Joe Tornabene
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  • Athens
  • Greece

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musician embodied performance
Baritone saxophonist, sound artist, stage and film actor, Joe Tornabene has been performing, composing, sound designing and exploring performance practice for music, dance and theatre for over 43 years.

Joe was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 46th Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Greece) 2005 for his role in Kyriakos Katzourakis’ film, Sweet Memory.

Two of his sound designs have been placed in the permanent collection of the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts in New York.

He has worked extensively in Greece with the award winning dance company Lathos Kinisi (Wrong Movement), directed by Konstantin Mihos, and with the handicapped dance company Dagipoli. He was also an actor with Theatro Technis (The Art Theatre of Greece).

Joe has taught experiential workshops and long-term courses concerned with the relationships of perception, embodiment, movement, music, sound, and improvisation in major dance, theatre and music academies in 10 countries.

He has begun writing a book documenting his teaching and performance practice.

Joe Tornabene currently lives in France.

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Musicians,composers, dancers, actors festival on Syros, Greece

Posted on June 5, 2017 at 5:43am 0 Comments


Attention: Musicians, Composers, Dancers, Actors

 Joe Tornabene, former Professor of Music for Dance, Music Director, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Dance & Choreography, USA, officer of the International Guild of Musicians in Dance, faculty member at the School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam, faculty member APXH School of Advanced Dramatic Arts, Athens, and teacher of workshops concerned with…


Joe Tornabene at Exploratorium, Berlin, May 2017 Cycling Through Awareness Protocols for Musicians

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 4:26pm 0 Comments

Theory & research

Labor – Lectures on Improvisation

with Joe Tornabene

Friday 12. May 2017, 20 h

Cycling through awareness…


Bone Hunting, Soma-Intelligence In Play, Embodied Perfomance

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 4:04pm 0 Comments

Bone Hunting, Soma-Intelligence in Play

with Joe Tornabene



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