Activator, aka Manuele Tessarollo, has become a hard dance staple over years with his groundbreaking approach to music. Hailing from Bassano del Grappa (IT), Manuele’s musical career started back in 1995, but it wasn’t until 2002 that the he created his most successful alias: Activator. Over the past 12 years, the name Activator has been synonymous with energetic productions and equally lively performances. It’s with great pleasure that we at Make You Dance Bookings welcome this Italian hard dance veteran to our roster!


There’s no shortage of memorable moments to tell you about when it comes to Activator. From his remarkable performances at festivals such as Defqon.1, Decibel, Tomorrowland and Mysterland, to his intimate sets at venues all over the globe such as Matrixx (NL), Club Mad (CH), ZAK (DE) and many, many more.

Being a widely respected hard dance producer, his discography boasts some of the most unforgettable tracks to ever grace the scene. His earlier solo productions like “Hardstyle Asylum” and “The Bass Be Louder” are still admired by hardstyle lovers around the world, and in 2009, when he released his first album “Authentic Style”, Activator’s career began accelerating with great pace. The following years led him to experiment more than ever before, as he unveiled his unique style of “Subground” to the world in 2011. Activator is also a renowned A&R manager, responsible for prominent imprints such as Activa, Explosive, Kattiva among others.

Fast forward to the present day and you’re more than likely to find him in the studio, always striving for the next level of quality. With many great bookings on the horizon and a second album in the making, Activator shows no signs of slowing down. The past, present and future of the harder styles lies in the hands of this Italian pioneer.

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