A conversation with Laura Caparrotti Artistic Director of Kairos Italy Theatre

Jun 05, 2016 1138

by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino

Laura Caparrotti is an artist, educator, journalist, playwright, lecturer, consultant and Italian dialect coach for Boardwalk Empire, a curator and a panelist for NYSCA, who has been working to spread the Italian culture through theater in New York since 1996.

After years of professional theatre in Italy, she relocated to New York, where she has directed and performed in shows at The Kitchen, The Fringe Festival, The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, the Cell, the Flea, and at the Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, among other venues. Laura started the Double Theater Experience and was the Assistant to the Director of the Off Broadway production of Eduardo De Filippo's Souls of Naples, featuring John Turturro. She is the world-wide representative of the De Curtis Family, and the curator of Excerpts of a Prince Named Totò, the official traveling exhibition about the Italian iconic actor Totò. She is the Founding Artistic Director of the Italian Theater Company in NY called Kairos Italy Theater.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

 

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