Annarita Colucci

Manipulation and acting with objects - Analysis and dramaturgy - Make-up and costume

Annarita Colucci

She began her career in 2001 with the Hermes Theater Workshop directed by Emilio Andrisani, working on theatrical research related to the folk traditions of her region, Basilicata, and on the study of ancient tragedy. With Hermes Theater, she completed an 8-month internship and received a professional qualification certificate as a prose actress awarded by the Basilicata Region. She collaborated on the recording and production of two CDs of folk music and deepened her musical studies by playing the diatonic button accordion.
In 2005, she moved to Rome where she earned her diploma as an actress and assistant director at The International Academy of Theatre. She furthered her education by working with Emma Dante, Davide Iodice, Massimiliano Civica, and in 2011 with Ennio Coltorti.

In 2008, she attended the FIT (Theatrical Teachers Training) at the Ass. Cult. Jobel in Rome
In 2010, she won the award for best actress and audience award at the "Grafie" monologue festival at Sala Pintor in Rome. Since 2010, she has been working with the Ondadurtoteatro company in Rome in shows “Orlando Furioso”, “Aire”, “Felliniana”. With Ondadurto company, she participated in several European festivals (Poland, Germany, Austria, Cyprus, Spain).

Concurrently, she pursued the study of theatrical costume design and creation, deepening her understanding of various materials, fabrics, and techniques in scenic representation at LabCostume in Rome, with Daniele Sulewic at the Teatro Nowy in Poznan (Poland), and the study of theatrical and cinematographic makeup at RomaeurAcademy.

Since 2013, she has been teaching Costume and Theatrical Makeup at A.I.T.

In 2012, she participated in an international research seminar in Istanbul with the Astragali company of Lecce, directed by Fabio Tolledi, and took part in the event show in Istanbul on The Birds by Aristophanes, following the same year the seminar on the Linklater Method directed by Alessandro Fabrizi.

Alongside her acting career, she works as a theatrical educator for children for Jobel Theater and for the Elementary Schools Girolami, Raffaello Sanzio, and at the Gabriella Ferri Cultural Center in Rome.
In 2011, she graduated in Letters and Philosophy at The University of Rome La Sapienza and began her collaboration as a teacher of movement and interpretation at the International Academy of Theatre of Rome; she attended the Actor's Gymnasium with Giancarlo Sepe and studied tap dance with Cesare Vangeli at LIM.
In April 2013, she wrote and directed the show “Cùntami” selected at the “All-in Public Domain” festival at the Teatro dell'Orologio in Rome, the ET Festival directed by Massimiliano Bruno, and the RIC festival promoted by ATCL Lazio. She joined the Advanced Theatrical Training Center of M. Bruno as a scholarship holder and graduated in 2014.

In 2015, she completed her Master's Degree at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy in the “Theatrical, Cinematographic, and Digital Show” course and attended the playwriting and scriptwriting workshop with Maria Letizia Compatangelo.
From October 2013, she coordinated, organized, and directed the project “To make the theater I dreamed of” together with professor Guido Di Palma for the University of Rome La Sapienza and the Casa dei teatri. In 2017, she was assigned to teach the practical workshops of the Master in Social Theater.
In June 2014, she was assistant director and performer in the show “R&G This Has All Happened Before”, directed by Simone Leonardi . She worked as an actress in the shows of the Compagnia degli Intonsi: “Suite for a short theater”, “The Mandrake” and “The Comic Theater”, directed by Claudio Capecelatro.
In 2014, she founded, with Roberto Andolfi and Adriano Dossi, Illoco Theater, beginning a research on contemporary theatrical language and scenic movement. For Illoco theater, she wrote and directed the shows “Cùntami”, “Fantasy take me away”, “Shlomo's version”, and “The Voices” (also presented at the Almada Festival in Portugal).

In 2016 and 2017, she managed the artistic residencies and directed the shows “The Suppliants” and “The Persians” for the “La Boulé” Festival at the municipality of Vallo della Lucania.

In 2017, she followed the workshop “King Lear: Atelier of Theatrical Creation” directed by Alessandro Serra at the Umbrian Theatrical Center and the workshop “Love and Abandonment” directed by Emma Dante in Rome. She also participated in the workshop “The body tells - For a physical dramaturgy” at the Plateau of Tehran (Iran).

Also in 2017, she was assistant to Lilo Baur (Les Boufes du Nord Company of Peter Brook) in the theatrical workshop on comedy and farce at the Villa Torlonia Theater in Rome, organized by the University La Sapienza.