a pas de deux drama for two girls and a piano man

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a pas de deux drama for two girls and a piano man
INSOMNIA
a pas de deux drama for two girls and a piano man
Director: Tage Larsen
Composer: Nikola Kodjabashia
On stage: Irene Cioni, Mia Theil Have & Nikola Kodjabashia
Light Designer: Stuart Glover
Costume Design: COS http://vimeo.com/50999741 (full
length video 2012)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCIy3k2i-pQ (trailer 2011)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45gofgBDnp4 (trailer 2012)
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f8o30yotamqf909/erJNocLKnr (photos)
Available for international touring 2013
Contact [email protected] / [email protected]
Tage Larsen
was born in 1949 in Randers, Denmark. He started at Odin Teatret in 1971 and has
acted in 15 of Eugenio Barba’s main performances as well as teaching and directing performances
worldwide. In 1987 Tage created his own company, Yorick Teatret, and spent ten years away from
Odin Teatret, teaching at the Nordisk Teater Skole in Århus and working as a freelance actor with
Teater La Balance and Cantabile 2. In 1997 he returned to Odin Teatret. He still acts and directs
performances outside Odin Teatret and gives workshops for actors all over the world. He regularly
creates and directs the main performance during Holstebro Festuge (Festive Week) and has directed
Madame Bovary with Anna Lica (Denmark); Ali og den forunderlige ånd with emigrants and refugees
(Denmark); The Starry Messenger with Donald Kitt (Canada); Bim Bum Bang! with Elena Vanni (Italy);
Lady Swettenham with Sabera Shaik of Masakini Theatre Company (Malaysia); Sancho Panza e non
Chisciotte with Mario Barzaghi of Teatro Dell'Albero (Italy); Othello with Masakini Theatre
Company and Jabatan Kebudayaan Dan Kesenian Negara (Malaysia).
Nikola Kodjabashia
is considered to be one of the most eminent representatives of the
Balkan and East European musical avant-guard and composer of 4 critically acclaimed albums,
REVERIES OF A SOLITARY WALKER, MOST OF NOW, EXPLOSION OF A MEMORY, PENELOPE X, released by ReR,
described by the Guardian as “one of the most adventurous and coherent of avant-rock labels". He
has scored music for numerous internationally acclaimed and award winning theatre productions at
the National Theatre, Young Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Old Vic Theatre. Other commissions include
scores for La Biennale de Venezia 2004, BBC Singers 2010, numerous scores for BBC TV and Radio
2005/10. "You can go your own way. All composers want to sound unique - but few manage to be as distinctive
as Nikola Kodjabashia” Guardian (2 july 2004)
"Kodjabashia is doing little that's new - merely variations on a theme - but the result, drawing
on every musical language from modernism to Shadowslike twang, is masterful” Guardian (2 May 2008)
Mia Theil Have
formed part of ISTA (International School of Theatre Anthropology) and the
acting ensemble at Odin Teatret in Denmark (2003-7). She acted in four of Eugenio Barba’s main
performances including Ophelia in Ur-Hamlet at Elsinore Castle. She works internationally teaching
actor's training and directing performances most recently for Guimaraes 2012 European Capital of
Culture, The Freedom Theatre Palestine, Havana International Theatre Festival in Cuba, Hilton Arts
Festival in South Africa, Aarohan Theatre in Nepal and 14th Bharat Rang Mahotsav Festival in
Delhi. In London she has worked at Royal Opera House and ROH2, The National Theatre Studio, Young
Vic Theatre, Secret Cinema, Unicorn and GDIF 2012 Greenwich Festival as well as being an associate
and choreographer for Company of Angels. She directed the new opera WE ARE SHADOWS for
Spitalfields Music Festival ('Extraordinary', 5* The Times and winner of 2012 RPS Award) and is
director of Riotous Company.
Irene Cioni
is an Italian-born London-based dancer and actor. She has a background in ballet
and contemporary dance. For the past 10 years she has worked professionally as a performer and
dance maker between Italy, Denmark and England. She co-founded Hopballehus Ensemble devising and
performing large scale theatre works, which toured in Norway, Denmark and Argentina. In London her
dance work Aquarium was defined by the press as 'simple yet exquisite; a satisfying, fresh and
forward thinking work', The Place. As an actor in U.K she works in commercial, viral, film and
video amongst others with directors Paul Gay, Cathy Sheehan, Eliza Schroeder, Adam Coop; she is an
associate of Riotous Company performing in We Are Shadows (RPS Award 2012) and interactive theatre
Secret Cinema's The Third Man, Bugsy Malone, Prometheus ('we long to hear her lilting Italian
accent once more' Hollywood News). Irene trained at Scuola Del Balletto Di Toscana and Theatre
School Of Amsterdam (2000-04).