Agata Tomsic

AGATA TOMSIC was born in Koper (Slovenia) in 1986. As a child she studies piano and music theory at the Conservatory of Koper (6 years), contemporary dance (6 years) and participates in several theatre workshops for adolescents as well as working for Koper-Capodistria TV and Radio station.
In 2005 she moved to Bologna (Italy) to study (DAMS) Drama, Art and Music Studies (graduated in 2009 on Fanny & Alexander theater group, with the supervision of Prof. Marco De Marinis) and takes part into a number of workshops lead by important contemporary theatre artists, such as Vanda Monaco Westerståhl, Teatro delle Ariette, Fanny & Alexander, Cathy Marchand / Living Theatre, Teatro Valdoca, Motus, Csaba Antal, Pathosformel, Anagoor, Francesca Proia, Chiara Guidi / Socìetas Rafaello Sanzio.
In January 2010 she meets Davide Sacco and give life with him to ErosAntEros.
She obtains her Master’s Degree in performing arts at University of Bologna in 2014 (again with the supervision of professor Marco De Marinis and Dr. Silvia Mei as co-supervisor), intersecting her artistic career with a profound reflection on theater, contemporary compositional methods and vision, which will bring her essays to win prizes and be published in magazines and anthologies.
Since 2013 she focuses her interests more and more on the work of the actor, attending some Odin Teatret masters (Eugenio Barba, Julia Varley and in particular Roberta Carreri, with whom she collaborates on several projects between 2014 and 2016) and participating at FIND plus Festival 2015 at Schaubühne in Berlin thanks to the Prospero project by ERT – Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione. In 2018 she won the call of the Festival d’Avignon and Pro Helvetia promoted by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, and took part in the Avignon Seminar curated by Eva-Maria Bertschy (dramaturg with Milo Rau / IIPM).
In addition to the work of actress, in ErosAntEros she shares the concept with Sacco and is dramaturg of all the productions.
Since 2018 she directs with Davide Sacco POLIS Teatro Festival in Ravenna.