La pedagogia dell’espressione e il teatro Shakespeariano

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The pedagogy of expression and the Shakespearean theater

The pedagogy of expression represents a part of the pedagogy that analyzes and studies the methodologies and expressions of man through various forms. This discipline was born and originated in ancient philosophy starting from Socrates in the 5th century BC. through the ancient concept of paideia which means precisely education and complete formation of man. The pedagogy of expression focuses on giving importance to the person and communication through various artistic forms such as dance, movement, verbal and non-verbal expression but above all to emotions considered as the highest instrument of human expression. In particular, the theatre is considered one of the most important places to be able to put into practice this form of human expression through acting and self-manifestation.

In fact, in Rome, a Shakespearean-style theater has existed for many years directed by the great Gigi Proietti who left us on November 2, 2020 on his 80th birthday, just like his source of artistic and cultural inspiration was the playwright William Shakespeare who was born on 23 April 1564 and died on 23 April 1616. Proietti, considered a multifaceted artist, was responsible for the theatrical performances of the Globe Theater at Villa Borghese in Rome.

Welcome to the Theater where everything is fake and nothing is fake” – Luigi Proietti

On 3 November 2020, the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi and the Silvano Toti Globe Theater Foundation wanted to name the theater after Gigi Proietti in honor of his long research and show work that he has conducted for many years until now. Among the many artistic works created in recent years by the actor are Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Marco Antonio and many others.

Video di Gigi Proietti che recita un estratto dell’opera Shakespeariana del Marco Antonio:

Riferimenti sitografici:

  1. Proietti presenta l’opera di Shakespeare per il programma televisivo Ulisse, Rai Uno.

Cecilia Pallotta, 04/11/2020