Performance Team at London Studio Centre,
MOVE IT at Excel London
Valentina Dolci is an Italian performer, dancer, choreographer, educator and creative artist working in the UK and Italy. She is currently Artistic Director and Project Manager for Visionair Events, casting and managing productions in London and Italy, as well as teaching at various schools and institutions throughout Europe.
Valentina graduated from London Studio Centre in 2010 and the year before, in 2009, she joined UK's premier Jazz Theatre Company - Body Of People (BOP) under the artistic direction of Dollie Henry and Paul Jenkins. She performed in various BOP productions including Footprints in Jazz, Touches of Miles, “Free Your Mind” BOP Music Video, Up close and Personal, OneDanceUK and Chris Standring Concert, alongside her role as company dance captain and assistant for company workshops and jazz masterclasses held in London and various cities in the UK.
During her training and dance career Valentina performed for many other choreographers and artistic directors, i.e., Michelle Queen, Rachel Kay, Kerry Powell, Gary Lloyd, David Leighton, Sean Parkins, Paul Roberts, Adam Murray, Matthew Paul Dewitt and Ben Goddard.
Valentina’s performing career include dancer and singer for the UK musical Hot Stuff, dancer at the INKO Dancers Company (London), featured dancer at Move It (London), Got to Dance Flashmob sponsoring Diversity (Sky1) and for the Rick Astley video “Angels On My Side” (VEVO and BBC1).
Her choreographic credits include UK musicals Hot Stuff and Roll Over Beethoven at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, London, resident choreographer at London Studio Centre (LSC) and Millenium Performing Art (MPA) and choreographer for various productions such as the Intruso music video “Accendo”, the lyrical jazz piece “Back to Me” for BodyWork Dance Company and the show Dancing Flowers at the Teatro Bramante, Urbania, Italy. In March 2018 and 2022, she represented LSC at Move It with her choreographies “FIRE” and “SOLDIER”.
In November 2017, Valentina directed and choreographed her show, WOMAN at Artsdepot, London.
Valentina also works as a judge for the Dance World Cup and many other competitions in Italy and around Europe. In 2019 she joined the team of creatives and industry professionals at the Base Camp Musical Theatre 2- "Bridge to the industry" at BASE, London. Later that year she also joined the Louie Spence Masterclass Tour team. In 2018, Valentina was Jazz Co Leader for Step into Dance (SID) Youth Jazz Co at RAD
Valentina has taught and covered at prestigious dance schools Europewide, including: Pineapple Dance Studios (London), Institution of Arts Barcelona, Danceworks (London) London Studio Centre (London), Millenium (London),SID (RAD London) South Hill Parks Arts Centre (Berkshire), Morley College (London), The Place (London), BASE dance studio (London) , Studio 65 (Manchester), Stinson Academy (London), ArtsEd (London), bbodance (London & Birmingham), CoArt (Norway), Artedanza, School of Art, Valart, Laboratorio Danza Verona, Laboratorio dell'arte e dello Spettacolo (Verona, Italy), Aquilon dance school(Perugia), Scuola di danza coreutica (Todi) and Arteballetto Akademie and Etna Ballet (Catania, Sicily).
Valentina is a level 6 qualified dance teacher, internationally qualified fitness instructor. Alongside her career as choreographer, educator and creative artist, she was in 2022 Stage Manager at Inca London and continuously collaborates with performing arts agencies in the UK and Italy.