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Graduated with honours as MA in Performing Arts Music and Visual Arts Studies from the University of Bologna, Italy in 2005, Kathleen Delaney is a performer and creator of dance, music, text, and video compositions. 

 

She has been performing internationally for two decades for Festivals and Venues such as Bimhuis, Amsterdam; Biennale di Venezia; Festival de Music Electro-acoustique Synthèse, Bourges; Festival de danse Antilope, La Chaux-des-Fondes; Màntica, Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Cesena; Odin Teatret Denmark; L.E.M.S., Pesaro; P.A.R.T.S. Summer Studios, Bruxelles; Stoa, Helsinki; Academy of Music, Krakow; Philarmonic Hall, Samara, Russia; Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland; Voss Accordion Festival, Norway, etc.

She is an Alexander Technique Certified teacher and teaches at the Conservatory of Music in Bozen, Zuid Tyrol, Italy. She is Guest Teacher at DAE Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

She has been giving lessons and Masterclass at private and public institutes such as SNDO School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam; ArtEz Muziek Conservatory, Arnhem; Middlesex University, London; Sibelius Academy, Helsinki; Royal Academy of Music, Copenhagen; Academy of Music and Dance in Vilnius, Lithuania, ecc.

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

 

Her work is supported by AFK - Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunsten.

DANCE & MUSIC (MAIN)

2021 – Le Citta’ Invisibili. Music Composer: Claudio Jacomucci. Dance Composition: Kathleen Delaney.

           Supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten. Created for NoordAccordion Voss, Norway

2020  – Dansende Dieren. Theatre and dance performance for children.

            Choreography by Kathleen Delaney. Various locations Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015  – Infernal Circles. Performance for dancer, live electronics, accordion, and lights.

            Music Composer: Claudio Jacomucci. Dance and light Composition: Kathleen Delaney.

            Performed at Krzanowskiego, Poland

            Val Tidone Festival Parma, Italy

            Musiche in Filanda, Treviso, Italy

2015 – Dance & Music Improvisation. Dance: Kathleen Delaney. Guitar: Simone Spinaci

           Splendor Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015 – Study Residency at ALDES Dance Company, Roberto Castello, Lucca, Italy

2015 – Residency at Fondazione G. CINI, Venezia, Italy

2014 – Dance, Music, and Hammers Improvisation in the music instrument factory.

           Pigni, Castelfidardo, Italy

2014 – Orthopolis, Multimendia Performance for dance and video.

           Dance and Video Composition: Kathleen Delaney

           Auditorium Maria Maddalena Pesaro, Italy

2014 – Underwater. Video by Kathleen Delaney,

           HangartFest, Pesaro, Italy
           Bastimento Film Festival, Bologna, Italy

2014 – Etherotopie, Improvisation with live electronics inside SPACE –

           Dance Composition: Kathleen Delaney

           Soundscape Projection Ambisonic Control Engine LEMS, Conservatory of Pesaro, Italy.

2014 – Suite Venitienne, Follow Me. Dance and Text Composition by Kathleen Delaney.

           Live music by Daniele Roccato and Claudio Jacomucci. Dancers: Kathleen Delaney, Roberto Lori.  

           Bimhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

           Teatro Sanzio, Urbino, Italy

2014 – Cool Memories, Hommage a Jean Baudrillard. Multimendia Performance.

           Dance, Video and Text Composition by Kathleen Delaney. Music Composition: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Apollon Theater, Syros, Greece

2014 – Aracne, The Rite of Tarantula. Dance, video, and design Kathleen Delaney. 

           Music: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Italian Cultural Institute in Amsterdam, NL

           Italian Cultural Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark

           Odin Teatret, Holstebro, Denmark

2013 – Agora’.  Choreography by Virgilio Sieni. Live music: Daniele Roccato.

           Biennale di Venezia, Italy

2013 – Olson III. Music by Terry Riley. Coro Polifonico Durantino.

