Kea Tonetti

Dancer / Sound & Visual Artist

Since 1980 she formed in dance following the work of various choreographers; in Butoh dance she researched with Atsushi Takenouchi, (Jinen Butoh), Masaki Iwana (White Butoh), Ko Murobushi, Imre Thormann, Yumiko Yoshioka, Joan Laage and Motimaru Dance Company. She formed in Sensitive Dance® with Claude Coldy. She has studied voice and singing following the functional method of Gisela Rohmert with Carola Caruso, and meeting Sainkho Namtchylak, Amelia Cuni and Mari Boine. Since several yaers she has been practicing and researching in the disciplines of Eastern spiritual paths including Hara Yoga, Tantra and Shamanism.

Compagniakha

was founded in 2008 by Kea Tonetti and Tivitavi R. Papini, a dancer and a sound/visual artist. Their performances mix Butoh dance with Sensitive Dance® and acoustic and electronic live sounds. Their spiritual and artistic research is reflected in their poetic, creating cathartic events of natural magic. The company has collaborated with different artists, among them: Yuko Ota, Monique Arnaud, Atsushi Takenouchi and Hiroko Komiya. They performed in festivals and theatres in Italy (Sconfinando Sarzana festival, PAF Performing Art Festival, Meina - Trace Becoming Art, Teatro la Scala della vita, Milano, Festival Grandezza Naturale, Lecco, Festival “La voce del corpo”, Osnago), Germany (Kulturraum Rosenhof Festival, Tegernau, festival ”Behind the movement” and Brotfabrik, Berlin), Budapest (JurányiArt Incubator Haouse), London (Brady Arts Centre), Mexico City (Un Teatro Centro Cultural),Russia (One Theatre, Krasnodar). Last performances: Yo soy Azul, Mothersea, Enthullt: The flower garden, Utsusemi, Wu, Shishigami.