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Tónan Quito / HomemBala (residency)

February 14 - February 27

Ensaio de Orquestra

This project is an adaptation of Federico Fellini’s film Rehearsal of the Orchestra. In the film, a classical music orchestra is in an oratory to rehearse. In this case, it is intended to adapt the script for a jazz orchestra.
Fellini uses the orchestra, instruments, musicians and music as a metaphor for a society in crisis.
Although Fellini claims that he had no interest in politics, he builds a film around an orchestra that does not want to understand its collective nature, where each element has an increased vision of itself, and unites only for the purpose of dethroning the one who understands to be their common enemy: the conductor.

Tónan Quito, actor and stage director, has distinguished himself for his intrepid approach to classical and contemporary works that he stages by challenging theatre canons in a collaborative process with performers and investing in their vitality and creative input during the preparation process. He has worked with Luis Miguel Cintra, Lúcia Sigalho, Paula Diogo, Nuno Cardoso, Tiago Rodrigues, Jorge Andrade, Patrícia Portela, Pedro Gil, Gonçalo Waddington, Tiago Guedes, among others.

Direcção: Tónan Quito
Texto e dramaturgia: Filipe Melo e Tónan Quito a partir do filme Ensaio de Orquestra de Fedrico Fellini
Música original: Filipe Melo
Interpretação: Ana Brandão, António Fonseca, Crista Alfaiate, Tónan Quito e a Orquestra do Hot Club Portugal: António Quintino, António Morais, Bernardo Tinoco, Eduardo Lála, Eugénia Contente, Gonçalo Marques, Jéssica Pina, João Capinha, José Soares, Luís Cunha, Margarida Campelo, Paulo Gaspar, Pedro Felgar, Ricardo Sousa, Rui Bandeira, Rui Ferreira, Tomás Marques
Cenografia: F. Ribeiro
Desenho de Luz: Daniel Worm
Figurinos: José António Tenente
Desenho de Som: Pedro Costa
Vídeo: João Gambino
Assistência de encenação: Gonçalo Marques
Cartaz: Juan Cavia
Produção executiva: Armando Valente
Produção: HomemBala
Co-produção: CCB
Apoio institucional: Fundo de Fomento Cultural / República Portuguesa
Residência de co-produção: O Espaço do Tempo


February 14
February 27
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