONE has been selected as a finalist at International Festival of Screen Dance Film “Fever”.


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