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Brighella gets paid

This example comes from ”Where´s the Book?” from 2014.Dottore is looking for his book that he needs to remember how to marry his daughter with Pantalone. When Brighella comes by he asks for help… Dott:          …and not here either. Brighella … Read the rest of this entry

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Arlecchino and Zanni gets a job

From”The Miracle Doctor” opened in 2101 in Stockholm, then toured northern Norway and Sweden. Arl:                        In Oh, I am so hungry I could eat a horse. Zan:                       In Oh, I am so hungry I could eat a donkey. Arl:                         … Read the rest of this entry

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A tribute to life

“It [Commedia dell’Arte] owed everything to the actor, very little to drama or literature. It trained its own players, created its own conditions, travelled with its own costumes and properties, sometimes with portable stage.”                        From “The Theatre – a Concise … Read the rest of this entry

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Var är Boken? (Where’s the Book?)

Text and directing – Micke Klingvall Brighella – Erika Gustafsson Doralice – Angelica Prodromou Dottore – Josefin Glaadh Flavio – Oskar Webrell Pantalone – Christoffer From Signora – Kajsa Sparrefors Click here to see a trailer of Var är Boken (Where is … Read the rest of this entry

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2001 – Mirakeldoktorn (The Miracle Doctor)

Another trailer from a Commedia dell’Arte show I’ve directed. This one is from 2001. It is done with my students at the Theatre Studio, 2001, in Stockholm. The show was first performed in Stockholm before it went on tour to … Read the rest of this entry

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Micke’s Commedia dell’Arte-workshop

Commedia dell’Arte is what I first of all have specialized in through the years. The mad energy of the masks; the searching in the 16:th century world of theatre; lazzi and pranks; acrobatics, the music; the theatre of the actors – all … Read the rest of this entry

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The togetherness of the Commedia dell’Arte masks

The mask of Commedia dell’Arte simply cannot work alone for any stretch of time. I have already talked about how the masks of Commedia dell’Arte represent different aspects of the human inner life, as opposed to the clown who contains … Read the rest of this entry

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