Massimo is a dancer, choreographer and teacher from Bologna, and has been an associate artist of TIR Danza since 2023.
His research is based on the intersection of linguistic and choreographic registers as an element of generative tension and meaning production.
In his career, Massimo has danced in works by international choreographers in several European countries and since 2022 he has started a collaboration as performer with Italian choreographer Nicola Galli.
In the last two years, Massimo has been able to present his work in contexts such as Gender Bender International Festival, Romaeuropa festival, in the ATLAS artists’ review of ImPulsTanz in Vienna (AT), FND Aterballetto, Corte Ospitale, Thuner Tanzfest (CH) and Umbria Danza Festival.
Between 2021 and 2023 Massimo was selected for the following opportunities: Italian national call ERetici promoted by Arboreto and Corte Ospitale, Nuove Traiettorie XL program promoted by Rete Anticorpi XL, ATLAS – create your dance trails, program within the ImPulsTanz festival in Vienna, DNAppunti Coreografici 2022 competition as a finalist, and among the four winning artists of SupportER, a support action promoted by Rete Anticorpi Emilia-Romagna.
In 2020 Massimo was a founding member of the Swiss company EREM dance, with which he worked as dramaturg and choreographic consultant.
He graduated with honours from Trinity Laban in London, obtained a Master’s degree in Performance from the NSCD in Leeds, and spent a period of study at the National Conservatory in Paris. In parallel, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Literature and a Master’s degree in Theatre Disciplines from the University of Bologna.