The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Simi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? rehearsals
What is my idea of perfect happiness? to concentrate, to live everything big or little in a maximal way
What is my greatest fear? loose my head
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? rage,inconsistency
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Romeo Castellucci, Chiara Guidi, Maguy Marin,Meg Stuart, Lloyd Newson,Eszter Salomon,William Forsythe,Steve Paxton ….many many others
What is my greatest extravagance? find solutions and ideas by walking or washing dishes, wearing man’s trousers
On what occasion would I lie? When I respond to someone but I dont understand what he/she said…. 😉 ( I’m deaf 🙂
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? business and not to be understood
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Every time I found a new movement, a new gesture, a strong partition…a new face , sharing with people of differents countries , to have met Kazuo Ohno ( in Venice and in Japan)
If I could, what would I change about myself? having good ears ..uhm ..not sure.. and my voice
What is my greatest achievement in work? to become a line in the space touch the essential
Where would I most like to live? in my country or on an island somewhere
What is my most treasured possession? my feet… and my daughter, my partner and my sisters
What is my most marked characteristic? little, fast, determined, obstinate
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Villa Bardini ( Florence) , Forte Belvedere …
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Vivoli (ice creams)
What books influenced my life and how? the Diary of Vaslav Njinsky
Who are my favorite writers? Virginia Woolf, Annie Ernaux, Walt Withman,Dostojievsky, Salinger,Coetzee,Pasolini
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Music for Airports by Brian Eno
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Snoopy
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Kurdes, Palestinians, Angela Davis, Mandela, Anna Frank… the partisans……… and..and…
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? only One ? Gerry by Gus van Sant
What role plays art in my life and work? carburant
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? my partner and also many people I know
Whom would I like to work with in 2018? Surprise !
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? Everyone that is curious about my work
What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on? A new piece
Where can you see me or my work in 2018? In France and Italy
What do the words « Passion Never Retires” mean to me? Success is survival
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Meryem Jazouli, Patricia Lopez ….. 
How can you contact me?

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