Storia di J (Okapi)
Storia di J tells the story of a character whose identity is revealed during the play. On the basis of his life experience, the piece raises general questions regarding life in the industrial era. It talks about power, oppression and ask the question of who is entitled to determine somebody else's life and why.
Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Wallstr. 32, Mitte, 10179 Berlin
Acting: Francesco Vellei
Percussion: Orestes Pittas
Double Bass: Daniel Hartwig
Direction: Larissa Gulitz
The artist group Okapi consists of four members (actor/musicians/director) who collaborated for the first time for the production Storia di J. The group has been working on this theater piece since 2017, lead by a desire to discover more about the world of improvisation, which has forged the basis of this partnership and development of the idea itself.
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