Next Summer in Rome: the Early Music & Dance Workshop “L’Humor Bizzarro”

Humor Bizzarro 2018 Early Music Early Dance

International Early Music & Dance Workshop
17th Edition – Rome July28th – August 5th, 2018

Courses, concerts and seminars managed by
Il Teatro della Memoria (artistic direction: Claudia Celi and Andrea Toschi)

The teachers of L’Humor Bizzarro 2018:

16th-17th Century Dances between Italy and Spain: Claudia Celi
17th-18th Century Dances and Contredanses between France and Spain: Ilaria Sainato
19th Century Social Dances: Paolo Di Segni
Baroque Oboe: Angela Paletta
Recorder: Marco Rosa Salva
Renaissance & Baroque Singing: Rosanna Rossoni
Renaissance & Baroque Trombone: Ercole Nisini
Renaissance Lute, Theorbo and Baroque Guitar: Francesco Tomasi
Cembalo Accompaniment: Paolo Tagliapietra

Rhethorical Gesture Seminar: Ilaria Sainato
Qi Gong Seminar: Angela Paletta

Ensemble Music and Dance Accompaniment Practice

The teachers’ CV are available on this page.

Location: Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio – Rome – Italy.

Regulations, costs and registration form for L’Humor Bizzarro 2018 available on this page.
Programs (in Italian) are at this link.

Info: tel. & fax +39-06-33267447 – mob. +39-328-3645555; e-mail: info@teatrodellamemoria.org
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At Trastevere the final performance of “L’Humor Bizzarro 2016”

On Saturday 6 August the historical Teatro Belli will host students and teachers of the 15th international Summer workshop organized by Il Teatro della Memoria

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With the return of students that are already in the first stages of their artistic career and the presence of new enthusiasts –both professionals and amateurs – from several European and Asian countries, Il Teatro della Memoria celebrates the 15th edition of the International Summer Workshop L’Humor Bizzarro – Intarsi di musica e danza antica.

On Saturday 6 August, following an established practice, students and teachers will interact in the final performance, the result of a week of intense activity developed at Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio under the guidance of internationally active artists. For the dance: Claudia Celi (Le bellezze d’Olimpia – Italian Dances of the 16th-17th centuries), Ilaria Sainato (La bonne amitié – European Dances of the 17th-18th centuries and Rhetoric Gesture Seminar) and Paolo Di Segni (The Regency Ball  ̶  Social dances of the Early 19th century); for the music: Rosanna Rossoni (Renaissance and baroque Singing), Marco Rosa Salva (Recorderr), Angela Paletta (Baroque Oboe barocco and Qi Gong Seminario), Paolo Tagliapietra (Cembalo Accompaniment) and Francesco Tomasi (Renaissance Lute, Theorbo and Baroque Guitar). The performance will also feature guest artists who in the past have collaborated with Il Teatro della Memoria with a particular attention to the relationship between music and dance.

On the occasion Claudia Celi e Andrea Toschi – who co-direct Il Teatro della Memoria – wish to thank all those who during the years and in various roles have contributed to the making of the several editions of L’Humor bizzarro.

Teatro Belli – p.za Sant’Apollonia 11 – Roma (Italy)
6 August 2016 – 6.30PM – free entrance
It’s necessary to book at the number (+39)  320-0557319 before 6 August at 12.00AM
e-mail:
info@teatrodellamemoria.org

Teatro Belli – located in the historical area of Trastevere under the Gianicolo – is, among those that are presently active, one of the oldest Roman theatres, known also for having hosted a speech to Roman voters by Giuseppe Garibaldi. For a brief history of this space it’s possible to read a page on their website.

click on the picture to download the workshop poster

Humor Bizzarro 2015: Claudia Celi – “Dal Pelachiù al Bigarà”, 16-17th Century Italian and French Games and Dances

Course program and teacher’s curriculum

The practical-theoretical course is open to students of any level and is coordinated with the activities of the instrumental music and ensemble music courses aiming to the realization of the students’ concert where dance will be accompanied by live music. The classes will feature the study of the basic steps and choreographical reconstructions from the treatises by Fabrizio Caroso, Cesare Negri and Thoinot Arbeau.

