Adriana Marchione
Adriana marchione

Adriana Marchione has been involved in the arts for over thirty years as a filmmaker, dancer, photographer and is internationally recognized in her work as a movement-based expressive arts therapist and educator. Marchione created When the Fall Comes in 2013, a performance project that culminated in a short film based on her own life story encountering intimate grief and loss. Along with Producer Dianne Griffin she recently completed The Creative High, a documentary film featuring artist stories of addiction and recovery. Since 2002, Marchione has taught at the renowned Tamalpa Institute, WHEAT Institute in Canada and founded her own wellness center in San Francisco. She has presented her creative healing approach, with a focus on addiction, eating disorders, trauma and grief, at festivals, conferences, and treatment centers including South by Southwest, Studio le théâtre du Corps in Paris, Ohlhoff Recovery Program and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. Marchione continues to research both experientially and didactically the ways that the arts and a body-based orientation can foster healthy living.