Studied philosophy in Rome and graduated in 1999. She trained ballet and contemporary dance. Between 2000 and 2001 she performed with a few dance companies in Belgium, and from 2002 she was back in Rome for the Romaeuropa Festival where she worked for three years as Production Manager. In 2005 she moved to London joining the Akram Khan Company as Technical Director and Lighting Designer, touring around the world with the company. Since 2013 she has collaborated with many international artists and choreographers as Lighting Designer. Freelance based in London, working at present on a range of different scale projects including dance, theatre, concerts and opera. Winner of the 2013 Knight of Illumination Award (Best Lighting for Dance).
Ophelias Zimmer with texts by Alice Birch, Direction: Katie Mitchell (2015)