TEATRO ANTICO SCENA CONTEMPORANEA
Maddalena Giovannelli - USI Lugano
Massimiliano Civica (1974) is a theatre director. He studied at La Sapienza University in Rome, at Eugenio Barba’s Odit Teatret and at the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio d’Amico. In 2007 he won the Premio Hystrio-Associazione Nazionale Critici Teatrali and the Premio Lo Straniero for his theatrical activity. In 2007 he also became Artistic Director of the Teatro della Tosse in Genoa. He was winner of the Ubu prize for best direction of Shakespeare’s Il Mercante di Venezia (2008), Euripides’ Alcesti in 2015 and Armando Pirozzi’s Un quaderno per l’inverno in 2017. Since 2013 he has been holding the course of high specialization in acting at the Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica Silvio D’amico in Rome, of which, since 2015, he has been a member of the Steering Committee. Since January 2018, he has also been an artistic consultant to the management of the Metastasio Theatre in Prato.
Maddalena GiovannellI teaches Theatre History at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (Lugano). She was a temporary researcher at the University of Milan, where she taught “Ancient Greek Theatre Literature” and “Ancient Theatre on the Contemporary Stage” and where she coordinated a national research project dedicated to the ancient and contemporary reception of the comic genre. Her fields of interest are Greek comedy and tragedy, the reception of classical theatre in the contemporary, and the education of theatre and dance audiences. She has published the book Aristofane nostro contemporaneo (Carocci 2018) and Il pubblico in danza. Comunità, memorie, dispositivi with Lorenzo Conti and Francesca Serrazanetti (Scalpendi 2019). She founded the six-monthly magazine «Stratagemmi_prospettive teatrali» and the cultural association «Prospettive Teatrali”, within which he has been working on audience training since 2010. He is part of the board of directors of «La Falena» and writes for «Hystrio» and «Doppiozero».
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