A Resource for Performing Artists, Scholars and Audiences.
The Italian contemporary performance collective, Societas Raffaello Sanzio is one of the most recognized and sought after Italian companies of the past decade. Founding leaders of the company include Claudia Castellucci, Romeo Castellucci, and Chiara Guidi. For the first 20 years the works were directed and designed by Romeo Castellucci, the company creates works in the genre of the “Theater of Images” incorporating elaborate spectacles of theater machines, dense sound scapes, and narrative fragmentations. The performers onstage are a mix of the Casellucci family, Italian actors, real performers of extreme age, size, or physical conditions, and animals. In the past 5 years the company as fragmented to present separate works directed by Rome Castellucci, Claudia Castellucci, Chiara Guidi.