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Kathleen Delaney is a performer and creator of dance, music, text, and video compositions.

In the past two decades, she's been performing all over Europe and Russia.

She is Professor of at the Conservatory of Music in Bozen, Zuid Tyrol, Italy and Guest Teacher at DAE Design Academy Eindhoven.

She has been giving lessons and Masterclass at private and public institutes such as SNDO School for New Dance Development, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Amsterdam, ArtEz Muziek Arnhem, Middlesex University in London, Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Royal Academy of Music in Copenaghen, a.o. She has been Supervisor for the Improvisation-Composition Dance & Music Projects for Bachelor and Master

Students of the Italian Accordion Academy.

She has been teaching and writing also about Multimodal Composition in speech and talk presentations.

Kathleen collaborates with Stichting Memorabele Momenten and Stichting Lo Stivaletto giving performances/lessons for children.

She is a certified Alexander Technique Teacher (ATCA, Amsterdam) and holds a MA in Performing Arts Music and Visual Arts Studies from the University of Bologna, Italy.


She is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kathleen Delaney has been giving lectures and Masterclasses at:

DAE, Design Academy, Eindhoven, Nederland

The Integrated Self, MA student workshops 2021-2022

Conservatorio N. Piccinni, Bari, Italy

La Alexander Technique e le sue applicazioni alla prassi performativa, October 2018 and October 2019. Kathleen Delaney.

Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland

The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing, January 2014. Kathleen Delaney, Claudio Jacomucci.


Royal Academy of Music, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing, January 2014. Kathleen Delaney, Claudio Jacomucci.


ArtEz, Arnhem, The Netherlands
The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing, April 2013. Kathleen Delaney, Claudio Jacomucci.


Middlesex University, London, UK
Rhythmical Structures and Expressive Performance, March 2010. Kathleen Delaney.


National Academy of Music and Dance, Vilnius, Lithuania
Double Spiral Arrangement of the Muscles in the Human Body, November 2010.Kathleen Delaney.


Academy of Music and Theatre, Herentals, Belgium
Breathing and Sound Production, Posture and Ergonomy of the Instrumental Practice, October 2009 and February 2010.

Kathleen Delaney, Claudio Jacomucci.


Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, SNDO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dynamic of the Spirit. A Semiotic Approach to Performance Analysis, January 2008.Kathleen Delaney.

Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, SNDO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Video-Dance Laboratory, Spring 2008.Kathleen Delaney

The Art of Movement Festival, Yaroslavl, Russia.
Double Spiral Arrangement of the Muscles in the Human Body, August 2008.Kathleen Delaney.

She has been collaborating with the Italian Accordion Academy  since 2009, and with several Conservatories all over Italy. 



Biennale di Venezia (IT);
Bimhuis, Amsterdam (NL);
Festival des Artes Electro-Acoustique "Synthese", Bourges (FR);

Festival de Danse Antilope, La Chaux-des-Fondes, (CH);
Màntica Festival Societas Raffaello Sanzio (ITA);
Academy of Music in Krakow (PL);
Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (FI);
PARTS Summer Studio Brussels (B);
Middlesex University, London (UK);
National Academy of Dance in Vilnius (LT);
SNDO Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam (NL);

NoordAccordion Voss (NO)
Angelica Festival in Bologna (ITA);

Curva Minore, Palermo (ITA)
Philharmonic Hall Samara (Russia);
Conservatory of Grenoble (FR);
Italian Cultural Institute in Amsterdam and Copenhagen;
Odin Teatret, Holstebro (DK);
Apollon Theater, Syros (GR);
Teatro Sanzio, Urbino (ITA);
LEMS, Conservatory of Pesaro (ITA);
Het Accordeon, Deventer (NL);
Danze D'Inverno, Sesto Fiorentino (ITA);
HangartFest, Pesaro (IT); 
La Via Lattea, Mendrisio (CH);

Ceresio Estate (CH);

XXII Rassegna di Nuova Musica, Macerata (ITA);



Fondazione G. CINI, Venezia, Italy. Residency, October 2015.
Bharata Natyam on the UK Contemporary Dance scene. Practical lab led by Shobana Keyasingh.

Biennale di Venezia, Venezia, Italy. 

Residency in Contemporary Dance, June 2013.
Production of ‘Agorà’ by choreographer and director Virgilio Sieni.
A performance based on the interaction among professional dancers, elderly people and children.


ICK, International Choreographic Arts Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 November 2011.
Residency in Dance and New Technologies ‘Beyond’.
Sound-Space Interaction (Chris Ziegler - ZKM, Germany)
Multimedia Performance (Prof. Johannes Birringer - Brunel University, UK)
Bharata Natyam (Saskia Kersenboom)

Hangart Pesaro, Italy


Residency for a dance production titled Egos.

With her performance Cool Memories, homage to Jean Baudrillard was among the finalists at the Palio Ermo Colle di Parma in 2009 and Performance Art Award Present / Future at Teatro Libero, Palermo in 2013.

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