Andrea Costanzo Martini was born and raised in Italy where he received his first education in contemporary dance and ballet.
At the age of 19 he moved to Munich, Germany where he attended the Heinz-Bosl Stiftung Ballet Akademien and in 2004 he began his professional carrier as a Ballet Dancer in the Aalto Staats Theater Essen.

In 2006 He joined the BATSHEVA Ensemble and 2 years later moved to the main Company. During these years he performed extensively the repertoire of Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal and he began his activity as gaga teacher and Choreographer through the “dancer create” program of the Company.
He later joined the CULLBERG Ballet in Stockholm where he performed for two years repertoire of Benoit Lachambre, Alexander Ekman ,Crystal Pite, Jefta Van Dinter and Tillman O’Donnel. He created a work for six men of the company ,” For men only”  presented at the Moderna Dans Theater in Stockholm and participated in the solo program of Deborah Hay - This empty stage an ocean.

In 2012 he moved back to Israel where he joined the Inbal Pinto Dance company and started creating his own works.

n 2013 he was awarded First Prize for both dance and choreography at the International Stuttgart Solo Competition for the solo work “ What Happened in Torino”.

Since then he created (with the support of bodies like Pavillon Noir Aix-en-Provence, Tanzhaus Zürich, Lublin Centrum Kultury , Suzan Dallal Center Tel Aviv, NOD Turin, Tmuna Theater Tel Aviv, Hateiva Theater and Teatro Piemonte Europa) the works Tropical, Voglio Voglia, Filthy Guilty aaaaAAAAHHHH and TROP. The repertoire toured extensively Europe since 2014.

In october 2015 the work "What Happened in Torino" is awarded the audience prize at the Mas Danza Festival in Gran Canaria, Spain.

In November 2016 the debut of his latest creation “SCARABEO, angles and the void” , a duet with Avidan Ben Giat as part of the Curtain Up Festival Tel Aviv.

In December 2016 he is awarded the jury’s second prize at the “International Jerusalem Choreography Competition” for the solo “Occhio di Bue”.

In 2016 Andrea becomes an associated artist of Associazione Culturale VAN (ITALY). 

 

In 2017 he debuts with the site-specific work "Solo Bonotto" as part of the Opera Estate Festival at the Bonotto Foundation in Molvena and "Rootchop # 2" and with a work for young Venetian dancers. It is also the beginning of the collaboration with the "Dance Makers" collective supported by the "Center of Contemporary Scene" in Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza) and by the Residence XL network.

In the same year he presented the work SCARABEO in Italy (Polverigi-INTeatro Festival), Sweden (Gothenburg), South Korea (Seoul), and Kalamata (Kalamata Dance Festival).

In November the work SCARABEO, Angles and the Void is selected as one of the AerowavesTwenty 2018 Festival.

In 2018 he creates, on commission, “Emergency Arabesque" for the collective Dance Makers, "INTRO" for the Ballet of Rome and "Balera" for the Ballet Theater of Turin. It also begins a collaboration, supported by BTT, Piemonte dal Vivo and Charleroi Danse, with the video artist Cindy Sechet for a duet for a dancer and camera "La camera du Roi".

Between March and November he presents his works in the context of an international tour at "TanzHaus Zurich", "Shanghai Int. Dance Center", "The Place" - London, "La

briqueterie" - Paris, "Les Brigittines" - Brussels and

"B -Motion Festival "- Bassano del Grappa among others.


Parallel to this Andrea continues his activity as teacher (Gaga and improvisation) in Israel and abroad.
He regularly teaches at the Gaga Center in Suzan Dallal , Tel Aviv, and at the Vertigo Studio in Jerusalem.
He has taught Gaga and Improvisation for companies such as Batsheva Dance Company and Ensemble, Cullberg Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company and for the students of DOCH (Stockholm), Gaaton (Israel), NOD (Italy), Zurich Tanzhaus and many more.

He is a member of the Israeli Choreographers Association and since 2019 an associated artist of Piemonte Dal Vivo.

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