The Secret Play to Compose

27th International Laboratory - 2015
15 August 2015 to 29 August 2015
Teatro delle Radici


Year after year, the International laboratory of the Teatro delle Radici, directed by Cristina Ca- strillo and Bruna Gusberti, has searched and deeply studied a way to intend and promote the creative act and the personal work of the actor. In this 27th new section edition, the laboratory will be focused on the main and basic elements of the theatrical direction and composition.


As well as the usual physical preparation and the development of the introspective world, which are at the basis of the creative techniques of the Teatro delle Radici. The emphasis will be on the processing of specific exercises and proposals that could allow to express by the actors thepersonaldimensionofcompositionduringthecreativeact.Itwillbealsopossible to approach their basic instruments of the direction concept experimenting different scenic material created by the other participants.


As always, the 25th edition of the international Laboratory will be arranged in two parts:

1. from 17 to 22 august for those persons who have never worked with the Teatro delle Radici

2. these will be joined from 23 august by those persons who have already taken part in session of International Laboratory in the last 5 years.

The pedagogic aspect will be directed by Cristina Castrillo, but the participation of special guests is also foreseen. There will also be some demonstrations of work, as well as confe- rences and video films.


the cost of the full laboratory is ch fr. 1.000.- and ch fr. 850.- for the participants of the second part (see «Structure»)

the price includes accommodation, but not food (the accommodation has kitchen facilities)

for those who do not need accommodation, the cost is ch fr.850.- for the whole course and ch fr. 750.- for those who will take part in the second part of the course

together with your application you are requested to send: e-mail to with the following information: name and surname/date of birth/postal address/telephone number/e-mail address/passport number/ nationality/a brief summary of your activities

an initial payment of ch fr. 450. to our account:

teatro delle radici n° 247-419.338.01n / UBs (Unione di Banche svizzere) Lugano

Alternative information for the payment:

SWIFT:UBSWCHZH69A and IBAN: CH42 0024 7247 4193 3801 N

your application form will not be considered valid without the initial payment. The balance will be paid in Swiss francs on your arrival.


Application deadline in 15th July 2015

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