From 7 to 16 October 2022


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VIE Festival 2022

From 7 to 16 October 2022

VIE Festival focuses on contemporary creation with the aim of intercepting new identities in the field of live performance. It takes place annually in different cities in the Emilia-Romagna Region and is organized by Emilia Romagna ERT / National Theatre.
The path of VIE 22 winds through the different approaches and styles of the contemporary scene, both Italian and international.


elogio de la fisura - lorana nogal

El elogio de la fisura

A celebration of beauty born from imperfection, is the first solo by Lorena Nogal, long-standing member of La Veronal.

elephant - bouchra ouizguen - @tala hadid


An intimate choreography between movement and voice to share the question of how to keep hope in the face of the disappearance of things.

i am - @markus selg - rodrik biersteker


A dive into an immersive virtual world. A psychedelic journey, an incredible theatrical experience.

ministry of loneliness - natoli ferroni - @stefano triggiani3

Il Ministero della Solitudine

A story that investigates loneliness. An original writing structured through flashes, encounters and accidents, as well as physical scores that drift towards dance.

capital - kepler452

Il Capitale

The Italian company Kepler-452 tell us the story of the encounter with a group of metalworkers in an occupied factory, together on stage.

karnival - michela lucenti - balletto civile - @jacopo benassi


A lyric drama punctuated by a rhythmic score played live, a profound reflection on the role of the body on stage for a civil physical theatre.

opening night - la veronal - @may zircus & tnc

Opening night

The stage space becomes the protagonist of a tribute to the world of theater masterfully staged by one of the most acclaimed European dance companies.

pixeleted revolution - rabih mroue

The Pixelated Revolution

Syria, 2011. On the street, under the eyes of the whole world, men who film their own death fall. Pictures of a revolution.



A video-sound installation in which video art and opera interact with each other, and reflect on the topic of climate, social and individual change.

eclogue XI - anagoor - @giulio favotto


A new ‘encounter’ between Anagoor and the poetic word, that of Andrea Zanzotto, with whom they share suffering from devastation and tenacity in renewing the flame of arts only seemingly unheard.

halepas - argyro chioti - @andreas simopoulos


A contemporary musical tragedy, a post-pop visual and sound work based on the unknown story of “the Auguste Rodin of Greece”.

the years - marco d'agostin


Revelation of the new Italian performance scene, Marco D’Agostin signs a generational biographical story entrusted to the talent of the dancer Marta Ciappina.

imagine - krystian lupa - @natalia kabanow


A theatrical event, an artistic journey into the world of counterculture, a reflection on humanity signed by a great master of the scene.


eclogue XI - anagoor - @giulio favotto


Anagoor, which in just a few years has moved to the centre of attention of Italian and European theatre, has been attributed the Silver Lion for Theatre 2018 at Venice Biennale.

i am - @rodrik biersteker

Rodrik Biersteker

Rodrik Biersteker (Netherlands, 1986) is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily uses video and interactive technologies in a theatrical context.

Argyro Chioti - Halepas

Argyro Chioti

Argyro Chioti was born in Athens and works as a director and actress between Greece and France. In 2005 she cofounded the VASISTAS theater group.

the years - marco d'agostin - @alice brazzit

Marco D’Agostin

Marco D’Agostin is an Italian artist active in the fields of dance and performance, winner of the UBU award as best performer under 35.

the ministry of loneliness - alessandro ferroni

Alessandro Ferroni

Alessandro Ferroni is author, sound designer and video-maker. He has directed the documentaries Hijos del Sol and In Zona Mia.

i am - susanne kennedy - @franziska sinn

Susanne Kennedy

Susanne Kennedy (Germany, 1977) worked, in the last years, at Volksbühne Berlin and Münchner Kammerspiele.

capital - kepler452 - @luca del pia


Kepler-452 gives life to a theatrical research characterized by a strong interest in the relationship between theatre and reality, in the “outside”, in what exists beyond the theatre.

karnival - michela lucenti - balletto civile - @daniela neri

Michela Lucenti

After the experience with L’IMPASTO, Michela Lucenti founded Balletto Civile in 2003, a nomadic artistic project animated by a strong ethical strain.

imagine - krystian lupa

Krystian Lupa

Krystian Lupa (Poland, 1943), renowned Polish theatre director, set designer, writer and educator, is considered as the one of the greatest international directors.

opening night - la veronal - marcos morau - @albert pons

Marcos Morau

For over ten years, Marcos runs La Veronal, as director, choreographer, and set, light and wardrobe designer.

pixeleted revolution - rabih mroue - @dorothea tuch

Rabih Mroué

Rabih Mroué (Beirut 1967). Grounded in theater, his artistic work includes video, installation, photography, writing and sculpture.

the ministry of loneliness - lisa ferlazzo natoli

Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli

Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli is author, actress and director. Among her many works: La casa d’argilla, Il libro delle domande, …

elogio de la fissura - lorena nogal

Lorena Nogal

Lorena Nogal has been part of the La Veronal artistic team for more than fourteen years as an assistant choreographer and dancer.

elephant - bouchra ouizguen

Bouchra Ouizguen

Bouchra Ouizguen is a Moroccan dancer and choreographer. Her shows are performed internationally and in institutions such as Tate Modern, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, Brooklyn Museum.

i am - markus selg - @markus selg

Markus Selg

Markus Selg (Germany, 1974) is a multimedia artist exploring the dynamics between archaic myth and computer technology.

daniele - spano

Daniele Spanò

Daniele Spanò began his activity as a director and visual artist in the field of performance and video art. Among others, he worked with Gary Hill and Takeshi Kitano.

halepas - the boy (Alexander Voulgaris)

The Boy (Alexandros Voulgaris)

The Boy was born in Athens in 1981. He is a film director and musician. He has appeared as an actor on stage and screen, has directed music videos.

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