“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.”
LIVIO has worked with some of the world's greats both as a performer and as a choreographer.
He has worked internationally in various fields of the show busines : Musical Theatre-Television- Commercials- Live Events, for more than 20 years. He started working professionally at the age of 16 in the Italian television/commercial circuit. After performing for several years as a featured dancer for many popular tv shows he danced for Ricky Martin in his 1997 Italian promo tour. He refined his training with tutors of international repute, securing the roles of Baby John in 'WEST SIDE STORY', Rolf in 'THE SOUND OF MUSIC', and Mungojerry in the international cast of the German production of 'CATS’.
Whilst in Germany, he embarked on another dream: the creation of the multi-award winning pop group 'ATC’ (A TOUCH OF CLASS). Their success was fast and furious, taking them literally around the world performing at THE DOME, VIVA, MTV, CD UK, POP-KOMM, TOP OF THE POPS, REGIS & KELLY, scooping 9 gold & 3 platinum records, the European 'ECHO', 'AMADEUS' and 'GOLDEN EUROPA' awards. With their hit single ‘Around the world’ they broke the record for the most played song over German radios and reached more than 53 million hits on you-tube.
As well as being a member of the group, Livio was also the creative director and choreographer.
In the last few years he decided to utilize all that gained experience to focus also on the creative side of the performing industry, working as a theatre and dance workshop leader and as a choreographer & artistic director for musicals , commercial events and dance acts. He choreographed the video clips 'AROUND THE WORLD' and 'MY HEART BEATS LIKE A DRUM' by A.T.C. , the 'WELLA FASHION SHOW' (Perugia, Italy). He directed & choreographed the video-dance show ‘…STILL DANCING’ (Tolentino, Italy) and choreographed the original musicals 'THE ANIMAL FARM’ and ’A CHRISTMAS CAROL' , both produced by the prestigious ‘Sistina’ theatre in Rome, Italy.
In the UK he choreographed the original musicals ‘EVERYMAN FOR HERSELF’ (Courtyard theatre, London), DIVINELY BETTE (Camden Fringe Festival) and worked on tv commercials & live events (Cuervo Bar, PBL jewels, Heera Cashew). He is the artistic director/choreographer of the dance act G-NOME (all male contemporary jazz company, semifinalist on the tv show GOT TO DANCE) and recently he worked as assistant choreographer on the musical feature film ‘HOLIDAY’ with Leona Lewis, Creg Wise and Katie Brand, 'MAN UP' with Simon Pegg and Lake Bell and most recently in the upcoming movie FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS with Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson.
G-Nome dance company
Livio’s success comes from a combination of innovation, versatility and a natural, warm outlook, putting both artists
and clients at ease. These skills, combined with extensive international history in all dance platforms, and a strong vision, always gets the best out of dancers and performers alike.