DanceAbility in Europe
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Connecting with the DanceAbility Method in Europe
You can see a list of Certified DanceAbility Teachers by
In 2017, there will a DanceAbility Teacher Certification Course in July in Lisbon, Portugal, and another, separate one in August in Thessaloniki, Greece. See our Calendar for details.
Besides the main DanceAbility International FaceBook page, there is a DanceAbility Europe Facebook page here:
DanceAbility Association and A.D.A.M., Vienna
Carina Kocher and Vera Rebl founded the DanceAbility Association in Vienna in 2006 after receiving DanceAbility training from.They offer weekly classes and several weekend workshops, which end in performances. They also perform the Street Parade, “Awaiting Spring.” They founded the performance group Austrian DanceAbility Movement, known as A.D.A.M., which performs inclusive dance pieces for theatres.
Visit the DanceAbility Association in Vienna at(English and German language site).
ImPulsTanz (Vienna International Dance Festival), Vienna
Every summer, thousands of professional dancers, choreographers and teachers from all over the world come together for five weeks in one city. Alito has been teaching at ImPulsTanz for over ten years. ImPulsTanz was one of the first major contemporary dance festivals to integrate mixed-abilities dance and has also produced two DanceAbility Teacher Certification courses in 2006 and 2007.
You can visit the festival website here:(English and German language site).
There are DanceAbility teachers in Cyprus..
In 1998 and 1999 Alito Alessi and assistants led workshops and performances in three special education schools. The success with the children involved led the Youth Board and the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture to expand the project to all special education schools throughout Cyprus.
Alito first went to Finland in 1990 and then returned to attend the Full Moon Festival in 2004 and 2005, and taught in two cities in 2008. In 2006, Gunilla Sjövall from Finland attended theworkshop in Vienna. Under her guidance, DanceAbility is flourishing throughout Finland.
Also visit:(Finnish language site with English coming soon).
Also visit:(German language site with some English).
Marina Idaczyk, Trier
To visit Marina Idaczyk, Trier, Germany, see:(German language site).
More Information for Germany
There are also other DanceAbility teachers in Germany..
Greece, the Netherlands, and Switzerland
We have DanceAbility teachers in each of these countries..
See our Calendar for information about the August, 2017 DanceAbility Teacher Certification Course in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The following people and groups are active in mixed-abilities dance in Italy. All of them have participated in DanceAbility trainings.
L’Associazione il Cortile/ContactArt in Milan
, founder of Il Cortile and certified DanceAbility teacher or visit: (Italian language site).
Danza Senza Limiti (Dreamtime Festival)
For more information, please contact
You can write to her at this address:
Associazione Culturale Vi.d.A. Viaggiatori dell Anima
Via G. Murat 76 20159 Milano, Italy
You can also call: +39 026070619
Associazione Cultural Onlus Ottavo Giorno in Padova (Padua)
Ottavo Giorno is one of the main promoters of Danceability in Veneto and in Northern Italy. The mission of this inclusive dance association founded in 1997 is to carry out dance and theatrical projects which foster the integration of able and disabled artists on stage. Ottavo Giorno promotes DanceAbility and dance and drama workshops for mixed–abilities groups. They also bring DanceAbility workshops to schools both for pupils and teachers, with the desire to spread the ideas of an integrated–oriented culture. There are also two artist groups, Gruppo di Teatro Integrato, and Le Peschenoci.
You can also visit: (Italian language site).
For more information, please contact, a certified DanceAbility teacher whose workshops are supported by Rome Municipal Administration and the Lazio Region. Also visit Fuori Contestos for more information about upcoming events and festivals.
Pierluigi Zonzin, Schio
, a certified DanceAbility teacher in Schio.
See our Calendar for information about the July, 2017 DanceAbility Teacher Certification Course in Lisbon, Portugal.