           Dir. Simone Spinaci – dancers Kathleen Delaney, Roberto Lori

           Various Location in Le Marche Region, Italy

 

2013 – Allemande, English Suite n.3 808 JS Bach. Przemek Wojciechowski, accordion, Kathleen Delaney, dance.

           Various Location in Le Marche Region, Italy

 

2013 – EarthCycles. A.Louie. Luca Pignata, accordion. Dance compostion: Kathleen Delaney.

           Dancers: Martina Ferraioli, Erika Rombaldoni, Marika Amadori. Various Location in Le Marche Region, Italy

 

2013 – Pavane pour une Enfante défunte. M.Ravel. Barbara Ardenois & Luca Pignata, accordion.

           Choreography:Kathleen Delaney. Dancers Martina Ferraioli, Erika Rombaldoni. Various Location in Le Marche Region, 

2012 – The Ununswered Question, C.Ives . Francesco Dillon, cello, Claudio Jacomucci, accordion 

           Dancers: Raquel Gualtero, Ivelice Brown, Kathleen Delaney.

           Various Location in Le Marche Region, Italy

           VondelKerk, Amsterdam

 

2012 – Tensegrity. Claudio Jacomucci composer. Dancers: Raquel Gualtero, Ivelice Brown, Kathleen Delaney, Matteo Graziano.

           VondelKerk, Amsterdam

 

2012 – Pisces. Francesco Dillon, cello and Claudio Jacomucci, accordion – dance compostion: Kathleen Delaney.

           Dancers: Francesca Arcuri, Kathleen Delaney.

           VondelKerk, Amsterdam

 

2012 – Aracne, The Rite of Tarantula. Dance, video, and concept: Kathleen Delaney. Music: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Vondelkerk Amsterdam, The Netherlands
           University of Venice, Italy
           Toolkit Festival, Venice, Italy

 

2012 – Cool Memories, Hommage a Jean Baudrillard. Multimendia Performance.

           Dance, Video and Text Composition by Kathleen Delaney. Music Composition: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Conservatory of Grenoble, France

           Performance Art Award, Teatro Libero, Palermo, Italy

2011 – Collective presentation of Multimedia Works ICK Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2011 – Aracne, The Rite of Tarantula. Dance, video, and concept: Kathleen Delaney. Music: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Philharmonic Hall Samara, Russia, and minor location in the Samara Region.


2011 – Infernal Circles. Performance for dancer, live electronics, accordion, and lights.

           Music Composer: Claudio Jacomucci. Light Composition, dance: Kathleen Delaney.

           Muiderpoort Theater, Amsterdam.

2011 – Infernal Circles. Performance for dancer, live electronics, accordion, and lights.

           Music Composer: Claudio Jacomucci. Light Composition: Kathleen Delaney, Dance.

           Màntica Festival Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Italy

2010 – Aracne, The Rite of Tarantula. Dance, video, and concept: Kathleen Delaney. Music: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Accordion Festival Vilnius, Lithuania

2009 – Cool Memories, Hommage a Jean Baudrillard. Multimendia Performance.

           Dance, Video and Text Composition by Kathleen Delaney. Music Composition: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Finalist at Palio Ermo Colle di Parma, Italy

           Finalist at Presente/Futuro Performance Award, Palermo, Italy.

2009 – P.A.R.T.S summer studio presentations, Bruxelles, Belgium

 

2009 – Kaina. Video and Editing, Kathleen Delaney.

           Premiere Effetti di Movimento II, Teatro Forte Roma, Italy.

2008 – Cool Memories, Hommage a Jean Baudrillard. Multimendia Performance.

           Dance, Video and Text Composition by Kathleen Delaney. Music Composition: Claudio Jacomucci.

           Festival de Danse Antilope, La Chaux-des-Fondes, Switzerland

           Academy of Music in Krakow, Poland
           Stoa Theatre Helsinki, Finland
           Festival des Artes Electro-Acoustique Synthése, Bourges, France

           Tilt teatro Imola, Italy

2008 – Infernal Circles. Performance for dancer, live electronics, accordion, and lights.

