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Maurizio Nardi

Artistic Director of Key West Modern Dance Intensive

Guest Instructor of Graham Technique


Maurizio is a Principal Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company and he is native of Florence, Italy. In his home country Maurizio studied and begin his professional career with choreographer Deanna Losi. He has danced in productions by Beppe Menegatti, Micha Van Hoecke and Roberto Guicciardini, dancing with artists like Alessandro Molin, Marco Pierin, Paul Chalmer, and Carla Fracci. In 1998 Maurizio came to New York with a full scholarship from the Martha Graham School where he graduated in the spring 2000. In February `99 Maurizio joined the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble. In the US Maurizio has been dancing also for other companies such as Pearl Lang Dance Theater, Coyote Dancers, Mary Anthony Dance Theater and Battery Dance Company. Maurizio has been dancing with the Graham Company since 2002. He has danced in roles such as The Revivalist in Appalachian Spring, The Chief Celebrant in Acts Of Light, the leading role in Maple Leaf Rag, The Goat in Circe, and the man in the Red Couple in Diversion Of Angels. Maurizio has being teaching, demonstrating and leading lecture-demonstrations since he joined the Company, and for the past years has been a proud homeowner in Big Pine Key. Maurizio is director of Key West Modern Dance - a week of classes dedicated to modern dance every summer.

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