Frida Giulia Franceschini (Bologna, 1987) is a dancer and performance artist based in Berlin.

With a background in visual art, acrobatics and contemporary dance, she studied dance and choreography between the Netherlands (Rotterdam Dance Academy), Austria (S.E.A.D. Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) and Brussels. From 2012 to today Frida has been collaborating and working as a freelance performer for various artists and choreographers such as Rita Vilhena, Alias Cie, Dani Brown, Aitana Cordero Vico, Giorgia Ohanesian Nardin, Costanza Candeloro, Ola Maciejewska, Isabel Margarita Lewis, Johanna Bruckner, Gerard X Reyes, Lea Kieffer, Heinrich Horwitz and Florentina Holzinger. From 2015 to date, she has created three stage performances: BABY, a performance duo created in collaboration with dancer Viktoria Andersson, BE WATWER MY FRIENDS , an interactive solo performance with live music, in collaboration with CM Gratitude and Sophie Vitelli, and Tricks for gold (T4$) her first dance work as a solo director. With the eponymous title, she presents a short film in 2022, co-created and co-directed with Sophie Vitelli.

Frida is currently engaged developing her new show The Night, a  research on storytelling, the nocturnal realm and the painful spectacle that was the Berlusconi-era tv in Italy.


photo credit Emilia Von Senger