Michele Rizzo started to develop his interest in art and performance in Italy where he studied piano, dance technique, and architecture. In 2011 he graduated from the SNDO (School for New Dance Development) in Amsterdam.
His artistic practice includes making performance, dance, visual art and music. He has been performing his own work over Europe, the United States, and Brazil.He has been performing in the work of Nicole Beutler & Ulrike Quade, Diego Gill & Igor Dobricic, Emio Greco | Pieter C. Scholten, among others.
In 2014, he created M, an on-going project, which takes the shape of performance, exhibition and magazine in collaboration with dramaturge Igor Dobricic, and various visual artists, including Daniel Vom Keller, Katarzyna Szugajew and Erwin Olaf. This project wassupported by ICK, Nagib (Maribor) and Dansmakers, Amsterdam. His newest work Higher(2015) inspired by clubdance, is now touring in Europe.
Next to his performing/making practice Michele teaches regularly at the SNDO in Amsterdam and gives workshops at international festivals.