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our TEAM of professional artists

Claudia Aldini Direzione Artistica

Claudia aldini

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Claudia-Clacla Aldini, Foundress and artistic director of Circo Fortuna

Since she was a child she has been passionate about movement, dance and gymnastics. Circus pedagogue is trained in Germany at the Clown-Theater Jojo and in the school of Pia André "Dance-Fight-Grow" from 1997 to 2002. She collaborates from 2000 to 2006 with Gérard Demierre in various theatrical projects and in 2004 was his assistant at the Domstufen Erfurt Festival in the opera of "I Pagliacci" by Leoncavallo. In 2020 he followed a training in "Therapeutisches Zaubern" in Freiburg (DE). Since 2012 she has been part of the artists of the Theodora Foundation and gives smiles in the hospitals and at the Otaf in the guise of Dr. Tiramisù.

Roberto Gerboles: clowning, mime, show creation, dramaturgy, rhythm, direction

Actor, mime, clown, director, author and playwright, he begins his career as a self-taught mime and clown in the streets of Buenos Aires At sixteen he begins  to work as a mime and clown animating squares and public places in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay and worked for a period on television in Buenos Aires. In 1993 he began his training at the Dimitri Theater Academy, where he graduated three years later. He works for the Compagnia Teatro Blu (Italy) and as a clown in several Swiss circuses. He regularly collaborates with the Dimitri Theater School in Verscio.

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Michela Bianco: fabrics and aerial hoop, toning

After a competitive career as a rhythmic gymnast from the age of 7 to 18, Michela Bianco begins to collaborate as a performer in various social theater projects. In 2009 he made his debut as an aerial acrobatic artist until 2011, in collaboration with the Costa Cruises company on the Costa Deliziosa ship, through the agency in Genoa and regularly performs at theater shows and at various events. in Italy and abroad. He trains a rhythmic gymnastics team, and teaches aerial acrobatics to children, teens and adults.

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Pierino Mascetti: juggling

Pierino was born with a love for juggling. Eclectic artist ranges between the different disciplines of juggling with a lot of passion and assiduously attending juggling conventions throughout Europe. Incredible pedagogue, in his hands children, young people and adults are transformed into skilled jugglers.

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Elisabetta Borrione: acrobatics, dance, hoop and aerial fabrics

After a long training in classical and contemporary dance, Elisabetta Borrione approaches the aerial disciplines and acrobatics almost by chance and decides to undertake her studies at the Kataklò Academy. Thanks to the guidance of excellent teachers, she enriches her training as a dancer and aerial acrobat. In recent years she has approached the contemporary circus by participating in creative workshops and site specific shows.

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Raffaele Grillo: juggling, contact, acrobalance, unicycle

Experience juggling in all its forms: balls, clubs, contact and spin, stick, flowerstick. He is fond of unicycle, acrobatics, handstand and acrobalance, guitar and percussion. Performs regularly in firejuggling shows

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Filippo Cerra: diabolo, juggling, magic
A pupil of the circus school of Circo Fortuna, he joined the Compagnia di Spettacolo deepening the technique of diabolo, juggling, acrobatics and show creation. He is currently attending high school dance: a high school that studies dance and the bodily expression of movement.

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Sara Albini: trapeze, hula hoop

Contemporary circus artist graduated class of 2016 at the Cirko Vertigo school in Grugliasco / Turin. Passionate about circus and theater since childhood, she specializes in fixed trapeze and completes her artistic studies by attending numerous stages of technique and movement research. Including: R. Fedin (ESAC teacher), E. Donaque (Lido, Toulouse), L. Fusina, C. Aguayo (Lido, Toulouse), A. virgilio, Acrodanza stage with M. Peter and E. Aleman. Through Cirko Vertigo and with the direction of M. Scotton (Milo and Olivia) and L. Tamietto. Sara performs regularly in numerous festivals and reviews.

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Simone Paris: acrobatics, acrodance

Simone trained and practiced for 20 years as a gymnast in SFGLugano. In Lausanne he obtained a Master's degree in Sports and Movement Sciences teaching. In 2014 she undertook a professional training course at the Kataklò Athletic Dance Theater Academy, where she graduated as a professional performer and assistant in teaching acrodanza. He later collaborates with Kataklò for performance events and is staged in the shows of various contemporary dance companies.

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Francesca Alberti: rope, aerial fabrics, trapeze, acrobatics

Circus artist, specializing in aerial rope, she has a varied background starting in 2008 working with artists from all over Europe. She deepens her path with Dance and Theater and in 2017 she was chosen to interpret "the magpie" at the Teatro della Scala in Milan, directed by Gabriele Salvatores.

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Anna Regazzoni: pilates and yoga

Raised with a passion for sport, she comes into contact with pilates for medical needs.

After years of practice, between 2012 and 2013, learning from Floriana Thiebaud and Michael King, she became a teacher with the desire to let everyone know the fantastic benefits of this practice.

