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Art, History & Politics, Literature, Theater & Dance

Exile (Confino)

at the Center for Italian Modern Art (421 Broome St)

May 16, 2022
6:30 pm

Part of
In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY 2022

The performance will take place at
Center for Italian Modern Art
421 Broome Street, 4th floor

Free admission (registration required)


(Confino: Frammenti per una tragedia mancata)

Written and performed by
Alessandro Tampieri

A story inspired by real events about the life of Angelo, a man who was arrested and exiled under Fascism for being gay. A fictional character that becomes a symbol for homosexual persecution everywhere, in any time.
Special mention at Premio Antonio Caldarella for contemporary dramaturgy, special mention of committee & under 35 at Words Beyond Contest 22 for contemporary dramaturgy. In partnership with Cassero LGBTI+ Center & Centro di Documentazione Flavia Madaschi.

Run time: 60 min.

In ITALIAN with ENGLISH supertitles


Preceded by a conversation with
Luca De Santis
Author of the graphic novel In Italia sono tutti maschi


An actor, director and author, Alessandro Tampieri graduated in Philosophy and trained in Theater in Italy, Ireland and the United States. He worked on projects such as “Discesa agli Inferi”, “Animenude”, “Shakespeare in Death” for Bologna Musei and the ASCE European Significant Cemeteries network. He directed “Torri” for Friends of the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Estate; he wrote and directed the Chamber Opera project “The Masters of the Opera” for Teatro 1763 / Perspective and curated the cultural Festivals “La parola alle donne” and “Orizzonti migranti in viaggio da Dante alla Costituzione”. As a dramaturg, he collaborated with the show “for Frida” for Infinity Dance Theater in New York City. He was a lecturer at the regional institution ERT Emilia Romagna Teatro. He is currently working on the human specific project “MetROzero”.