Creative Team

The creative team behind Three & Four Quarters.

Mats Ek


Javier De Frutos


Luca Silvestrini

Born in Jesi, Italy, Luca graduated in Performing Arts at Bologna University. In 1995, he moved to London to complete his dance training at Laban. His choreography dates from 1997, when he co-founded Protein Dance. As its Artistic Director he is known for idiosyncratic dance theatre work provoked by deep connections with the everyday, recognised by Protein being awarded Best Independent Company at the National Dance Awards 2011.

Didy Veldman

Didy Veldman ’67 trained at the Scapino Academy in Amsterdam. She has danced with Scapino Ballet, Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève and Rambert Dance Company, working with international choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin and Christopher Bruce, amongst others.

Fabrice Serafino

Fabrice’s theatre experience includes 15 years as a dancer for various internationally renowned companies. In September 2004, he left dancing to attend the prestigious Motley Theatre Design Course. Since then, he has designed extensively for theatre, dance and opera.

Simon Bennison

Lighting Designer
From Lancashire, trained in music in Manchester, lighting and design at RADA and the Yale School of Drama, and architecture at the University of North London. He has designed lighting and collaborated on productions for dance, ballet, theatre, opera, artists and events. His work has been filmed for the BBC and also nominated for awards in Scotland and Russia.