LAZZARO is a site specific performance born from an idea by Giulio De Leo and developed in close collaboration with Erika Guastamacchia. The performance, initially intended for the production of video content, has shown an incisive character from the very first rehearsals in the relationship with urban places, museums, and cultural attractions, thus finding an unexpected site-specific performative dimension. LAZZARO reflects on the body's ability to regenerate movement starting from the fundamental vital acts, according to an organic logic of listening. A body lying on a table and revived by dance becomes the fulcrum of identity for the new community that gathers to watch over it.
MENHIR is a contemporary dance organization based in Ruvo di Puglia - Metropolitan City of Bari, South of Italy. Since 2009 realized several productions, international educational courses, international programs and audience engagement projects (LE DANZATRICI, archeology of contemporary). Between 2018 and 2020 Menhir diffused more than 40 performances in the regional and national contemporary dance scene and GENESI, the last creation by Giulio De Leo, was presented in Matera Capitale 2019. Since 2017 Menhir is responsible of TALOS FESTIVAL dance program and since 2019 is partner of Fondazione Fabbrica Europa in Florence for the realization of CRISOL, creative processes.
Coproduction LE DANZATRICI
with the support of Regione Puglia - Teatro Pubblico Pugliese, in collaboration with Comune di Ruvo di Puglia
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