Resume | Roberto Saraceno
Roberto Saraceno is a professional choreographer, creative director and dance teacher. Born in Verona, Italy, he started to take dance classes at the age of 9 in his hometown before moving to Rome to train at IALS. At 19 years old, he gained a full scholarship at the famous “Steps on Broadway” in New York, where he trained professionally in all the disciplines, from ballet to modern, contemporary, jazz and hip hop. He also trained in Los Angeles at the former “Joe Tremaine Studio”, “Edge Performing Arts Center” and “Millenium Dance Complex”. He’s been working in Italy and in the Uk with major recording artists like Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Geri Halliwell, Pet Shop Boys, Holly Johnson, Paolo Meneguzzi, Ambra, Alexia, Kaci, performing in their tours or video clips or at tv shows like Top of the Pops, Disney Channel, Pop Factory, Sanremo Festival or the prestigious Brit Awards in London. He also worked in musical theatre dancing in the show Grease (in Milan and Rome), A Chorus Line (playing the role of Mark, in the italian tour), Fame (english production on the european tour), La Cava (Piccadilly Theatre, London) and Studio 54 (Teatro Nuovo, Milan). In London he danced in the tv shows “The Generation game” for BBC and “The Millennium show” for ITV and he toured Uk dancing for “Smash Hits”. In Spain, he danced in the tv show “Quiero bailar” produced by Gest Music for TVE. As a choreographer, he worked for the italian singer Paolo Meneguzzi creating the concert “Favola Tour”; for Gianluca Grignani, on the video “L’aiuola”; for Neffa at Festivalbar, Canale 5; for Panjabi Mc at Sanremo Festival and Sanremo Rock; for the spanish band Unbounded, on the video “Bad boy”; he worked as supervisor choreographer for the Pans & Company commercial in Barcelona and choreographed for different corporate events like : Tim tour, Casio Exibition Hannover, Derby Show Milan, Camel Honda Tour to name a few…He also choreographed for tv shows like Mtv Day (Mtv), and Cd Live (Rai 2). In Milan he founded his dance crew called “Extreme” which won an award as “best videodance” choreography at MC Hip Hop Contest in Jesolo. He worked on a new theatre project called “La vida es sueño” in Barcelona and he directed and choreographed the show “A Journey into Chaos” with his company Moving Fusion. As a judge he was invited at the 2004 “Hip Hop International” in Los Angeles, at the 2011 “Esdu Dancestar” in Austria and at the 2014 “Hip Hop International Contest” in Milan. As a dance agent he created the cast of local dancers for the Porsche Private Event that took place in Barcelona in march 2014. Roberto is a sought after dance instructor and his complete background made him very versatile, teaching different styles like Jazz Funk, Hip Hop, Contemporary Lyrical Jazz. He has been a resident teacher in Milan at MAS Academy and BLS Studios; in Barcelona at Company & Company and Mar Danza. As a guest teacher he’s been invited to prestigiuos dance studios like Studio Harmonic in Paris, Cologne Dance Center in Cologne, Amsterdam Dance Centre in Amsterdam, Open Dance Center and Area Dance in Milan, Tanz Kreation in Erfurt, Institute of the Arts in Sitges, Luthier in Barcelona. He’s also a faculty member of the Tanztage Workshop by Just Dance which takes place every month across Germany. Currently, Roberto teaches regular classes at “Esther Bosch” and “Slam Dancing Studio”, in Barcelona.