Carmela Eliana Stragapede (°1996, Bari – Italy) joined Peeping Tom in 2020 for Triptych: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor. She started her dance education in private schools in the region. In 2011, she was part of the Junior Dance Company, the first youth company in the south of Italy under the direction of Sara Accettura. Here she had the possibility to work and perform pieces of Osnat Kelner, Kerry Nicholls, Yoshua Cienfuegos etc.
She continued her studies at the Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam, working with Club Guy & Roni, Lukas Timulak, Jiří Kylián, Raphael Bonachela and others. During her internship period she worked with Marina Mascarell and Club Guy& Roni/Poetic Disasters Club. Graduated in 2018, she became a part of the Tanzmainz Ensemble at Staatstheater Mainz for two seasons. Here she worked with Roy Assaf, Club Guy & Roni, Victor Quijada, Felix Berner and Pierre Rigal.