Léa was born in 1985 in Moyeuvre-Grande (FR).
She is a dancer and a choreographer.
Léa Tirabasso holds a BA in History of Art and Modern Literature. In 2009 she graduates from London Contemporary Dance School with a Certificate of Higher Education.
As a dancer, she has worked with Johannes Wieland, Stephanie Thiersch, Michael Langeneckert (DE), Chris Haring (AT) José Vidal & Company (CL), Clod Ensemble, Seke Chimuntengwende, James Finnemore, Seven Sisters Group, Peter Groom (UK), Jean-Guillaume Weis, Bernard Baumgarten (LU).
For two seasons, she was a full time member of the TanzTheater Ensemble in Kassel (DE), under the direction of Johannes Wieland.
She danced in a few music videos (fav ones: The Kooks, Cash+David)
As a choreographer, her first works « XX » (2012-2013) and « Simones » (2013) were performed in Germany, England and Luxembourg.
« love me tender » (2015), was supported by TROIS C-L Luxembourg. Critically acclaimed, the piece was performed at The Place London (Resolution!), Tripspace (UK); La Banannefabrik, CAPE Ettelbruck (LU); AGITART Figueres (ES), tanzhaus nrw International Tanzmesse 2016, Staatstheater Mainz (DE).
« TOYS » (2017), was commissioned by The Place London (UK), supported by GFTA Arts Council England, TripSpace, Dance City Newcastle (UK),TROIS C-L (LU), Le Grand Studio de Bruxelles (BE); JOJO-Oulu Dance Centre (FI); Le Pacifique - CDC Grenoble (FR). It was performed at La Banannefabrik (LU), The Place London (UK), and during SID Festival 2018 (SK).
She is currently touring her latest work « The Ephemeral life of an octopus », co-produced by Kinneksbond, Centre culturel de Mamer (LU), KLAP – Maison pour la danse (FR) and commissioned by The Place London, NSCD Leeds and DanceXchange Birmingham (UK). The project was also supported by South East Dance, Dance-City Newcastle and the Wellcome Collection (UK), TROIS C-L and Fondation Indépendance (LU). The piece has been selected to take part in the 10th edition of PODIUM (fka. Concours (re)connaissance) in Nov 2019, and in Aerowaves Spring Forward 2020 in April 2020.
She was invited to talk about the process of the piece to the medical students taking part in the module « iBSc Women’s Health: Women’s Cancers » at University College London.
Léa was invited to The Hub as a guest artist to work with the Post-Graduate students of London Contemporary Dance School.
In 2016, Léa received the prestigious award Arts et Lettres in Luxembourg (Institut Grand Ducal) for her work as a dancer and choreographer.
She works in Luxembourg and in London.
Léa is an Aerowaves Twenty20 Artist.