20 years of festival, events and special projects about cultural imagery on the body, gender and identity
DNAppunti coreografici 2023: the call for entries for the new edition is out
The the winning project will receive a support for the creation of the work.
Rifrazioni: accessibility on stage
Nine Italian partners for a project that makes entertainment accessible
Cosmo Panico: workshop and dance performance with Igor x Moreno’s company. Sign up!
Join Igor x Moreno’s free workshop: a series of meetings with a final performance that explore the ritual dimension and celebrates the many sides of individuals.
“A Happy Man”: watch it for free with Gender Bender
In collaboration with Teodora Film, we are offering 100 free tickets (subject to availability) for the film’s premiere screening on March 8 at 9 p.m. at Cinema Rialto (Bologna).
Teatro Arcobaleno: all the workshops for the 2022-2023 season
80 free movement and dance workshops have started in 13 schools for about 500 students, teachers and families.
Discover the workshops by Teatro Arcobaleno
Teatro Arcobaleno, the project for children and teenagers that the Gender Bender Festival organizes together with a large network of partners in Italy, is back. For the 2022/2023 school year, the program offers a wide range of free workshops about movement, dance and body practices for students and teachers.
DISCOVER COSMO PANICO, A WORKSHOP AND DANCE PERFORMANCE
Cosmo Panico is a workshop led by the Igor x Moreno company that will create a performance as part of the Festival dei Portici in Bologna in May 2023. The workshop is inspired by celebrations related to seasonal cycles such as the carnival or orgiastic rites. The idea is to create a staged ritual. The workshop is open to all ages, types of bodies and no dance experience is necessary.
DISCOVER PERFORMING GENDER – DANCING IN YOUR SHOES
Performing Gender – Dancing In Your Shoes is a dance project that aims to develop a link between culture professionals and some local communities through a discussion on gender in the European dance system. The project involves 8 European countries, led by the Gender Bender Festival and Il Cassero LGBTI+ Center.
The festival has been held annually in Bologna since 2003 and passes through many places in the city, scheduling events in theatres, cinemas, libraries and auditoriums, clubs and associations, squares and open-air venues.