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OHT [Office for a Human Theatre] - Un teatro è un teatro è un teatro è un teatro

Year / Length:2021, 50’ (world premiere)
Performance by:OHT | Office for a Human Theatre
Direction and set design:Filippo Andreatta
Sound design and music:Davide Tomat
Voice:Dania Tosi
Song:"Beata viscera" by Pérotin
Direction assistant:Veronica Franchi
Lighting:Andrea Sanson
Sound design:Claudio Tortorici
Stage manager:Ronni Bernardi/Andrea Colò
Super-butterfly:Alberto Favretto
Painted backdrops:Paolino Libralato, Grafica Bruno-Venice
Co-creation with:CSC Trento technical team
Promotion and distribution:Laura Artoni
Admin:Laura Marinelli
Production:OHT, CSC Trento
Co-production:La Biennale di Venezia, Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia
With the support of:Provincia Autonoma di Trento, Fondazione Caritro


In the new OHTwork the stage is stripped bare. A show which disappears, withdraws and tells of nothing. At the heart ofthe work is a vacuum, an absence which allows something we know but no longer know howto see to come out. In depriving the stage and the matterwhich inhabits it of constituted meanings, OHT is paying homage to the theatre forwhatitis: a theatre is a theatre is a theatre is a theatre.

Taking up the musical form of solfège, the show gets back to stage fundamentals, rediscovering the component parts of the theatre machine: wings, heavens, backcloth, lights, lighting platforms, counterweights. Each element is a voice to be heard in pure form. Voices which can be heard because they are wordless. Exactly like in solfège where the notes materialise in the ears in themselves: do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-si.

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