Kathleen Delaney graduated cum laude at the University of Bologna, Italy in Performing Arts Studies, Music and Visual Arts. She is Professor of Body Awareness Techniques at the Conservatory of Music in Bozen, Zuid Tyrol, Italy and at the Conservatory of Music of Catania, Italy. With over two decades of international experience, she has being supporting generations of students to grow and develop their skills, giving Masterclass all over Europe.

She lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where she graduated as an Alexander Technique Teacher (ATCA) in 2009. 

She has been giving lessons and Masterclass at private and public institutes such as SNDO School for New Dance Development, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, ArtEz Muziek Arnhem, DAE Design Academy Eindhoven. 


Kathleen is actively involved in children education through movement and music and collaborates with Stichting Memorabele Momenten giving performances for babies and toddlers. She gives dance classes at Lo Stivaletto, Italian playgroup in Amsterdam.

MASTERCLASS

Kathleen Delaney has been giving lectures and Masterclasses at:

DAE, Design Academy, Eindhoven, Nederland

Public Speaking Sessions, MA student workshop, April, 2022

DAE, Design Academy, Eindhoven, Nederland

The Integrated Self, MA student workshop, December, 2021

DAE, Design Academy, Eindhoven, Nederland

The Integrated Self, MA student workshop, October, 2021

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.

TEACHER / BACHELOR AND MASTER COURSES

2021-2022

Libera Università/ Conservatorio di Bolzano, Italy  

Conservatorio “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy

 Istituto Musicale "Boccherini", Lucca, Italy

2020-2021

IMP “Vecchi Tonelli", Modena, Italy  

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy  

2019-2020

Conservatory of Music “B. Martini”, Bologna, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy  

2018-2019

Conservatory of Music “B. Martini”, Bologna, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy  

2017-2018

IMP "L.Boccherini", Lucca, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy  

Conservatory of Music “B. Maderna”, Cesena, Italy

2016- 2017

Conservatory of Music “B. Maderna”, Cesena, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy 

Conservatory of Music “C. Monteverdi”, Bolzano, Italy

2015-16

Conservatory of Music “B. Maderna”, Cesena, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy 

Conservatory of Music “C. Monteverdi”, Bolzano, Italy

2014-2015

Conservatory of Music “L. D’Annunzio”, Pescara, Italy

Conservatory of Music “B. Martini”, Bologna, Italy

Conservatory of Music “B. Maderna”, Cesena, Italy

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy 

Conservatory of Music “C. Monteverdi”, Bolzano, Italy

2013-2014

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy 

2012-2013

IMP “V. Bellini”, Catania, Italy 

2011-2012

Conservatory of Music “N.Rota”, Monopoli, Italy

2009-2020

Italian Accordion Academy.

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PERFORMANCES AS MOVEMENT ARTIST

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);

etc.

RESIDENCIES

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

2004

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.