photo Philippe Besnard
Of Italian nationality, REGINA
MARTINO studied stage and costume design at Florence’s
Beaux-Arts Academy (1978-1982).
She began her artistic career with the KRYPTON
company, which explored various types of choreographies with
the possibilities offered by technology and multimedia.
In 1985 she moved to Milan where she studied fashion design
with GIANFRANCO FERRE at the DOMUS
She closely followed the evolution of contemporary dance in
Italy and began to create costumes for different companies including
Luisa Casiraghi and Teri Weikel.
In 1987 she met PACO DECINA with
whom she began a long collaboration as both interpreter and
costume designer. Their collaboration continued in Paris (1989)
on numerous productions (Ombre in rosso antico, Scilla e Cariddi,
Vestigia di un corpo, Ciro Esposito, etc.) where she reaffirmed
her aesthetic sense by audaciously mixing visual references
with her experience with the body and its movement, always keeping
her precise regard on the contemporary garment.
Continuing her collaboration with choreographers (FRANCESCA
LATTUADA, PHILIPPE SAIRE...) she
also began creating costumes for the theatre, and directors
HUBERT COLAS and JEAN-RENE
Since 1995 REGINA MARTINO has continued
to stretch her horizons by working for the Opera, theatre and
She has worked for dance world figures VERGES,
SOPHIE LESSARD, theatre with EUGENE
DURIF and CATHERINE BEAU,
AHMED MADANI and JEAN-LOUIS
HOURDIN and for cinema with SIGRID
ALNOY and GUY DESLAURIERS.
she designed the costumes for "WOYZECK"
by JEAN-LOUIS HOURDIN,
which is nomined in "Molieres 2004, and for the show marking
the 100th year anniversary of the FOIRE
DE PARIS 2004, directed by SERGE
HUREAU. To continue discovering the creations of Regina
Martino click on Créations at the top of the page.
REGINA MARTINO Studio: 11 rue Pastourelle
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