About Us

Recognised and appreciated beyond national borders for its shows displaying an incredible physical proficiency and sophisticated inventiveness, Kataklò is a stable and independent company established in Milan in 1995 by Giulia Staccioli. It comes as a reply to big productions showing how in Italy there exists a reality tied to the physical theatre which, with its productions, fills the theatres of the whole world. The name derives from the old Greek for “I dance by bending and contorting my body”. The refinement of the choreography and theatrical script of Kataklò has the emotive power ...

Giulia Staccioli

Giulia, choreographer and director, founded the Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre company in 1995 and has, from that date, been its artistic director. She ended her athletics career as rhythmic gymnastics champion (Los Angeles ’84, Seoul ‘88), and moved to New York to study dance at the Alvin Ailey Studios. Here she confirmed her powers of interpretation and went on to become a member of the Momix company where, for three years, she focused on experimentation as she pursued professional growth under the guidance of Moses Pendleton. It was from this experience that the Kataklò project ...


Artistic Direction Giulia Staccioli Management Emanuela Frassinella +39.348.5618662 - Production manager Daniela Bogo +39.335.7867287 - Press agent Desirée Colarusso +39.342.3867354 - - Executive producer Antonio Miliani +39.348.5618661 - Manager Anna Bortoloso +39.335.1407139 - Service TEMA Show Service Modena +39.059.332650 -