In 2015 she graduated as a fitness instructor and in 2017 she became a yoga teacher with a training of 200 hours of Kundalini yoga in Milan and another 100 hours of AShtanga Vinyasa yoga with Kristina Karitinos.

Gianluca Gerlando Gentiluomo - I - Clownery / Aerial rope / Wire
Since 1999 he has been a street, circus and theater artist. In 2009 he attended the Vertigo School in Turin, in 2011 Arc en Cirque (Chambery-FR), Contemporary dance, Clowneria and Juggling, he regularly performed at festivals in theaters, circuses and demonstrations. In 2012 he successfully participated in "Italia's Got Talent. / Www.gianlucagentiluomo.com

Jasmine Fornaciai - I - Aerial fabrics / Trapezium
Since 2008 he has been teaching artistic gymnastics, dance, juggling, aerial acrobatics (fabrics - trapeze) and soft rope in various schools throughout Italy. He deepened his theatrical knowledge working intensively on the half mask. He regularly performs at festivals and with various circus companies in Italy and abroad.

Antonio Totò Gualtieri - I - Juggling
Multifaceted artist has enjoyed juggling around the world with balls, clubs, hats since 2008 and is able to manipulate any object. Play the accordion magically accompanying any circus number. The unicycle is another passion of his, he plays with the diabolo, contact, flower stick ...
Also this year with us at the summer camp, a great joy for everyone!

Our team in the office

Elena De Carlo - secretariat and accounting
Dunja Selmoni Summermatter - secretariat

Our invaluable Secretariat and Accounting Team.

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summer camp 2022

  • Claudia Aldini - Pedagogical and artistic direction

  • Jasmine Fornaciai - Artist

  • Francesca Alberti - Trapeze, aerial fabrics, Hula hoop vertical rope

  • Elisabetta Borrione - Trapeze, aerial hoop, aerial fabrics, acrobatics

  • Gianluca Gerlando Gentiluomo - clownery

  • Pierino Mascetti - Juggling

  • Filippo Cerra - Diabolo

  • Andrea Jacquot - Storyteller

  • Max Bonini - Storyteller

  • Jacqueline Solfrini - cook

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Sara Albini - events & social media

Your contact for ideal and customized solutions for your events and private parties
eventi@circofortuna.ch

 

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Dunja Selmoni Summermatter - segretariato e comunicazione
Il nostro preziosissimo Team di segretariato e comunicazione.

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i nostri volontari

Team CUCITO  

Giusi, Claudia, Marlies, Maja e Michelle         

Team UFFICIO  

Fiorella, Angela, Claudia e Lillo             

Team EVENTI  

Edio, Franca e Alice

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Elisabetta Borrione: acrobatics, dance, hoop and aerial fabrics

After a long training in classical and contemporary dance, Elisabetta Borrione approaches the aerial disciplines and acrobatics almost by chance and decides to undertake her studies at the Kataklò Academy. Thanks to the guidance of excellent teachers, she enriches her training as a dancer and aerial acrobat. In recent years she has approached the contemporary circus by participating in creative workshops and site specific shows.

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Francesca Alberti: rope, aerial fabrics, trapeze, acrobatics

Circus artist, specializing in aerial rope, she has a varied background starting in 2008 working with artists from all over Europe. She deepens her path with Dance and Theater and in 2017 she was chosen to interpret "the magpie" at the Teatro della Scala in Milan, directed by Gabriele Salvatores.

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Filippo Cerra: diabolo, juggling, magic
A pupil of the circus school of Circo Fortuna, he joined the Compagnia di Spettacolo deepening the technique of diabolo, juggling, acrobatics and show creation. He is currently attending high school dance: a high school that studies dance and the bodily expression of movement.

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Giulia Gualzetti: Discipline aeree
Giulia è un acrobata di circo contemporaneo specializzata in cinghie aeree e trapezio volante.
Lavora presso Les Baladins du Miroir (Belgio) come artista ed è direttrice dell'associazione "Progetto SLIP di Torino

Andrea Jacot Descombes - CH - storyteller
Get in touch with storytelling as a child, thanks to his mother and maternal grandparents. In 2000 he meets the narrator Massimo Bonini who will introduce him to the art of storytelling. Initially, the story is just a game for him, but since 2009 he begins to devote himself to the story with increasing commitment. Over the years he has been able to follow internships and training with great masters of storytelling (Jihad Darwiche, Hamed Bouzzine, Roberto Anglisani, Monica Morini and Bernardino Bonzani). To date, he has more than 200 shows and narrations to his credit in different contexts: from a small private party to a large public event, passing festivals dedicated to the art of storytelling.

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Massimino Max Bonini - CH - storyteller
Magical storyteller / storyteller who with his special energy and imagination takes us all into the fantastic world of daydreams. For years he has participated in the summer camps of our Circo Fortuna, always bringing new stories full of charm and fun. It can be found in libraries, at storytelling festivals, in the alleys of the most hidden villages ... and in Aquila ...

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