Originally from Italy, Valentina trained at London Contemporary Dance School 1991-94 and joined the 4D Performance Group in 1994-95. As a professional performer she has worked with The Cholmondeleys & Featherstonehaughs, Bock & Vincenzi, Protein Dance Company, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Mark Bruce, Bedlam Dance Company, Aletta Collins, Jazz Exchange, Royal Opera House and English National Opera. An experienced teacher, Valentina teaches contemporary classes at The Place, for New Adventures and English National Opera. She also works as a camera-operator at The Place. Valentina’s first collaboration with Vincent Dance Theatre was retouring Punch Drunk and Broken Chords in spring 2007. In summer 2007 she took part in Stand Up, a period of research with VDT in London and Portugal, and in 2008 she was Understudy and Rehearsal Director for Look At Me Now Mummy. Valentina is based in London.