Lisa Da Boit – 28/12/1972 – Italy
is a professional dancer and choreographer. She has being trained as a gymnast since childhood, then in ballet and contemporary dance. She has studied at the International Dance Center of Rosella Hightower in Cannes (F). Since 1994 she has been part of professional dance companies such as “Corte Sconta”(I), Francois Laroche-Valieres( F), Karin Vyncke and Wim Vandekeybus ( B). She is permanent member of company Exnihilo (F), who questions the relationship between dance and urban space. She co-creates and directs the company GIOLISU since 2001. The company is supported by the French Governement of Belgium and receives the support of several theatres in Brussels. Giolisu is “ company in residence” at Les Brigittines (Belgium). Giolisu has created 8 major performances for indoor theatre, as well as 3 performances for site specific locations. Lisa is doctor in philosopy at the University of Venice (I).
She has worked as an actress for independent movies that have received awards in different countries in the world.
She has recently participated in one of the expeditions of “Clowns without borders” in Mexico. She has collaborated with different artists in projects for visual installations, performances and short events.
She has been teaching for professional dance companies and giving workshops in Europe as well as Mexico and Brasil.