Silver Plate from Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
For the commitment to training young people and for having promoted Italian dance throughout the world

The audiovisual fund “Patrizia Cerroni & I Danzatori Scalzi” was purchased by the Cultural Archive of the Italian State as an artistic and cultural asset of our country on 16 November 2023

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Patrizia Cerroni

A particular artist for the creative strength of her language of dance, recognized by the International critics “entirely original”


I Danzatori Scalzi

More than 2000 shows in Italy, 21 tournées in Europe and 27 in all the world



What They Say About Us

  • It is clear that here we are being bombarded with an array of richly interwoven ideas, by far the most stimulating to watch was the mostly improvised piece based on a pre-established choreographic structure of encounters and correlations, the dancers move freely but precisely, knowing their strict vocabulary of this language, recreating the relations of rhythm and movement to the jazz music of Charlie Mingus.
    The Sydney Morning Herald
  • It’s hard not to share in festivities of dynamic dancers...they are collectively and individually an almost irresistibly energetic lot...Cerroni’s movement vocabulary, which seems drawn from no dance dictionary but her own, looks entirely original.
    Winston-Salem Journal
  • We have a chance to see a true “prima ballerina” Patrizia breaks loose like a force of nature
    La Sicilia
  • Cerroni had a great deal to express...her talents are rare and unique.
    The Times Of India
  • Patrizia, beyond her technical excellence, with her dance blended the intellect with an emotional expression that came from her very heart.
    The Telegraph
  • The best I’ve seen and heared since many years”, that’s the reaction of a young spectator... there is a fantastic bravura and inspiration.... The delicate and refined movements..... born from the intimate of nature or from a dream..... poetry without heavyness..... Actual, wonderful art.
    Kieler Nachrichten
  • An entertaining show with enticing moments balancing between Eros and Spirituality. Cerroni, passionate and bewitching seductress, is in the centre of a beautiful show of physical and spiritual energy with six technically competent dancer in an hymn to love.
    La Repubblica
  • Choreographer nonconformist and nonconventional, endowed with a most personal style and in a form really sparkling with her excellent dancers each in its own way elegant, fascinating, enticing, seducing, touching... . a thrilling show of the eternally adolescent Patrizia
    Il Tempo
  • great success ... six splendid dancers...a dance that become strong and sweet, dramatic and lyrical, always in a deep emotional tension
    Gli Amici della Musica
  • A powerful and meaningful performance, superbly fascinating, unforgettable
    Singapore New Straits Times
  • Patrizia Cerroni, always capable of renewing herself, well established in the field of international dance, is in the core of the show sensual and flexuous...
    Corriere della Sera