• DanceWEB scholarship recipient at ImPulsTanz Festival Vienna

  • Choreographer for a.o. Balletto Teatro di Torino, Schaubühne Berlin, Aalto Theater Essen. Assistant choreographer for Emio Greco PC

  • Artist-in-residence at Tanzfabrik Berlin, PACT Zollverein Essen, ICKamsterdam, Dansmakers Amsterdam, Experimental Film Virginia

  • Performer for | with Lucinda Childs, Emio Greco PC, Ivo Dimchev, Doris Uhlich, Florentina Holzinger, Meg Stuart, Tino Sehgal


  • International activity as opera director: a.o. Macerata Opera Festival in Italy, Rossini in Wildbad Opera Festival – Opera Base profile

  • International engagements as opera choreographer: a.o. Dutch National Opera, Aalto Theater Essen.

  • Collaborations with opera directors Stefan Herheim, Guy Joosten, Nicola Berloffa

  • Collaborations with opera conductors M° Mariss Jansons, M° Antonino Fogliani, M° Gianluigi Gelmetti, and M° Jacopo Brusa


  • Film director in residence at Mostra del Cinema di Venezia

  • Film director, 1st Assistant Director, and Creative Producer on indie sets as well as large-scale film productions

  • Artistic consultant for CINEDANS Dance on Screen International Videodance Festival

  • Juror for international film festival and competitions, a.o. La Danza In Un Minuto Turin


  • Lecturer at Università degli Studi di Torino, published by Università La Sapienza di Roma.

  • Seminar teacher at ICN ARTEM Business School Nuremberg

  • Alumnus German Academic Scholarship Foundation

  • MA Summa Cum Laude in Choreography at HZT Inter-University of Dance Berlin, BA Literature Università degli Studi di Torino


Self-Portrait with Found Objects, Brighton, 2017


MATTEO MARZIANO GRAZIANO is a Berlin-based queer choreographer, whose work exists between the fields of contemporary performance and experimental music theatre. His choreographic work is currently produced by Tanzfabrik Berlin and has been present a.o. at PACT Zollverein, ICKamsterdam, KOW Gallery Berlin, Schaubühne Berlin. Matteo has been danceWEB scholarship recipient in 2017 and since 2018 he is in-house choreographer at BTT Balletto Teatro di Torino. He holds a MA Choreography from HZT Berlin. He has recently performed for Doris Uhlich, Amanda Piña, Tino Sehgal. 

As director and choreographer, he works both for film and video as well as for the stage, choreographing contemporary performance productions, opera and experimental music theatre, including immersive and participatory formats along with site-responsive interventions. To inform his own work, he occasionally performs for like-minded artists and colleagues.