A Bench on the Road – New play about Italian immigration to Scotland

03 Feb 2015, by cp14603 in News

Pasetti - bench on the roadLaura Pasetti, Theatre Director and Drama Teacher at Accademia del Teatro alla Scala and Piccolo Teatro of Milan and Artistic Director of Charioteer Theatre in Scotland, starts the first development of the new play ‘A Bench on the Road’ about the Italian migration in Scotland funded by Creative Scotland.

The script, written by Laura Pasetti, was commissioned in 2013 by the University of Edinburgh under the Italian-Scottish Research Cluster project (ISRC)

 This project involves the University of Milan, the University of Naples, the University of Edinburgh and the University of St. Andrews as well as The Italian Cultural Institute of Edinburgh, and polish artists Andrzej Wełmiński e Teresa Welminska.

Carlo Pirozzi is the co-supervisor of this stage of the project, providing expertise on Italian immigration to Scotland. 

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