The Antonella D'Ascenzi/RouxX2 Project is based on the idea of ​​dance-theater, the image and objects investigated as artifacts in relation to the body.

Since 2009 she has created works and performances for family and adults audiences, feeding a poetic that dialogues, plays and risks, looking for the mechanics of chance as a creative and scenic pretext. She currently lives in Barcelona.


Antonella D'Ascenzi, performer and dancer, begins her artistic trajectory in 1995. In 1999 she joins the company Residui Teatro in Rome, where she works until 2009. In 2005 she graduated in Communication Sciences at Rome La Sapienza University with a thesis on Video art, space and performance. In 2007 she wins first prize of the competition “Scrittura teatrale Fara Nume” with the monologue “AlMas 5.17” in she plays to. As actress and performer, she has participated in several shows directed by different directors - Paolo Vignolo, Luis Ibar (Cartaphilus Teatro, Mexico), Claudia Sorace (Índex Muta Imago - Rome) - and choreographers like Marta Ruiz (Adra Danza, Colombia) and Khosro Adibi (LesPesPis, Brussels). Khosro Adibi selects her in 2006 to participate in I. P. L. International Performers Lab, a permanent project of formation and creation of contemporary dance in urban spaces that it is carried out every year in several European Countries.

Her formation can’t be definied as academic: she has studied dance and composition with Kenji Takagi, Beatrice Libonati and Marigia Maggipinto of Tanztheater Pina Bausch Wuppertal, contemporary dance and creation with Kaori Ito, Joe Allegado, Paz Rojo, Sara Simeoni (Carolyn Carlson, France), Francesc Bravo, Jackie Miredin among others, theatre-dance with Marta Ruiz (Adra dance, Colombia), theatre of the senses with Enrique Vargas, physical theatre with Luis Ibar and Alma Bernal in Mexico

In summer 2009 she has been invited to an artistic residence in Fabrik Potsdam - International Center of dance and theater (Germany) to carry out the work “Chambers of the horror circus.” In November 2009 she receives the scholarship “En Blanco 09” to participate in the workshop of dramaturgy investigation by the Theater Cuarta Pared of Madrid.

She won the scholarship DE.MO. / MOVIN'UP 2011 from the Ministry of Culture of Italy and GAI - Young Italian Association for Dance Education in the Impuls Tanz Vienna Artists. In 2015 she received a scholarship of choreographic creation in DANTZAGUNEA Sortutakoak (Basque Country).

In these years she’s invited like actress or dancer in FIRA TÀRREGA, Victoria Eugenia Theatre (San Sebastian), Forum REGIO-Marionette in Vergèze PARK IN PROGRESS Huesca, Festival LA PIATTAFORMA, Italy, OPERA ESTATE FESTIVAL VENETO, Italy, La otra Mirada - IV Encuentro internacional de Mujeres en el Teatro SPAIN, Festival Mujeres Dramaturgas of the theatre Lagrada in Madrid, Festival La Alternativa to Madrid, Trasversalidades del Teatro - Festival internacional to Patzcuaro (México), Teatro Raúl Flores Canelo, CENART, Ciudad de México (México), VII Encuentro Internacional del Teatro del cuerpo to Querétaro, México, Trnfest, festival de Ljubljana, Slovenia, International Festival absurd theatre Eugene Ionesco (Bucharest)


Scholarship and Residence Sortutakoak- in Dantzagunea, Pais Vasco


SCHOLARSHIP APDC- Association Professional Catalan Dance 2015


-MARIONETTE REGIO Forum, Ramon Llull Grant, project / performance dance and puppets, Vergèze, France, 2012


-BECA DE.MO. / MOVIN 'UP, Italian Ministry of Culture and GAI - Association of Young Artists Italian Festival dance training in IMPULS TANZ, Vienna 2011


-Scholarship Territori, video project and community theater "Someone came by" CC Barceloneta 2011-12


-Scolarship dramaturgical Creation "Blank 09" Cuarta Pared Theatre, November 2009, Madrid.


-Scholarship "Campus dance" of Rimini, contemporary dance training in July '07, Italy.


-1st prize of "playwriting" Fara Nume Theatre, Rome, original text of "souls", February 2007


-Finalist for the contest "New theatrical expressions" March 2007, Cremona-Mantova


-MArteLive 1st prize for the performance "... And if that" Rome, June 2004


L'Animal a la Esquena, Celrá Cataluña April 2017

Programa Brotes Espacio Escénico El Huerto Gijón Asturias September 2014

Park In Progress- Pépinières Européennes Jeunes Artistes en Huesca, October 2014

Can Felipa y Espai Escenic Tisner Cc Cotxeres Borrell Barcelona, 2014-15

Fées D’hiver- Centre D'arts Numériques Espace De Curiosités Artistiques (Francia),

Residencia  Mediterranean Dance Center San Vicenti, Croatia,  September 2015

Devir/capa - centro de artes performativas do Algarve March 2016

Cal Gras Avinyó Cataluña October 2016

Residence in Fabrik Potsdam - international dance center and theater, 2009, Potsdam, Germany.


(Ellas), danza teatro site specific, 2015


CIRCO DE HILO Y DE AIRE, family dance-theater work, aerial elastics and puppets.2012-16

EMERGENCY EXIT, dance-theatre piece for adults 2014.16

ALTRAME,  short  dance-theatre piece for adults, 2014-16

Vertical dreams, cchoreography for Lorraine Gallen's piece, primavera 2014


ESCALES DE SOL•LA, peça inacabada, performance site specific, 2013


LÍNEAS DE LA MANO street dance-theatre 2011


LEJANAS dance-theatre 2011


EL CIRCO DE LAS MARIPOSAS, Storyteller with a gender perspective, tour 2010-2014



Nadie Mató al minotauro, Text created with the scholarship EN BLANCO 2009-10 in Cuarta Pared THEATRE de Madrid

Almas 5.17, text written with Pasquale Marino first prize Fara Nume 2007 Rome


Como agua entre las manos, Piece of dance with women who have experienced mistreatment, CARRMM de Madrid on 19th of June 2010,

Mujeres que habitan emociones, Dance piece with women from the neighborhood Barceloneta on 20th of April 2012 in C. C. Barceloneta

Mujeres que habitan cuerpos, Dance piece with women from the neighborhood Barceloneta on 25th of June 2013 en C. C. Barceloneta

Micro sentidos, pieza de Dance piece with women from the neighborhood Barceloneta on 26th of June 2014 en C. C. Barceloneta

Des-habito un lugar imaginario Interactive Dance piece with women from the neighborhood Barceloneta on 26th of June 2015

MICROMONS DE DONES, performance site speci with for women on 12th of May 2016, CC Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Cuando el cuerpo recuerda performance site specific withvideo mapping for women on 17th of June  2016, in front of CC Barceloneta, Barcelona

Get in Touch

Email: info@antonelladascenzi.com

Phone: +34 622 887 775