The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Ciprietti

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  
Being choreographer and performer of my own works is one of the most challenging but also satisfying existing jobs. Feeling the audience responding with their emotions, but also feeling those emotions yourself is a huge adrenaline wave. Creating dance is giving a direct way out to all your thoughts and beliefs, where you choose the exact form.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
Perfect happiness is just a choice, my idea of it is having my creativity stimulated all the time, getting inputs from this wonderful world and touring with my works. It’s also key for my perfect happiness to share the beauty of life and love with my person  by my side.
What is my greatest fear?  
My greatest fear is losing my gifts and having to live an ordinary existence. I also fear death quite a lot, but I’m working on it!
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
I do not like my lack of rationality for certain occasions such as relationships. I tend to fall in love very easily, without taking care of the risks.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
I really admire all the active emerging choreographers I’ve met during my existence, watching them working and achieving goals motivates me a lot to improve.
What is my greatest extravagance?
I’m a professional performer and choreographer and I’m also a Multiple Sclerosis fighter!
On what occasion would I lie?
I would lie only if I thought what I did was extremely useless and pointless
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
The unhealty competition.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
I’ve felt extremely happy during the end of the academic year of my dance studies – it was at ‘Leggere Strutture Art Factory’ in Bologna, 2014 and so many things fell into place. I really felt I could be a dancer.
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I’d love to be a touch more rational
What is my greatest achievement in work?
Touring with my work ‘Natura Viva’ on european stages!
Where would I most like to live? 
In the woods, where nature is in constant connection with my creativity. During the weekend I’d love to roam around a close small city with lots of cosy cafès.
What is my most treasured possession?
All my pictures on stage!
What is my most marked characteristic?
I tend to be recognized for being a happy and strong minded person.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
Queen’s Wood. I’d love to dance in the woods!
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
I love having a pizza at Franco Manca, although I dislike their pizza, I like the atmosphere. Regarding drinks I’m a coffee drinker so I would say Cafè Lemon, just around the corner from my house.
What books influenced my life and how?
Harry Potter has been a huge part of my youth, it has been what brought me to believe in the magic of this world.
Who are my favorite writers?
Banana Yoshimoto, JK Rowling
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
I’d play ‘Bittersweet Symphony’
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Xena, Severus Snape
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My aunt Antonella, my friend Emanuela…
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
Inception
What role plays art in my life and work?
My entire life is a Masterpiece! Art is the way I express, comfort, reward myself. Art is a door that opens for who wants to see.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
My mum!
Whom would I like to work with in 2019?
I would love to work with an amazing performer/composer/singer that I met in the past months, his name is Emidio De Berardinis
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?
I’d love to connect with people to join my team and promote my brand in an efficient way and also starting collaborations with many of the emerging choreographer and performers I’ve met along my way.
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on?
A site specific project that promotes tourism in areas hit but a massive earthquake recently, not far from my hometown. I’ve passed the first selection!
Where can you see me or my work?
On my facebook page: Sara Ciprietti.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
It means that I’ll never truly die!
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
Emanuela Amadio
How can you contact me?
saraciprietti12@gmail.com

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