Association

Ultimi Fuochi Teatro is an association based in Surano and founded by Alessandra Crocco and Alessandro Miele (actors and directors) and Cristiana Verardo (songwriter).

ALESSANDRA CROCCO

was born in Salerno in 1981. She studied at the School of the Arsenal Theatre (Scuola del Teatro Arsenale) directed by Kuniaki Ida and Marina Spreafico and attended several advanced seminars held by artists such as Leo De Bernardinis, Elena Bucci, Marco Martinelli, Marco Baliani and Claudio Morganti. In 2006 she took part, as an author and actress, in the theatrical piece Chiamiamo a testimoniare il barone di Munchausen, finalist for the Scenario Infanzia Prize. In 2007 she attended the Advanced Training Course Progetto Interregionale Teatro, organized by Cantieri Teatrali Koreja, which culminated with the performance Lezioni d’amore – Studio per un Barbablù by Antonio Viganò. In 2009 she was the author of and the actress in Non ti ho mai tradito, finalist for the Tuttoteatro.com Dante Cappelletti Prize. From 2008 to 2018 she collaborated with Cantieri Teatrali Koreja acting in the pieces: La parola padre by Gabriele Vacis, Giardini di plastica, Alice and Il calapranzi (directed by Salvatore Tramacere) and Mangiadisk (directed by Enzo Toma). In 2013 she founded with Alessandro Miele the theatre company Progetto Demoni, after writing and performing two pieces inspired by Dostoevskij’s Demons (Demons - Fragments and A romance ended) and the show Lost generation on the life and works of Francis Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda.

ALESSANDRO MIELE

was born in Pompei in 1983. After attending the School of Mime directed by Michele Monetta, he took part in the continuing education course Epidemie at the Teatro delle Albe and contributed to the making of the theatrical work Salmagundi directed by Marco Martinelli. He attendend several workshops held by Ermanna Montanari, Fiorenza Menni, Marco Martinelli, Marise Flack, Riccardo Caporossi, Roberto Latini, Roberto Bacci and Claudio Morganti. In 2005 he was the author and actor of the piece Sono solo un uomo, whose script won the Drammaturgia Sportiva Award organized by Festival Sport Opera 2005. In 2006, with the theatre company Fuori Quattro and the theatrical piece Chiamiamo a testimoniare il barone di Munchausen, he was a finalist for the Scenario Infanzia Prize 2006. With Consuelo Battiston and Gianni Farina, he founded the theatre company Menoventi (Rete Critica Prize 2011, Hystrio-Castel dei Mondi Prize and Lo Straniero Prize 2012) with which he created, as a co-author and actor, the pieces: In festa, Invisibilmente, Postilla, Perdere la faccia, L’uomo della sabbia. In 2013 he founded with Alessandro Miele the theatre company Progetto Demoni, after writing and performing two pieces inspired by Dostoevskij’s Demons (Demons - Fragments and Fine di un romanzo and the show Lost generation on the life and works of Francis Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda.

CRISTIANA VERARDO

born in 1990, is a songwriter and guitarist. She has achieved a three-year degree for Jazz Singers at the N. Rota Conservatory in Monopoli in July 2014 and has obtained her degree in Jazz Music with honours in July 2017. In 2009 and 2010 she has been selected for a scholarship by the Hope Music School in Rome where she refined her songwriting skills. In 2014 she won the competition organized by the Department of Musicology in Cremona, “La città della canzone”, experiencing a full immersion week in the world of songwriting with expert lyricists and composers. She won the “Festival della canzone d’autore Ugo Calise” in August 2015. She came third in the “Premio Poggio Bustone” in 2016. On 22 October 2016 she has been selected has a finalist in the “Biella Festival” winning both the Guido Gozzano Award and the second prize in the best lyrics category. In January she won first prize in the national contest “Premio Mauro Carratta”.

Phone

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