Simona is an Italian performer and physical theatre facilitator, with a background in contemporary dance and Commedia dell’Arte theatre. She graduated in Arts, Drama and Theatre Studies at D.A.M.S. University of Bologna (Italy).
Simona has strong training in Clowning and body movement. She has been living in Dublin for 10 years. She started off by collaborating with the Italian Cultural Institute facilitating theatre for children.
She is the Co-founder of “Littlebellybuttons Puppet Co”.
In Ireland, as an immigrant, she developed her interest in humanity and community values, which brought her to collaborate on local community projects at Draiocht Theatre (Hallelujah Clown Choir, Home Theatre, My Place My Story).
She is currently collaborating with Mother Tongues, running physical theatre workshops for children and the “We Mothers” project with performance artist Silke Michels.