t h e c o m p a n y
directed by Giulia Dall'Ongaro and Enrico Deotti, actors and directors, creates
an original theatre-piece with a strong visual approach and using artificial
actors flanked by the acting of 'real' actors. Since 1995, the company has
created innovative theatrical shows that have been performed throughout Italy
and in numerous countries around the world (Europe, Canada, Guatemala,
Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Ethiopia, Kenia, Russia, Turkey,
Pakistan, India, Iran, Israel, Egypt, Morocco...).
Giullare after a long research on Commedia dell'Arte and classical theatre with
a modern and ironic look , is involved in a project dedicated to Contemporary
dramaturgy and the artifice on the scene, producing from 2005
Endgame by Beckett, Destination by Thomas Bernhard, Black battles
with dogs by B.M. Koltès, The Room by Harold Pinter and
Woman as Lovers by E.Jelinek.
The main purpose of the project is the research on some twentieth century’s classics and contemporary theatre pieces trough an original vision that experiments the use of artificial actors and filters to intensify the real nature of texts. This project won the Italian Awards of Critics and Premio Speciale Ubu (the main Italian awards for theatre) for the depth of interpretation of contemporary classics earning a great interest from audience and critics.
Teatrino Giullare is the first Italian theater company to stage the unfinished and unpublished Coco by B.M.Koltès, the novel Woman as lovers by E.Jelinek, the First In-Quarto of Romeo and Juliet by W.Shakespeare.
theses and universities studies were carried on the work and poetic of Teatrino
Giullare that has also published the book Playing endgame (Ed Titivillus, 2006)
on the work about Beckett.
have often been invited to hold workshops and professional seminars on their
theatrical art form at, amongst other places, the University of Bologna and
Museo Argentino del Titere in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the University of Smirne
(Turkey), the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in Ahmedabad (India), the
Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade (Serbia), The S. Mubarak Museum in Il Cairo (Egypt),
The National Theatre of Tirana (Albania),
the Centrum Edukacji
of Warsaw (Poland),
Theatre Festival Iberoamericano of Bogotà (Colombia).
won numerous prizes and awards, including International Festival of Genova
(1998), Best Actress World Art Festival, Prague (2003), National Italian Award
of Critics (2006), Ubu Special Prize (2006) Special Jury Award Mess Festival
Sarajevo (2007), Hystrio Prize - Altre Muse(2011).