26 April {Sunday}

Laboratory Theatre Space, Rynek-Ratusz 27

An Athlete of the Heart

Work demonstration by Mario Barzaghi of Teatro dell’Albero

In English with consecutive Polish translation

Admission free

An Athlete of the Heart

Through kathakali the actor-dancer Mario Barzaghi “expresses visible poetry”. The epic of history coincides with the epic character of the actor-dancer’s training. 

Mario Barzaghi

Mario Barzaghi was born in 1954 in Milan. From 1974 to 1981 he trained as an actor in TEATER 7, a theatre group composed of workers, students and teachers. From 1981 to 1994 he was an actor with Teatro Tascabile di Bergamo. At the time the work demonstration An Athlete of the Heart and the performance piece Divine Fragments of a Journey into Hell were created. Barzaghialso trained as a kathakali actor-dancer with Master John Kalamandalam, with whom he performs in Europe and India.