Tag Archives: Capitano

2007 – Bombafu

The last Commedia dell’Arte show from 2007, before the Theatre Studio was put to rest. But it went to sleep with a glorious opening on the main stage in Piazza San Marco at the Carnival in Venice then played in Rome. … 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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Oratio på Pottan (Oratio on the Chamberpot)

Opened 13/9-1996 Script and Directing – Micke Klingvall Pantalone, Oratio(until.13/9-96) – Johan Starck-Stormdal Isabella – Anna Svensson Columbina – Micaela Gustafsson Arlecchino, Flaminia – Ulrika Carlsson Capitano, Coviello, Dottore – Mikke Schirén Oratio (from 10/10-96) – Elias Wåhlund Fencing master – Lena Lövdahl Costume – Anna … Read the rest of this entry

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Commedia dell’Arte-performances at the Theatrestudio

The reason that I started working fulltime at the Theatrestudio at first was that I would direct and teach Commedia dell’Arte. I was just coming back from USA where I had finished the last year at Dell’Arte School of Physical … Read the rest of this entry

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Physical Theatre in Vulgar Comedy

It is not just because Vulgar Comedy originally played for an audience that could not read that most of it is based on a physical, visual theatre. It has more to do about effectiveness in the storytelling. Just like in … Read the rest of this entry

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The Indian Commedia dell’Arte adventures

I was in India not long ago directing a one-man-Commedia dell’Arte play called ”A Kela Commedia Extravaganza” with Deepal Doshi from Rangeelay Theatre Ensemble. Sitting in the audience at the opening, watching my play the similarities between renaissance Italy and India … Read the rest of this entry

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