OUTSIDE THE CENTER URBAN STORIES
Contemporary circus, music and theater suddenly invade the courtyards of public housing and squares of Florence. From July 16 to August 8 in districts 2, 3, 4 and 5, a participatory and multidisciplinary experience free and open to all.
The live show takes to the streets, stationing in the courtyards of condominiums and in the squares of the suburbs.
From Friday 16 July to Sunday 8 August Fuori Centro Racconti Urbani returns , a traveling exhibition of contemporary circus, music and theater, which last spring, despite Covid-19, even managed to carry out laboratory and residential actions in the city districts. An experience that involved small communities and vulnerable urban pockets, stimulating their active participation in continuous cultural paths.
After this training course, the second phase of the project is now kicking off, which involves the launch of a calendar of shows by professional companies that will cheer the afternoons and evenings of the public residing in the districts 2,3,4 and 5 of the Municipality of Florence.
Fuori Centro Racconti Urbani is a project of Aria Network Culturale, Fa.RM, Giocolieri e Dintorni, with the patronage of the Municipality of Florence and Q2, Q3, Q4 and Q5. It is carried out with the contribution of the CR Firenze Foundation as part of "Cultural Participation" - a thematic call that the Foundation dedicates to supporting cultural programs aimed at enhancing the active participation of the local community and the social inclusion of the suburbs - and Casa Spa.
To host the first appointment of the review will be the District 4, with a ballad in memory of Jonathan Trollmann, the Sinti boxer who, with his determination, defied the madness of the Third Reich and the absurdity of the racial laws. An exciting and cruel story, on tour from the 2019 season in all the theaters of Italy, made even more extraordinary by the live music of Gianluca Dessì. The appointment with this show, entitled "Der Boxer" and produced by Teatro Tabasco, is at the central Arena of Villa Vogel on July 16 at 21.00.
The InStabile space - culture in movement, located in district 2 in Via della Funga, will become the stage for "Le Divan", the new show by Cirque Toameme: a project that enhances adolescents in taking responsibility, in group decision-making processes and in participating in all aspects of the show. The protagonist of the staging is the sofa, a fundamental companion and a place of sociability, guardian of dreams and memories. In this case, the date to be marked on the calendar is July 18 at 9 pm, with a repeat on July 20 at 6:30 pm in District 3 in Piazza Istria.
In District 2, in Piazzetta di Rocca Tedalda 227, comes the theater of improvisation "Comic Farm", produced by Fa.RM On 21 July at 18.30 a show will be staged that lasts only one evening and is never the same. Memories, anecdotes, meetings, even a condominium meeting, become the "script" of the game of improvisation and interaction with the public, who each time witnesses different stories.
The multifaceted and eclectic artist Giulivo Clown will instead be staged on July 22nd at 6.30 pm at the Garden of Villa Vogel, with his show “Giulivo Baloon Show”. Giulivo Clown is a disreputable type who still hasn't understood which art he likes best: for this reason, in every show he decides to experiment them all, from acting, to comedy, from satire, to the art of the clown, without forgetting the world. of comics and anime.
The month of August begins with “In… Viaggio con Daniele Giangreco”, the story of a quiet life of a cleaner upset by a sudden Superenalotto win. Few objects and a lot of imagination will give the opening words to a current story, full of irony and good humor. The appointment with mimicry, juggling and clowning is on 1 August at 9 pm at InStabile - culture in Movimento.
What is a giant dwarf doing with a high-sounding voice in the courtyard of the condominium in via Carlo del Prete 3/91? He is a Karacongiolo, a witty and mischievous creature, protagonist, on 2 August at 6.30 pm, of the show “Well identified flying objects of a Karacongioli”.
“In Suburbia [theater]”, among the novelties of this year, is an itinerant review inserted in the Florentine Summer which in 2021 is hosted by FuoriCentro.
The title of the first replica, Overshoot Story, tells the story of two women in a farmhouse in the middle of the Po valley and the consequences that the production of too much food has on people's lives and on the future of the entire planet. These reflections will involve every neighborhood: it starts on August 3 from Piazza Istria, and then arrives on August 4 in the Piazzetta di Rocca Tedalda 227. The review continues on August 5 at the Garden of the condominium in Via Canova 25, and ends on August 6 in the Courtyard of the condominium in Via Carlo del Prete 3/91 (all four shows start at 18:30).
The last appointment of Fuori Centro Racconti Urbani sees on stage two characters who come from afar: a couple of clowns aboard their bizarre copper and metal vehicle. The two out of the ordinary protagonists, who turn out to be dancers and athletes, will entertain the public with their show "Woow" produced by Teatro C'Art, staged at InStabile Culture in Movimento on August 8 at 21.00.
Admission is free and all activities will take place in compliance with current regulations regarding the Covid-19 emergency. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fuori Centro is a project of Aria Network Culturale, Fa.RM, Giocolieri e Dintorni with the patronage of the Municipality of Florence and Q2, Q3, Q4 and Q5. It is carried out with the contribution of the CR Firenze Foundation as part of "Cultural Participation" (a thematic call that the Foundation dedicates to supporting cultural programs aimed at enhancing the active participation of the local community and the social inclusion of the suburbs) and Casa Spa. In collaboration with ARCI Florence, SUNIA Provincial Federation of Florence, Oxfam Italy, Cambiamusica Association - Florence, Albatros Social Cooperative 1973, ERP informal committee Via Carlo del Prete, Angela and Ciro informal committee.
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