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Giorgio Strehler

(1921—1997)

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Carlo Goldoni

Carlo Goldoni  

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(1709–93),Italian dramatist, destined for the law, but drawn to the theatre by his desire to reform the now moribund commedia dell'arte by replacing the old-style improvisation on an outline ...
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Dance is a visual artform and the design of the stage and of the dancers' costumes naturally plays a major role in establishing the style and tone of any work. Narrative works may depend heavily on ...
directing/director

directing/director  

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Directing is the process of governing preparation for a theatrical performance. In the twentieth century a single person normally exercised this power, now usually called in English the director ...
Ezio Frigerio

Ezio Frigerio  

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(b. Erba, Italy, 1930)Designer. He started his career as a painter, and his designs are typified by an indebtedness to sixteenth-century Venetian art. In 1955 he joined Strehler's company ...
Heinar Kipphardt

Heinar Kipphardt  

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(b. Heidersdorf, Upper Silesia, 8 March 1922; d. Munich, 18 Nov. 1982)Playwright whose first plays were performed in the German Democratic Republic. The comedy Shakespeare dringend gesucht ...
Jacques Lecoq

Jacques Lecoq  

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(1921–99)French teacher and theorist. Beginning as a teacher of physical education, Lecoq became one of the world's most influential theatre teachers in the second half of the twentieth century. ...
Jorge Silva Melo

Jorge Silva Melo  

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(1948– )Portuguese actor, playwright, and director, co-founder with Cintra of the Teatro da Cornucópia in 1973. He acted and directed there, but left in 1979 to take up film directing. ...
Klaus Michael Grüber

Klaus Michael Grüber  

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(1941–2008)German director. Grüber, who began as an assistant to Strehler, was one of the most uncompromising and idiosyncratic contemporary German directors; his intense personal vision created ...
Lluis Pasqual

Lluis Pasqual  

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(1951– )Spanish-Catalan director. After an apprenticeship with Strehler in Milan, he was the co-founder (with Fabià Puigserver) in 1976 of the Teatre Lliure, Barcelona's leading independent company ...
Luciano Damiani

Luciano Damiani  

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(1923–2007)Italian scenographer who began a long career at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan in the 1950s. Under the direction of Strehler he designed a large number of productions, including ...
Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello  

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(1867–1936),Italian dramatist, short‐story writer, and novelist, who exercised a pervasive influence on European drama by challenging the conventions of naturalism. In his plays, which include Sei ...
Luigi Squarzina

Luigi Squarzina  

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(1922– )Italian playwright and director. Squarzina was one of the brilliant generation of people, like Strehler and Visconti, who introduced the new director-led theatre to Italy. He worked with ...
metatheatre

metatheatre  

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A term used by American playwright Lionel Abel (1910–2001) in 1963 to define what he saw as a new genre of contemporary play, such as Death of a Salesman by ...
Odéon

Odéon  

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First built in 1782 to house the Comédie-française, it became France's second national theatre when it reopened in 1819 after burning down twice. From 1946 to 1959 the company was ...
Paolo Ferrari

Paolo Ferrari  

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(1822–89),Italian dramatist, who was practising law when the first of his numerous plays was produced. He came into prominence in 1853 when his play on Goldoni—Goldoni e le sue ...
Paolo Grassi

Paolo Grassi  

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(1919–81)Italian manager, born in Milan, who worked as critic, director, and company manager in the fascist years. He was active in the Resistance, and after the Liberation he and ...
piccolo teatro

piccolo teatro  

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Earliest and most renowned piccolo teatro (small theatre) is the one in Milan, founded in 1947 by Paolo Grassi and Giorgio Strehler with financial and political support from the city ...
Ruggero Ruggeri

Ruggero Ruggeri  

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(1871–1953)Italian actor who gained international notoriety during a career of 65 years. He performed an extensive repertoire of Italian and European plays and led various theatrical companies. In ...
Tanya Moiseiwitsch

Tanya Moiseiwitsch  

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(b. London, 3 Dec. 1914)Designer. She worked with Hugh Hunt at the Abbey Theatre and designed over 50 productions there (1935–9). After weekly rep at the Oxford Playhouse (1941–4) ...
TAPA

TAPA  

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(Teatro Amador Produções Artísticas)Founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1974 as an amateur troupe (thus the name, Amateur Theatre of Artistic Productions), TAPA chose professional status in 1979 and ...

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