The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement goes to choreographer and dancer Saburo Teshigawara; the Silver Lion goes to bailaora and choreographer Rocío Molina.
The 16th International Festival of Contemporary Dance will run from 22 to 31 July 2022, directed by Wayne McGregor. The programme will feature daily events with soloists and international companies as well as the activities of the Biennale College Danza dedicated to specific training projects that will be included in the Festival’s programme.
Wayne McGregor CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) is a British choreographer and director whose work encompasses a variety of genres including technology, visual art, film, opera and education. His productions are featured in the repertories of companies around the world, including Paris Opéra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet, and many others.