Masterclass by Claudio Stellato


SÃO LUIZ TEATRO MUNICIPAL - Sala Bernardo Sassetti
15 May from 11am to 1pm (Sun)

For: All kinds of participants, from the age of 18 years old

Number of participants: 15
Language: English

Fee: 5€
Deadline for applications: 10 May (Tue)


Admittance in order of registration after payment.

The registration is made by the dully filled Application Form, which must be sent to:



In the context of the presentation of the performance Work, which debuts the FIMFA Lx22 and will be on stage on May 13th and 14th, the artist and choreographer Claudio Stellato will present a masterclass focused on movement, improvisation and creativity, with special attention over the relation with everyday objects or the circus and pure physical expression, with pratical exercices.


This masterclass is open to all kinds of participants starting at 18 years old, as long as they are willing to take part fully in this kind of experience.



Claudio Stellato is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Brussels. He first trained as a jazz musician at the Scuola Civica Jazz in Milan while working on street theatre. He then travelled and trained for several years in theatre and circus in different countries before entering Le Lido, Centre for Circus Arts in Toulouse in 2001. His first production, L’Autre, premiered at Les Brigittines in Brussels in March 2011 and had been touring the world during four years. This performance was the fruit of three years of research spent investigating the relation between body and object. Since 2014 he has been Associate Artist at the Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels. In October 2015, after 3 years and a half of research, he presented his second show La Cosa, at the Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels. It was rewarded with the Critics’ Award for Best Circus Performance 2015-2016 andis still on tour all around Europe until March 2019. Besides his own projects, he organises workshops and provides external advice on peer productions, collaborates with several theatre and dance artists and choreographers and also takes part in the Circus Next jury.


The participants should bring:

● Movement-clothes for hands-on exercises.

● A4 white paper sheets.

● Felt-tip markers, pens.