"Una città in ballo" is the 9th edition of "Pratello. Rassegna Teatro e Musica". Five nights where dance and theater are the protagonists. Five nights focusing on five stories about Bologna of the last decades of the twentieth century: intellectual experiences , politics , crime news. Una città in ballo is freely inspired to “Le bal” by Theatre du Campagnol and to “Ballando ballando” by Scola: an outdoor dance hall recreated in the courtyard of the former Convento di San Mattia.
With live music by Orchestra Davide Salvi and the Dance School Maestri Gabusi Directed by Paolo Billi, Gabriele Tesauri and Angela Malfitano, choreography by Elvio Pereira De Assunçao with Maurizio Cardillo, Angela Malfitano, Francesca Mazza, Compagnia OUT Pratello, Compagnia Qui si recita, Gruppo Lettura San Vitale, Officine di Creazione di Paola Palmi, Magnifico Teatrino Errante and the students of the Theater School Alessandra Galante Garrone.
Here's the programme:
Monday 18 July at 9pm Bologna in Swing dance night with theatrical performances: swing dancing and the story of the attempt on Togliatti's life.
Tuesday 19 July at 9pm Bologna in Filuzzi dance night with theatrical performances: "Filuzzi"(local folk dance) dancing and the story of the Casaroli gang.
Thursday 21 July at 9pm Bologna in Tango dance night with theatrical performances: tango dancing and the story of the Nigrisoli affair.
Sunday 24 July ay 9pm Bologna in Musette dance night with theatrical performances: Bal-Musette dancing and the story of "Foglio", Pedrazzi's newspaper.
Monday 25 July at 9pm Bologna in Disco Music dance night with theatrical performances: disco music dancing and an overview of all the above mentioned stories.
Una città in ballo is part of bè bolognaestate 2016, the summer calendar of events promoted and coordinated by Comune di Bologna.