Performing artist, choreographer, dance teacher
Carmen Volpe is a versatile performing artist, dance teacher, and choreographer based in Berlin with extensive training and professional experience in ballet, contemporary, modern, and improvisation.
Her journey began at age five in Italy, turning professional in 2004, and she holds the State Diploma of 'Maestra di danza classica e moderna' from Danze Italia, Union International Dance.
While pursuing Mediterranean Languages and Cultures in Art & Performance at the University of Orientale, Carmen continued her dance training in Naples and Rome, collaborating with directors Vincenzo Maria Lettica and Egidio Carbone. She further enriched her skills through an Erasmus scholarship in Spain from 2010 to 2014, engaging in diverse artistic projects. Her involvement in the Enclave contemporary dance collective became a rich source of artistic and human inspiration.
Upon moving to Berlin in 2014, Carmen completed the "Seneca Intensive" at Dock11 in 2015 and the "Integrative Dance/Dance Therapy" course at the Campus Naturalis Academy in 2018. Since 2019, she has been a teacher at the same academy. Carmen's commitment to professional development led her to successfully complete the certification course at UdK in 2021, specializing in "Creating Dance in Art and Education - Choreography and Dance Teaching."
Carmen imparts her expertise in ballet, contemporary, modern, and improvisation at various esteemed dance schools in Berlin since 2015. She has contributed as a dancer and performer in collaborative projects with renowned choreographers, including Anna Collod, Nadja Raszewski, Till Schmidt Rimpler, and the physical theater company "inback".
As a member of the KOLLAKTIV physical theater collective team, Carmen teaches and conducts research in contemporary dance with elements of physical theater.
Currently collaborating with musician Francisco Catalán on the "um_unnumbmind" project, she invites exploration of her creative journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/um_unnumb_mind/