Anima May

Anima May  -  Resume

Italian actress born in Switzerland, with a bachelor in contemporary dance from CODARTS ROTTERDAM. Professional performing artist and choreographer.


"The Aboves and The Belows" 

• Protagonist in Fictional Drama Short Film directed by Alejandro Marcos. Oviedo 2020.

“Kiss One or Everyone”

• Romantic Comedy Short Film with Anima May and Myra Eetgerink. Berlin 2018.

“Private Coaching”

• Acting and Dialect Coaching with Ernestine Kahn. Berlin 2019.

“Workshop 1- Foundation of The Meissner Technique”

• 5 days Acting Workshop with Steve Ditmyer (Alumni of Sanford Meisner). Berlin 2019

“The Foundamentals of Acting”

• 2 week Acting Workshop with Matthias Schott (Schott Acting Studio). Berlin 2019

“Camera Acting I”

• Camera Acting Workshop with Johannes Hitzblech (Actorfactory). Berlin 2018

“Acting for Film for Young Talents”; “Camera Seminar for Young Talents”

• Acting Seminars by Theresa Harder (Frank Betzelt Coaching Team). Berlin 2014/15

“Exile Upon Earth - Nocturnal”

• Experimental Underwater Short Film directed by Viraj De Silva. Rotterdam 2013.


Proficient with: acting, director, producer, contemporary dance choreography and performer, negotiations.

EXPERIENCE: Director - Producer

"The Aboves and The Belows"

• Fictional Drama Short Film directed co-produced by Alejandro Marcos. Oviedo 2020.


• Dance Short Film directed and produced by Anima May. Berlin 2016.

EXPERIENCE: Dancer - Choreographer

"Expanding Fields of Consciousness" 

• Improvisational and Interdisciplinary Dance Performance for the solo art exhibition of Luigi Sommacal. In collaboration with Adrian Frey Trio and voice artist Elena Sommacal . Zurich 2021.

"I Am" 

• 60min Contemporary Dance Performance choreographed by Anima May. Berlin 2020.


• Experimental Dance Short Film directed and produced by Alejandro Marcos. Berlin 2019.

“Somewhere in between”

• Dance Solo and Own Project. Berlin 2017/18.

“Just behind normality”

• Duet performed together with Katja Pagni. Berlin-Zurich 2016/17


• Trio performed by Roberta Ruggiero, Margot Libanga, Anna Katalin Németh. Berlin 2016

“Dido and Aeneas”

• Dance-Opera Project directed by Tristan & Associates. Berlin 2013/14

“Tiger Tiger burning bright”

• Transdisciplinary Performance choreographed by John Jack Gallagher in collaboration with visual artist Lotte Geeven. Performed during the International De Stilte Festival. Breda 2013.

“De Stilte Dansgezelschap”

• 2-year Contract as Professional Dancer with the company. Breda 2011-2013


Swiss-German (1.Native-language), Italian (2.Native-language), German (fluent), English (fluent), Dutch (basic), Spanish (basic)


09/2010 – 09/2012  HSP- Hyugens Scholarship Program

09/2009 – 06/2010  Scholarship by Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation

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