In Scena! Italian Theater Festival: EXILE, by and with Alessandro Tampieri

May 16, 2022

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

 

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò present at the Center for Italian Modern Art EXILE, by and with Alessandro Tampieri, in Italian with English supertitles. The performance is part of Play It Again In Scena! A very special 2022 coming back edition of the annual Italian Theater Festival NY.

EXILE (CONFINO)

Written & Performed by Alessandro Tampieri

Running time: 60’

Produced in partnership with City of Bologna Cassero LGBTQI+ Center & Centro di Documentazione Flavia Madaschi

 

Special mention at Premio Antonio Caldarella for contemporary dramaturgy

A story inspired by real events and told in 18 scenes about the life of Angelo P., who is arrested and exiled from Italy under Fascism for being gay. Angelo is a fictional character who is a symbol for homosexual persecution everywhere.

 

An actor, director and author, Alessandro Tampieri graduated in Philosophy and trained in Theater in Italy, Ireland and the United States. He worked on projects such as “Discesa agli Inferi”, “Animenude”, “Shakespeare in Death” for Bologna Musei and the ASCE European Significant Cemeteries network. He directed “Torri” for Friends of the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Estate; he wrote and directed the Chamber Opera project “The Masters of the Opera” for Teatro 1763 / Perspective and curated the cultural Festivals “La parola alle donne” and “Orizzonti migranti in viaggio da Dante alla Costituzione”. As a dramaturg, he collaborated with the show “for Frida” for Infinity Dance Theater in New York City. He was a lecturer at the regional institution ERT Emilia Romagna Teatro. He is currently working on the human specific project “MetROzero”.

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