An award-winning choreographer, Riccardo Buscarini is an artist focused on constantly changing his creative approach to choreography and exploring its possible interactions with other art forms.
Riccardo began his training at Accademia Domenichino da Piacenza/IT and London Contemporary Dance School where he graduated in 2009. Highlights of his career so far include winning The Place Prize 2013 with the piece Athletes, the participation in the international research projects danceWEB (Impulstanz, Vienna), Creatives in Residence at The Hospital Club (London), ArtsCross London 2013 (UK, Taiwan and China), Performing Gender (Italy, Croatia, Spain, the Netherlands), MAM-Maroc Artist Meeting in Marrakech. His work in the visual arts field include an exhibition commissioned by Summerhall (Edinburgh), an installation part of London Festival of Architecture 2016 and a collaboration with London gallery Nahmad Projects presented during the exhibition i’m NOT tino sehgal curated by Francesco Bonami and miart - fiera di arte moderna e contemporanea di Milano 2017. In 2017 he also signed a creation on Chelyabinsk Dance Theatre (Russia) then nominated as Best Choreography and himself as Best Choreographer at the Golden Mask Award 2018, Moscow. In the past three years he has approached opera direction while developing his personal choreographic voice.
From 2011 to 2015 Riccardo taught Choreography and Performance at Birkbeck University, London. He has taught professionals in Italy, UK, Spain, Sweden and Russia.