R. & P.
The appointment with the theatrical performances has been renewed for next year, the VII edition of the Classical Theater Festival Between Myth and History is preparing to say goodbye to the public with its final evening, which awaits you at the Roman Palatium of Quote San Francesco in Portigliola on Tuesday 6 September, at 19:30.
As usual, the final appointment of the event this year curated by the GAL Terre Locridee and the APS Culture and Territory of Portigliola, included in the promotion program of Locride for the candidacy for the Italian Capital of Culture 2025 and which boasts the artistic direction by Elisabetta Pozzi, will be the award ceremony of the Tèssalo Prize, a gala evening that will retrace the career of an artist who, through his commitment, was able to become an ambassador of Italian culture in the world, increasing its fame and importance.
And the recognition, in recent editions conferred to Mariano Rigillo, Antonio Calenda and Lino Patruno, also this year sponsored by the largest Italian collecting that manages the rights of artists, the Nuovo IMAIE (Mutualistic Institute for the protection of artists, interpreters and performers) , will be delivered to the immense Pamela Villoresi, interpreter from Prato, with a Tuscan father and German mother who, during her career, which this year reaches the enviable milestone of fifty springs, has acted in 5 languages.
Trained, among others, with the great Giorgio Strehler (whom she considers her theatrical father), Villoresi participated with Jack Lang in the foundation of the Union of Theaters of Europe and acted in more than 60 shows collaborating with great names in Italian theater , including Nino Manfredi, Vittorio Gassman, Mario Missiroli, Giancarlo Cobelli and Maurizio Panici.
Specialized in the interpretation of poetry (of which she has 23 recitals in her repertoire) she has been a reciting voice in 5 melologues, has directed 28 shows and worked in 36 films with great masters such as Marco Bellocchio, the Taviani brothers, Giuseppe Ferrara, Michele Placido and Paolo Sorrentino, who directed it in La Grande Bellezza, Oscar 2014 as best foreign film.
But Villoresi also put her acting at the service of eight television dramas in which she was directed, among others, by Anton Giulio Majano and Mario Ferrero and was the face of the Milleunadonna broadcast, as well as a teacher of acting and poetry in Prato, Reggio Calabria, Lugano, Guastalla and Orbetello.
She was also artistic director of four different Festivals and on the Board of Directors of the Silvio D’Amico Academy of Dramatic Art, and won numerous awards including two Gold Masks, two Gold Grolleys, two Ubu Awards (one career and one for Peace) and the Vatican Gold Medal among the hundred artists in the world who foster dialogue with Spirituality.
These are just some of the many qualities of this exceptional performer who will be a very welcome guest of our event and who will honor us with her presence allowing us to close this extraordinary edition of the Festival in the best possible way and to say goodbye to our beloved audience in the best possible way.
Admission is free while seats last.