Sat 15 02
8.30 pm


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In German and English.


Performance von Alessandro Sciarroni
AUGUSTO © Alice Brazzit
Laughter to the bitter end! This performance by Italian artist Alessandro Sciarroni, who was awarded the Golden Lion in 2019, addresses human pain and the need for unconditional love in a radical way. Nine performers on stage act exclusively by laughing, through which they express joy, euphoria, emotion, sorrow, anger, and fear – all in a continuous orgy of laughter. “AUGUSTO” is a tribute to the figure of the tragicomic August, the fool who satirises himself – and, indeed, laughs at everything. In addition, the documentary film “RIRE” about Antonia Baehr’s research and theatre project, offers an in-depth look at the mechanisms of laughter.


  • Kreation Alessandro Sciarroni
  • Performance Massimiliano Balduzzi, Gianmaria Borzillo, Marta Ciappina, Jordan Deschamps, Pere Jou, Benjamin Kahn, Leon Maric, Francesco Marilungo, Cian McConn, Roberta Racis und Matteo Ramponi
  • Musik Yes Soeur!
  • Lichtdesign Sébastien Lefèvre
  • Elena Giannotti
  • Kostüme Ettore Lombardi
  • Dramaturgische Beratung Chiara Bersani, Peggy Olislaegers und Sergio Lo Gatto
  • Lach-Yoga Coaching Monica Gentile
  • Künstlerische Zusammenarbeit Erna Ómarsdóttir und Valdimar Jóhannsson
  • Stimmcoaching Sandra Soncini
  • Technische Leitung Valeria Foti
  • Assistenz und Recherche Damien Modolo
  • Kuratorin, Promotion und Beratung Lisa Gilardino
  • Administration und Produktionsleitung Chiara Fava


„After a moment of extraordinary candor, little by little, laughter here becomes an absolute normand and common destiny (...) Prisoners of an implacable mechanics that make them laugh with no reason, the dancers give the fatal impression that something of humanity ends up being lost. Even if ‘Augusto’ has the intelligence to keep the distance with the current news to target the tragic.” Libération, 2018


Eine Produktion von MARCHE TEATRO Teatro di Rilevante Interesse Culturale, corpoceleste_C.C.00#, European Creative Hub – French Minister of Culture/Maison de la Danse grant for Biennale de la danse de Lyon 2018, Festival GREC Barcelona, Théâtre de Liège, Teatro Municipal do Porto, CENTQUATRE-PARIS, apap – Performing Europe 2020. Kofinanziert durch Creative Europe Programm der Europäischen Union, Snaporazverein, Theaterfestival Boulevard, Theater Freiburg, La Biennale di Venezia. Koproduziert von Tanzfabrik Berlin, Centrale Fies, L’arboreto – Teatro Dimora di Mondaino. Unterstützt durch apap – Performing Europe 2020.

AUGUSTO © Alice Brazzit
AUGUSTO © Alice Brazzit


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