Jonathan Burrows is a choreographer whose main focus is an ongoing body of pieces with the composer Matteo Fargion, with whom he continues to perform around the world. The two men are co-produced by Kaaitheater Brussels, PACT Zollverein Essen, Sadler’s Wells Theatre London and BIT Teatergarasjen Bergen. His A Choreographer’s Handbook has sold over 14,000 copies since its publication in 2010, and is available from Routledge Publishing. Burrows is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University.
Matteo Fargion studied composition with composers Kevin Volans and Howard Skempton. He has been a close collaborator of Jonathan Burrows for 28 years, sharing equally the conception, creation and performance of their work. He is also currently also collaborating and performing with Norwegian artist Mette Edvardsen in her pieces Oslo and Penelope Sleeps, as well as with Claire Croizé in Flowers (We Are) and Andreas Spreafico in We have to dress gorgeously.