Riccardo Buscarini is an award-winning Italian choreographer and dancer based in London.

After training at Accademia Domenichino da Piacenza/IT and London Contemporary Dance School, in 2010 he received a danceWEB scholarship to join Impulstanz, Vienna.

In 2011 he was one of the finalists of The Place Prize and he won the Creatives in Residence award at The Hospital Club, London and Premio Prospettiva Danza 2011 in Padua/IT.

In 2012, he won Fondo Fare Anticorpi in Emilia Romagna, Italy for the creation of '10 tracks for the end of the world'.

He has won The Place Prize for Dance 2013, sponsored by Bloomberg with the piece 'Athletes'.

He was chosen to join the international research project ArtsCross London 2013 and is one of the artists involved in the European research project Performing Gender.

He has founded the contemporary dance/rock band The Plusies with Runa Kaiser.

From December 2011, Riccardo has been teaching Choreography and Performance at Birkbeck University, London. He is also a improvisation and composition workshop leader and he has recently choreographed a piece for UCLAN, Preston, led a workshop during Modena's philosophy festival in 2013 and taught masterclasses in Italy, UK, Russia.

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