May 25, 2024

Stefano Zazzera: FREAKS

To freak out is part of the artistic concept of the Italian SOUND DESIGNER, DJ, and VIDEO PERFORMER Stefano Zazzera.

Bizarre creatures with human faces but no arms and legs are creeping in the dirt with a sarcastic laughing on the video screen in a sphery electronic acoustic background. Dancers are dancing their souls out.

The self-called "space invader“ Zazzera knows for many years that his body is suffering from Parkinson but he is not stoppable at all.

Stefano Zazzera

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Live music solo performance with visuals

As a composer & sound designer Stefano Zazzera has worked in established theaters in NYC, such as Cedar Lake Dance, Lincoln Center Institute, The Barrow Group and La MaMa International.

Stefano is known for his layered, atmospheric pieces that blend electronic music and live exp. and he specializes in real time programming, calling to mind the work of Bjork and Radiohead. As a DJ/Live Programmer he played at corporate events around the world such as Guggenheim Museum, Bisazza and Alessi (NYC), Teatro Ponchielli, Mancinelli e La Scala (IT), Fishaus, Tackles, Fusion (GER), Arena (OST), Temple (LEB), Terrace (ISR) and at venues in NYC, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Cedar Lake, Delancy, Rebar, Galapagos, Alphabet Lounge, Coz, Delft...Lead engineer of Moody Mammoth Rec Studio.

At Lincoln Center Institute, he was engineer for the respected dance companies of Alvin Ailey, Paul Taylor and Ping Chong and on the road as tour engineer with Marino Formenti, Zerokilled Music’s Costanza, Hector del Curto’s Eternal Tango Orchestra and Pablo Aslan’s Avantango.

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival


La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival continues to support La MaMa’s commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience’s perception of dance by featuring performance/installations, experimental film screenings & public symposiums which address dance artists’ engagement with the current political climate, as well as honoring diasporic histories and legacy, ancestral inspirations and inter-generational dialogue.

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