EMERGENCY EXIT # de piel y de hilo | Antonella D’Ascenzi

Andi_Bancic_Canon_5D_26.09.2015_21-24-38_09foto Andi Bancic

residência de criação no CAPa – 24 Março a 4 Abril 2016 – estúdio 1
ensaio aberto – 1 Abril – 19h

Emergency exit, choreographed for skin and thread performers, is an anthology of small female confidences, ironic, absurd, perhaps autobiographical.

Emergency exit is a parade of women with long hair, high heels and dressed in red, within an atmosphere that reveals their weaknesses and their phobias. The title itself cites inscription “emergency exit” to question roles, identities, memory dancing body and desires. What is the emergency exit? Where do we take?
This is almost a story where a grown-up Alice can jump the whole, sometime…


choreography and performance Antonella D’Ascenzi
choreography assistant Sara Simeoni
light Designer Antonio Curcio
special Thanks for Help in the conception and creation Teresa Björk, Roser Zaurin, Pasquale Marino
video fragments, Antonios Lioutas, Luis Fernandes, Despoina Oikonomopoulou, Filippos Vardakas
video editing Antonella D’Ascenzi

Antonella D’Ascenzi actress and dancer, begins her artistic trajectory in 1995, As actress and performer, she has participated in several shows directed by different directors – Paolo Vignolo, Luis Ibar (Cartaphilus Teatro, Mexico), Claudia Sorace (Índex Muta Imago – Rome) – and choreographers like Sara Simeoni (dancer in the Carolyn Carlson company), Marta Ruiz (Adra Danza, Colombia) and Khosro Adibi (LesPesPis, Brussels). In summer 2009 she has been invited to an artistic residence in Fabrik Potsdam – International Center of dance and theater (Germany) to carry out the work “Chambers of the horror circus.” In November 2009 she receives the scholarship “En Blanco 09” to participate in the workshop of dramaturgy investigation by the Theater Cuarta Pared of Madrid. In 2011 won the scholarship DE.MO./MOVIN’UP 2011 the Ministry of Culture of Italy and GAI – Association of Young Italian Artists. In 2015 she receives the scholarship of choreographic creation Sortutakoak in DANTZAGUNEA (Basque Country ).

In these years she’s invited like actress or dancer in FESTIVAL TARREGA, Festival LA PIATTAFORMA, Italy, OPERA ESTATE FESTIVAL VENETO, Italy, La otra Mirada – IV Encuentro internacional de Mujeres en el Teatro SPAIN, Festival Mujeres Dramaturgas of the theatre Lagrada in Madrid, Festival La Alternativa to Madrid, Trasversalidades del Teatro –  Festival internacional to Patzcuaro (México), Teatro Raúl Flores Canelo, CENART, Ciudad de México (México),  VII Encuentro Internacional del Teatro del cuerpo to Querétaro, México, Trnfest, festival de Ljubljana, Slovenia, International Festival absurd theatre Eugene Ionesco (Bucharest).



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