           Music Composer: Claudio Jacomucci. Dance and light Composition: Kathleen Delaney.

           Het Accordeon, Deventer, The Netherlands

2007 – Weijke Koopmans projects. Dance Improvisations. Dancers: Kathleen Delaney, Maaike van der Westering

           Part of Cultuur partecipatie projects in Den Haag

2007 – Trialogo. Yuval Avital Ensamble. Various Artists. Improvisation.

           Dancers: Kathleen Delaney, Sandya Nagaraja.

           Festival dei Saperi, Pavia, and other minor locations

2006 – I bei Momenti. Composer: Mario Pagliarani. Performers: Kathleen Delaney and Claudio Jacomucci.

            Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

2006 – Hor ch'è tempo di dormire. Tarquinio Merula. Roberto Balconi, countertenor & Bari Moskoviz, lute. Kathleen Delaney Dance.               Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

2005 – Apparizione di Hildegarda. Hildegard von Bingen.

           David Monacchi , flute and Ilaria Severo, singer. Kathleen Delaney Dance.

           Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

2005 – Petroushka? Igor Stravinsky . Claudio Jacomucci, accordion. Kathleen Delaney, Dance.

           Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

 

2005 – Anton’s Tod. Mario Pagliarani. Kathleen Delaney: voice.  

            Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

2005 – Infernal Circles. Performance for dancer, live electronics, accordion, and lights (site-specific)

           Venti Ascensionali, Orvieto, Italy

2004 – In a Landscape. John Cage. Arianna Camani, harp. Kathleen Delaney dance and concept.
           Created for Festival La Via Lattea, Switzerland

2004 – Road Runner by Kathleen Delaney & Claudio Jacomucci.

           Music by John Zorn. Visual Composition: Kathleen Delaney.

           XXII Rassegna di Nuova Musica, Macerata, Italy
           Festival Ammutinamenti, Ravenna, Italy
           Danze D'Inverno, Company Blu, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy

           HangartFest, Pesaro, Italy

2003 – Circulation, Marco Cappelli, guitar and Claudio Jacomucci, accordion, Lelio Giannetto double bass.

           Dancers: Giacomo Calabrese, Kathleen Delaney, Carla Onni, Gabriella Maiorino.

           Curva Minore, Palermo, Italy

           Container Club, Bologna, Italy

           Il Cassero, Bologna, Italy

2002 – Galleria San Francesco by Tristan Honsinger.

           Music Improvisation Opera. Tristan Honsinger director and cellist.

           Cristina Zavalloni, Vincenzo Vasi, Lauro Rossi, Lullo Mosso, Cristiano Calcagnil, Kathleen Delaney 

           Angelica Festival, Bologna, Italy

2001 – Improvisation Performances Series with Katie Duck & Alex Waterman

           Teatro San Martino, Bologna, Italy

MASTERCLASSES (MAIN)

2021   DAE, Design Academy, Eindhoven, Nederland

            The Integrated Self, MA student workshops

2018  Conservatorio N. Piccinni, Bari, Italy

           La Alexander Technique e le sue applicazioni alla prassi performativa

 

2019   Conservatorio N. Piccinni, Bari, Italy

            La Alexander Technique e le sue applicazioni alla prassi performativa

2014  Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland

           The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing

2014 – Royal Academy of Music, Copenhagen, Denmark
           The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing

 2014  ArtEz, Arnhem, The Netherlands
           The Integrated Self. Alexander Technique and Its Applications in Music Playing

 

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

 

2010 – National Academy of Music and Dance, Vilnius, Lithuania
           Double Spiral Arrangement of the Muscles in the Human Body

 

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

2009 – Academy of Music and Theatre, Herentals, Belgium

           Breathing and Sound Production, Posture and Ergonomy of the Instrumental Practice

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

2008 – Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, SNDO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

           Video-Dance Laboratory

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

 

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