Laila Gozzi is an Italian performing and performance artist living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is following a Master's Degree in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship at ERASMUS University after obtaining a Bachelor's Degree of Arts at CODARTS University of the Arts, specializing in modern and contemporary dance. During her Bachelor's studies, Laila danced in repertoire by Martha Graham, Jiří Kylian, Ton Simons as well as in works made by Juanjo Arques, Kyle Abraham, and others.
Later she joined the Belgian and Dutch company WArd-waRD directed by the choreographer Ann Van Den Broek where she performed in "Accusations Solos", "Accusations" and also in works from the old repertoire such as "We solo men" and "Pushing The Wheel". With dance material made by this choreographer, Laila performed in the concerts of the tour "The Ideal Crash", an album of the rock band dEUS.
Moreover, she performed in "Oedipus", a creation of the American theatre director Robert Wilson and danced in "The Waiting Room", a creation of the choreographer Malcolm Sutherland.
Laila is currently working for the Dutch company Kalpanarts directed by the choreographer Kalpana Raghuraman.
She trained for years using the GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® method and is a certified GYROKINESIS® trainer.