Jacopo Jenna is a choreographer, performer and filmmaker who creates stage works, video pieces, and installations. His works reframe the body in relationship with movement, through dance and choreography generating a variety of performative contexts.
Jenna is a graduate of Sociology and also studied dance in Codarts (Rotterdam Dance Academy). He creates training and educational programmes for various age groups experimenting with new ways of relating to performance art. In Europe he has worked with dance companies, choreographic research projects and various artists including Jacopo Miliani, Caterina Barbieri, Roberto Fassone, Ramona Caia, Bassam Abou Diab.
His projects are produced and supported by spazioK/Kinkaleri. His work has been presented at different festivals and venues including Centrale Fies (Dro), Cango – Virgilio Sieni (Firenze), MART Museum (Rovereto), Contemporanea Festival (Prato), Pépinières européennes pour jeans artistes / Young Video Creation, Palazzo Strozzi (Firenze), Pecci Center for Contemporary Art (Prato), Fabbrica Europa (Firenze), CROSS International performance award, Short Theatre (Rome), Danae Festival (Milan), Dansem (Marseille), Bipod Festival (Beirut), Palazzo Grassi Punta della Dogana (Venice), Chantiers d’Europe – Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Do Disturb – Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Mudam Contemporary Art Museum of Luxembourg.