Claudia Celi, after graduating in History of Theatre and Spectacle at Università di Roma – La Sapienza, specialized in early dance performance with internationally known teachers such as Barbara Sparti, Francine Lancelot, Shirley Wynne, Angene Feves and Cecilia Gracio Moura. Since 1982 she has taught History of Dance at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome; from 1991 to 1995 she was also deputy director of this institution. Currently she also teaches for the specialized degree in Spettacolo, moda e arti digitali at the Università di Roma – La Sapienza and has taught Dance History at the ballet school of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. In 2001 she was appointed by the Italian Education, University and Research Ministry as a member of the Working Group for Dance Education with the purpose of drafting the new charters of Italian Academies and Conservatories. She has presented communications at international conferences and has collaborated with research centers and universities. She contributed articles to specialized journals, such as ChorégraphieCairon (also as a member of the editorial board), La Danza Italiana and La Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana. Among her publications are the chapters on italian XIX century ballet for Musica in Scena – Storia dello spettacolo musicale published by UTET and several entries for the International Encycolpedia of Dance, the Dictionnaire Larousse de la Danse and the Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Alongside the academic activity she has continued her performing activity in the field of historical dance, that she began in 1977 with the Gruppo di Danza Rinascimentale di Roma directed by Barbara Sparti; with this group, that in 1981 was awarded the “Jia Ruskaja” prize for dance didactics and culture, she has performed in many European festivals. Within her continued activity of popularization of historical dance she attended congresses in Italy and abroad, has been a member of competition panels, has taught courses and seminars for theatres, universities, conservatories and research centers such as Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo (Officina-Laboratorio delle Arti e dei Mestieri del Palcoscenico), Scuola Internazionale dell’Attore Comico (Reggio Emilia), A.N.I.D. (Associazione Nazionale Insegnanti di Danza), Conservatorio A. Casella (L’Aquila), Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Roma) and has been in charge of didactic events and performance of historical dancing for the Scuola di Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and for the Accademia Nazionale di Danza. At this latter institution she regularly teaches – from the academic year 2005/06 onwards – classes in Historical Dances.

Info on the workshop costs and registration is available at this link.

The teachers of the 2014 edition: Claudia Celi,16th Century Italian Dances

Balli leggiadri, et amorose rime – Dances dedicated to Roman Noblewomen from the treatises by Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta
The practical-theoretical course is open to students of any level and is coordinated with the activities of the instrumental music and ensemble music courses  in view of the realization of the students’ concert where dance will be accompanied by live music. The classes will feature the techincal study of basic steps and of choreographical reconstructions from Il Ballarino and Nobiltà di Dame.

Claudia Celi, after graduating in History of Theatre and Spectacle at Università di Roma – La Sapienza, specialized in early dance performance with internationally known teachers such as Barbara Sparti, Francine Lancelot, Shirley Wynne, Angene Feves, Cecilia Gracio Moura and Ana Yepes. Since 1982 she has taught History of Dance at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome; from 1991 to 1995 she was also deputy director of this institution. Currently she also teaches for the specialized degree in Spettacolo teatrale, cinematografico e digitale at the Università di Roma – La Sapienza and has taught Dance History at the ballet school of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. In 2001 she was appointed by the Italian Education, University and Research Ministry as a member of the Working Group for Dance Education with the purpose of drafting the new charters of Italian Academies and Conservatories. She has presented communications at international conferences and has collaborated with research centers and universities. She contributed articles to specialized journals, such as ChorégraphieCairon (also as a member of the editorial board), La Danza Italiana and La Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana. Among her publications are the chapters on italian XIX century ballet for Musica in Scena – Storia dello spettacolo musicale published by UTET and several entries for the International Encycolpedia of Dance, the Dictionnaire Larousse de la Danse and the Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Alongside the academic activity she has continued her performing activity in the field of historical dance, that she began in 1977 with the Gruppo di Danza Rinascimentale di Roma directed by Barbara Sparti; with this group, that in 1981 was awarded the “Jia Ruskaja” prize for dance didactics and culture, she has performed in many European festivals. Within her continued activity of popularization of historical dance she attended congresses in Italy and abroad, has been a member of competition panels, has taught courses and seminars for theatres, universities, conservatories and research centers such as Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo (Officina-Laboratorio delle Arti e dei Mestieri del Palcoscenico), Scuola Internazionale dell’Attore Comico (Reggio Emilia), A.N.I.D. (Associazione Nazionale Insegnanti di Danza), Conservatorio A. Casella (L’Aquila), Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Roma) and has been in charge of didactic events and performance of historical dancing for the Scuola di Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and for the Accademia Nazionale di Danza. At this latter institution she regularly teaches – from the academic year 2005/06 onwards – classes in Historical Dances for Undergraduate and Graduate level students.

Info on the workshop costs and registration is available at this link.

Early Music & Dance Summer Workshop “L’Humor Bizzarro” – Courses and teachers of the 2014 edition

Courses, concerts and workshops
Organized by: Il Teatro della Memoria
13th edition – Rome (Italy) July 27th – August 3rd, 2014
Location: Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio

16th Century Italian Dances: Claudia Celi
17th and 18th Century European Dances: Ilaria Sainato
19th Century Social Dances: Paolo Di Segni
Baroque Oboe: Angela Paletta
Percussion: Federico Occhiodoro
Recorder: Marco Rosa Salva
Renaissance Lute and Baroque Guitar: Federico Marincola
Renaissance and Baroque Singing: Rosanna Rossoni
Sackbut and Baroque Trombone: Mauro Morini
Harpsichord accompaniment: Paolo Tagliapietra

Ensemble Music workshop
Qi Gong Seminar

All the info about registration and rates are available at this link. Programs in Italian are here. Feel free to contact us for any question you have. Special rates for our students are available at several restaurants, hotels and Bed&Breakfast. E-mail us for a list.

