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Milo Rau/IIPM
Five Easy Pieces

14 - 15 OCT 2017

(Italiano) Biglietto intero 20,00 Euro
Biglietto ridotto (under 30/over 65/gruppi) 15,00 Euro
Biglietto studenti 10,00 Euro 15,00 Euro
Biglietto studenti 10,00 Euro
Saturday 8 pm
Sunday 4 pm
Running time 100'
Triennale Teatro dell'Arte
International press has described the Swiss director Milo Rau as ‘the most controversial director of his generation’ and ‘the most sought after in Europe’. This is the first time one of his pieces is shown in Milan.

Show recommended for adults.

Director, essay writer and documentary maker Milo Rau and his production house International Institute of Political Murder (IIPM) are programmed by major theaters and festivals in Europe. International press has described him as ‘the most controversial director of his generation’ and ‘the most sought after in Europe’. This is the first time one of his pieces is shown in Milan. 
Milo Rau’s works are based on direct testimonies and reconstructions of real events. His, however, is not documentary theatre; in his poetics, theatrical representation has the same power as reality. 
Five Easy Pieces, a performance created in collaboration with the centre for Belgian art Campo, involves children and teens between the ages of 9 and 13. Milo Rau stages a tragic episode of Belgian history, about the pedophile and murderer Marc Dutroux, and offers a disquieting view of contemporary society. The piece is organized in five scenes in which the young actors play the different roles involved in the event, unmasking the limits of what children know, feel and do. How can they really understand the meaning of manipulation, empathy, loss, disappointment or rebellion? What does it mean to involve children in a theatrical production intended for an adult audience? What happens when we watch them act? What fears and desires are revealed?


Milo Rau is a theatre and cinema director, journalist and author. He studied sociology, German and Roman studies in Paris, Zurich and Berlin under Tzvetan Todorov and Pierre Bourdieu among others. In 2007, Rau founded the theatre and film production company International Institute of Political Murder which he has been running ever since. His theatrical works and films have been invited to some of the biggest national and international festivals, including the Berliner Theatertreffen, Festival d’Avignon, Theaterspektakel Zürich, Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival Groningen, Festival TransAmeriques, Wiener Festwochen, the Kunstenfestival Brussels and the Radikal Jung Festival where he was awarded the critics’ prize for direction. In 2014, Milo Rau received u. o. the ‘Swiss Theatre Price’, the ‘Hörspielpreis der Kriegsblinden’ (for “Hate Radio”), the Special Jury Price of the ‘German Film Festival’ (for “The Moscow Trials”) and the Great Jury Price of the German Theatre Trienale Festival “Politik im Freien Theater” (for “The Civil Wars”). The belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique recently named Rau “Europe’s most sought after director”, with the German weekly Der Freitag calling him “the most controversial theatre director of his generation”.


(Italiano) ideazione, testo e regia: Milo Rau
testo e performance: Aimone De Zordo, Fons Dumont, Arno John Keys, Blanche Ghyssaert, Lucia Redondo, Pepijn Siddiki, Hendrik Van Doorn, Eva Luna Van Hijfte
performance film: Sara De Bosschere, Pieter-Jan De Wyngaert, Johan Leysen, Peter Seynaeve, Jan Steen, Ans Van den Eede, Hendrik Van Doorn, Annabelle Van Nieuwenhuyse
drammaturgia: Stefan Bläske
assistente alla regia e performance
coach: Peter Seynaeve
ricerche: Mirjam Knapp e Dries Douibi
scene e costumi: Anton Lukas
video e sound design: Sam Verhaert
cura dei bambini e assistente alla produzione: Ted Oonk
coach musicale: Herlinde Ghekiere
coach per l’articolazione vocale: Françoise Vanhecke scenografie: Ian Kesteleyn
tecnica: Bart Huybrechts, Korneel Coessens, Piet Depoortere
seconda camere: Alexander Van Waes
sound video: Henk Rabau
production management: Wim Clapdorp, Mascha Euchner-Martinez, Eva-Karen Tittmann
tour management: Leen De Broe
diffusione: Marijke Vandersmissen
produzione: CAMPO & IIPM
co-produzione: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Münchner Kammerspiele, La Bâtie – Festival de Genève, Kaserne Basel, Gessnerallee Zürich, Singapore International Festival of Arts, SICK! Festival UK, Sophiensaele Berlin & Le phénix scène nationale Valenciennes pôle européen de création
produttore esecutivo: CAMPO
un ringraziamento speciale a tutti coloro che hanno aiutato durante la preparazione della performance
foto: Phile Deprez



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