KOR'SIA has been selected as one of the Twenty companies emerging from the Aerowawes Europe network in 2019 and has toured with its 5 creations at festivals such as Les Synodales (France), Dantzaldia Festival, Bologna Gender Bender Festival, Venice Prozact Palazzo Ca 'Zanardi Venice Expo, Agitart Festival of Figueres, PRISMA Panama Festival, Madrid in dance, Tanzplattform from Bern, Lucky Trimmer! from Berlin or BE Birmingham Festival. KOR'SIA performed at the Spanish Pavilion of the Milan Expo, at the Luciano Pavarotti Theater in Modena, at the Museum of the University of Navarre, at the Studio Bolzano Theater,Festival Opera Estate Bassano del Grappa, RomaEuropa Festival, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao, at the Prado Museum, at the Museum of Science and the Cosmo of La Laguna, at the Matadero in Madrid, at the Stamstheatre in Darmstadt, at the Bordeaux Opera and at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv.
Currently, those who were dancers of the national dance company Mattia Russo and Antonio de Rosa (both 2016 Léonide Massine award), are the main architects of KOR’SIA. together with Giuseppe Dagostino, and with the collaboration of Agnès Lopez Rio.
As choreographers of KOR’SIA, they made their debut in 2018 with Jeux - Nijinsky for the Victor Ullate Ballet; Siciliana, for the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Engel in Blau - Paul Klee for the Konzert Theater company in Bern, Pagliaccio for the Ballet of the Rhine Opera.
KOR’SIA is a company residing at the Teatros del Canal since 2017.
Mattia and Antonio's work as choreographers was recognized with the 2nd Prize in the Choreographic Competition in Madrid by Yellow Place (Spain, 2014);
1st Burgos-New York International Competition Award for Yellow Place (Spain, 2015),
2nd prize at the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition for Yellow Place (Denmark, 2015);
1st Prize at the 21st Concours Chorégraphique Contemporain Jeunes Compagnies with Cul de Sac (France, 2015);
1st Prize at the Concours de Jeunes Chorégraphes (Opéra
National de Bordeaux, Ballet Malandain and Opéra National du Rhin) for Somiglianza (France, 2018) and
1st Prize at the Tanzplattform of Bern (Switzerland) for The Lamb (Switzerland, 2018).
The company was nominated for the Best Dance Show at the 2018 Max Awards by The Lamb and selected from the Twenty Aerowaves in 2019.
ANTONIO DE ROSA /DIRECTOR /CHOREPGRAPHER /CO-FOUNDER: Born in Naples, he began studying ballet at the National Academy of Roma.Nel 2005 he moved to Milan and enter the Ballet School of the Teatro alla Scala,directed by Frederic Olivieri. In 2008 he joined the Maggio Fiorentino in Florence and then the Arena in Verona.Nel 2009 he joined the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, in the following
years he joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza in Madrid, directed by José Carlos Martinez. He works with choreographers such as William Forsythe, Mat Ek, Goyo Montero, José
Carlos Martinez,Jiri Kylian, Ivan Perez, Itzik Galilli, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Tony Fabre ecc,
As a choreographer created ballets created for the Compañía Nacional de Danza, Victor Ullate Ballet,Konzert theatre Bern ,CCN Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin and Kor’sia.
He receives the Award "Young talent" by the International Dance Festival Positano’ Leonide Massine’ 1 Prize International Choreography Competition NEW YORK- BURGOS,
MATTIA RUSSO /DIRECTOR /CHOREPGRAPHER /CO-FOUNDER: Born in the province of Avellino, began studying classical and contemporary dance at the National Academy in Rome, then in Milan, at the Teatro alla Scala Ballet School, where he graduated in 2008. He began his career at the Choreographic Center the Generalitat Valenciana, in Spain, and then work for Introdans, later for the Compañía Nacional de Danza in Madrid. Mattia Russo over the years has worked with several choreographers including: Nacho Duato, Ramon Oller, Mats Ek, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jiri Kylian, Robert Battle, Didy Veldman, Hans van Manen, William Forsythe, Goyo Montero , Itzik Galili, Ohad Naharin,Joan Inger.
As a choreographer created ballets created for the Compañía Nacional de Danza, Victor Ullate Ballet, Konzert theatre Bern,CCN Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin and Kor’sia.
In August of 2014 he received the "Young Talent" by the International Dance Festival Positano’ Leonide Massine’