Contact info

via Gradoli, 56 – 00189 Roma – Italy
e-mail:
info@teatrodellamemoria.org
phone/fax : (+39) 06 3326 7447
mobile:

  • up to July 26 (+39) 328 364 5555
  • July 27-August 3: (+39) 320 055 7319

On Saturday August 3 the final concert of the Early Music and Dance Workshop

At the Testaccio Ex-Slaughterhouse the students of “L’Humor Bizzarro” will present the results of an intense study week

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Big Bamboo, the huge work by U.S. artists  Mike and Doug Starn, has welcomed teachers and students taking part in the 12th edition of  L’Humor Bizzarro, dedicated to the memory of Nora Frontali Toschi, deceased on last June 9, a founding member and steady supporter of the Associazione il Teatro della Memoria.

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After starting on July 28, the courses have unfolded at an intence pace under the guide of internationally active artists: Angela Bucci (Renaissance and Baroque singing), Ninad Massimo Carrano (Percussion), Claudia Celi (Danze nel Giardino d’Amore – Court dances between 15th and 16th Century), Paolo Di Segni (Tout le monde en place – Social Dances of the 19th Century), Federico Marincola (Ensemble Music Workshop), Mauro Morini (Sackbut and Baroque Trombone) Angela Paletta (Baroque Oboe), Marco Rosa Salva (Recorder), Ilaria Sainato (Recueil de Dances et Contredances – European 17th and 18th Century dances), Antonella Moles and Paolo Tagliapietra (Cembalo accompanists).

On the evening of Saturday August 3 agosto the work carried out in the singing, instrument and dance classes will be presented in spectacular form. Following a consolidated practice, during the performance students and teachers will interact side by side. The events will be hosted by the Sala della Mangiatoia (Testaccio Ex-Slaughterhouse – p.za Giustiniani 4/a). Two shows have been scheduled, the first at 7.00PM and the second at 8.45PM, both at free entrance with advance booking. It’s possible to book by phoning to the mobile number +39-320-0557319 before 4.00PM of the performance day.

Location: Sala della Mangiatoia – Ex-Mattatoio – p.za Giustiniani 4/a – Roma (Italy)
First show 7.00PM – Second show 8.45PM
Free entrance – Advance booking by phoning to the mobile number +39-320-0557319 before 4.00PM
e-mail: info@teatrodellamemoria.org

The teachers of the 2012 edition: Claudia Celi,16th and 17th Century Court Dances

The course is open to students of any level and is coordinated with the activities of the instrumental music and ensemble music courses  in view of the realization of the students’ concert. The study of the technique and of the choreographies that will be the object of the course will have as a fil rouge the astral allegories evoked by the titles of the Italian dances, a mirror image of the humanistic and Renaissance culture.

Claudia Celi, after graduating in History of Theatre and Spectacle at Università di Roma – La Sapienza, specialized in early dance performance with internationally known teachers such as Barbara Sparti, Francine Lancelot, Shirley Wynne, Angene Feves, Cecilia Gracio Moura and Ana Yepes. Since 1982 she has taught History of Dance at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome; from 1991 to 1995 she was also deputy director of this institution. Currently she also teaches for the specialized degree in Spettacolo teatrale, cinematografico e digitale at the Università di Roma – La Sapienza and has taught Dance History at the ballet school of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. In 2001 she was appointed by the Italian Education, University and Research Ministry as a member of the Working Group for Dance Education with the purpose of drafting the new charters of Italian Academies and Conservatories. She has presented communications at international conferences and has collaborated with research centers and universities. She contributed articles to specialized journals, such as ChorégraphieCairon (also as a member of the editorial board), La Danza Italiana and La Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana. Among her publications are the chapters on italian XIX century ballet for Musica in Scena – Storia dello spettacolo musicale published by UTET and several entries for the International Encycolpedia of Dance, the Dictionnaire Larousse de la Danse and the Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Alongside the academic activity she has continued her performing activity in the field of historical dance, that she began in 1977 with the Gruppo di Danza Rinascimentale di Roma directed by Barbara Sparti; with this group, that in 1981 was awarded the “Jia Ruskaja” prize for dance didactics and culture, she has performed in many European festivals. Within her continued activity of popularization of historical dance she attended congresses in Italy and abroad, has been a member of competition panels, has taught courses and seminars for theatres, universities, conservatories and research centers such as Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo (Officina-Laboratorio delle Arti e dei Mestieri del Palcoscenico), Scuola Internazionale dell’Attore Comico (Reggio Emilia), A.N.I.D. (Associazione Nazionale Insegnanti di Danza), Conservatorio A. Casella (L’Aquila), Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Roma) and has been in charge of didactic events and shows of historical dancing for the Scuola di Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and for the Accademia Nazionale di Danza. At this latter institution she regularly teaches – from the academic year 2005/06 onwards – classes in Historical Dances for Undergraduate and Graduate level students.

Info on the workshop costs and registration is available at this link.