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With a professional career through dance, musicology and music, Alberto Jona approached the theater founding in 1994, together with Corallina De Maria and Jenaro Meléndrez Chas the company CONTROLUCE Teatro d’Ombre, which has found its strength and its identity in the relationship between Music and Shadow. He has since then curated all the company’s performances collaborating with artists as Jordi Savall, Davide Livermore, Alessandro Baricco, FabioBiondi, Mario Brunello, Kenneth Weiss, Nicola Campogrande, KateBush, Vinicio Capossela. The productions have been hosted widely in Europe but also around the world.
Since 2013 he dedicates to Opera direction. Graduated in singing and graduated in musical aesthetics, he currently teaches at the Conservatory of Cuneo and at the Catholic University of Milan.
Controluce created Incanti – International Puppet Theatre Festival in 1994 and since then he has been managing the artistic direction of the Festival until today.
She graduated in DAMS Theatre and Performing Arts at the University of Turin while also training as an actress. Starting from her training at the Foundation TRG onlus’ Piccola Academia of Turin, it followed a series of collaborations with both the Foundation itself and some of its guest companies.
In 2013 she started with INCANTI festival, for the Company Controluce Teatro d’ombre, as organizer and responsible for correlated projects.
She collaborates also with other companies in Turin and province, such as Compagni di Viaggio, where she deals with both training and the organization of courses and events, and Teatrulla Association, aimed at theatre for youth.
Graduated in Communication Sciences by the University Carlo Bo of Urbino, she has specialized in theatrical disciplines at DAMS in Bologna under the guidance of Cristina Valenti.
After a first experience in Theatrical research in Pescara with the Florian Teatro Stabile Innovazione (today Florian Metateatro) she continued his training at the Foundation TRG onlus’ Piccola Academia of Turin. In Turin has met first the Festival Giocateatro Torino, the Company Onda Teatro and the Festival Incanti. In the same period she has worked for AGIS and the Piedmont Region’ Piedmont Live Communication Project (Piemonte dal Vivo).
Artistic direction: Controluce Teatro d’Ombre
Web: Erica Bortolussi, Jenaro Meléndrez Chas
Graphics: Andrea Gritti, Erica Bortolussi
Public relations: Cora de Maria
Audience development: Giulia Manegatti
Collaboration: Alice De Bacco, Sara Miotto, Samuel Maverik Zucchiati, Ivan Karpenk
Technical direction: Massimo Vesco
Technical Staff: Lisa Guerini, Emanuele Wally Vallinotti
Video: Renato Di Gaetano
Edition’s Image: Elisa Perron
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