Matteo Carvone is a dancer and choreographer born in Trieste in 1985 and living in Munich.
After graduating from Art School, at the age of 19, he moved to Milan where he began studying Performing Arts at the Dance Haus directed by Susanna Beltrami. He will graduate with honors in 2007 and will join the company of Beltrami in the production "La forma dell'incompiuto" dancing alongside the etoile Luciana Savignano and the Italian actor Giorgio Albertazzi.
In 2008 he danced for Ismael Ivo at the Venice Biennale and in the same year he joined the youth company 'La compagnia' at the Accademia Nazionale Danza in Rome, under the aegis of Pina Bausch. Here he danced for Ismael Ivo, Cristiana Morganti, Adriana Boriello, Malou Airaudo, Claudia Castellucci, Robyn Orlin, Wayne McGregor and Jacopo Godani.
In 2009 he debuted as a choreographer with the piece "SPOT" staged in Trieste, Padua, Venice and Turin.
From 2010 to 2012 he freelanced in the Netherlands, in productions of Gabriella Maiorino and Wubkje Wuindersma at Corzo Theatre, Amsterdam Danse Makers, Groningen Grand Theatre and Random Collisions.
From 2012 to 2017 he has been a company member of the ballet of the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, under the artistic direction of Karl Alfred Schreiner. Here he danced and contributed in the creation for name such: William Forsythe, Marco Goeke, Alexander Ekman, Jo Strømgren, Michael Keegan- Dolan, Anthony Rizzi, Erna Òmarsdóttir, Emanuel Gat, Benoît Lachambre, Nanine Linning, Cayetano Soto, Roberto Zappalà, among others.
In 2017/18 he joined the Jo Strømgren Kompani in Oslo, Norway for the productions "Salve Regina" and "A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football”. Presented at The Oslo National Opera House and in Costa Rica.
He directed and choreographed “Faust Symphony” a full evening commissioned by the Philharmonie am Gasteig and the FAUST FESTIVAL in Munich, on Franz Liszt’s music played by Hansjörg Albrecht at the Philharmonie Organ. The massive production featured 30 dancers from Gärtnerplatz Theatre Dance Company and Iwanson School of Contemporary Dance and 2000 spectators.
In 2019 he directed and choreographed “Mozart20”, a 40 min piece commissioned by Carl Orff Fest in Andechs on Mozart piano concerto N.20 played by Münchner Symphoniker. He choreographed for the opera production “Der Besuch der Alten Dame” at Theatre an der Wien, Austria, directed by Keith Warner
Successively he created “[FAUN]” at the Black Box Gasteig, his first completely independent show, a full evening piece which has been also presented in 2020 at the Biennale di Venezia directed by Marie Chouinard. In 2020 he created “The Hover” another full evening piece premiered at the Carl Orff Saal Gasteig, Munich
In 2021 he won #Distanzsolo and #TakeCare grants for choreographic research and his artistic development in Germany. He created “SUNRISE” a 20 min duet for Hier=Jetzt festival in Munich and “Let me dance” a 15 min duet for “Corpi in Fuga” at Teatro Rossetti Trieste in Italy.
He has been in charge of the choreography remastering of Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” directed by Keith Warner in Tokyo Nikikai Opera, JAPAN and he is involved as a dancer n the production “KUCKEL” by Alexander Ekman at Orionteatern in Stockholm, Sweden with over 50 shows.