Matteo Fargion is a composer, performer and teacher. He has worked in dance and theatre for over 20 years, collaborating with leading choreographers and directors in the UK and abroad. Together with Jonathan Burrows, he has made a series of ten duets conceived, choreographed, composed, administrated and performed together. Both Sitting Duet, The Quiet Dance, Speaking Dance, Cheap Lecture, The Cow Piece, Counting to One Hundred, One Flute Note, Show & Tell, Rebelling Against Limit and Body Not Fit For Purpose are all touring, and the two men have now given almost 400 performances the world. Both Sitting Duet won a 2004 New York Dance and Performance ‘Bessie’ Award, and Cheap Lecture was chosen for the prestigious 2009 Het Theaterfestival in Belgium. Matteo has also written a lot of music for theatre, especially in Germany, where he has collaborated several times with Elmar Goerden (Stuttgarter Staatestheater, Residenztheater Munich, and Bochum Schauspielhaus) and with Thomas Ostermeier at the SchaubühneBerlin. Matteo is also a long-time visiting member of faculty at P.A.R.T.S, the school of Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker in Brussels, where he has worked on a new approach to teaching composition to choreographers, within a framework of music practice but built also on his wealth of experience as a performer.