Choreographer – artistic director
Choreographer for the mAPs’ Italian team, Raffaele Irace, freelance choreographer and maitre de ballet, is currently program director for dance and performance at the Gallus Theater in Frankfurt, Germany. After an international career as a solo dancer in Germany, Italy, France, Tunisia, Macedonia, Turkey and Belgium, from 2008 to 2016 he directed his dance company and art project “The very secret dance society” in Turin.
From 2015 to 2018 he has been assistant to choreographer Jacopo Godani, director of the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company in Germany, for which he continues to be a freelance artistic collaborator. In 2014 Raffaele Irace founded and directed “Solocoreografico”, Solo Dance Festival, a festival originally based in Turin ( Italy), that has now established a relevant international networks with programs in Frankfurt Germany, Oklahoma City US and Tunis Tunisia. In addition to the festival, Raffaele is also the creator of IMPRO_RING , a live platform that combines improvisation dance and proxemics.