Gennaro Maione is an Italian dancer and choreographer who was born in Naples in 1989.
He got trained as ballet and contemporary dancer at " Ballet Teatro Scuola Rossella Rossi" in Naples and in order to refine his skills attends seminars, lectures and workshops in Berlin at the contemporary dance schools Tanzfabrik and Dock 11 and in Brussels at DCJ contemporay dance school and Thor company.
He wins a scholarship at Kaos Ballet of Florence in 2009 and begins to dance in Italy especially in Campania region for the dance company Körper working with internationally acclaimed choreographers such as Ciro Carcatella (Uomini in danza festival 2011) and Francesco Nappa (Napoli Teatro Festival 2012); in 2011 he works with the company Collectivo Nada by Antonello Todisco, Balletto di Napoli by Mara Fusco and "Performing Arts Plus" group too.
He works abroad as a dancer in residency projects such as PVC Tanz in Freiburg (Germany) and in productions by Karine Saporta company in Paris and Labo DSN company in Liège (Belgium) . Besides he works in Brussels as a performer with the company Camping Town by A. Dolores Marcelis and RBS company by Richard Bonnot Saltet.
In 2012 begins his career as a choreographer and participates in various national and international collaborations and festivals:
Eco Italia - Teatro Greco in Rome - Teatro Le Maschere in Arzano - R.a.i.d di C. Malangone -Movimentale Festival 2012 - Progetto di residenza coreografica c/o Cia. danza flux - Volksroom in Bruxelles - Teatri di balcone - Bricolage d'arte contemporanea - Festival Try Art'Cafè - Fresh Fruit Festival - Festival International de la danse de Mostaghanem - Archivio Queer Italia 2013.
Since 2013 he has been co-worker, choreographer and performer of Palco 11zero8, a new artistic identity whose founder and Artistic Director is Roberto Giordano, actor and director. Palco 11zero8 was created with the intent to contribute substantially and effectively to the enhancement and dissemination of the performing arts, especially acting and dance both nationally and internationally.
Some of Palco 11zero8 productions in which he is performer and choreographer:
" Piel - work in progress " I studio
" Piel - il .el " II studio
" Amor Q "
" Noi Saremo - Is it not so "