Pasolini 100

Mario Gaglione, a professional dancer at Joburg Ballet presents his production - Pasolini 100 - a tribute to poet, filmmaker, writer and intellectual Pier Paolo Pasolini. Pasolini was assassinated in 1975 and this performance is a tribute to his ever-lasting legacy.

Mario Gaglione has over the last few years emerged as a notable choreographic voice in the South African dance landscape.

The production was commissioned by the Italian Institute of Culture in 2022 and is now making a comeback.

The ballet represents some of the pivotal points of Pasolini's life and focuses on the way he viewed the world and its many perspectives through the use of movement, dance-theatre, video documentaries and an overall intimate experience that brings the audience in close contact with the man.

Gaglione is joined by four accomplished professional dancers - Chloé Blair, Ivan Domiciano, Monike Cristina and Revil Yon, who bring his production vividly to life.

Date: 17 October 2023

Time: 5pm & 7pm

Price: R160

Venue address: Joburg Theatre, 163 Civic Blvd, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

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Wheelchair accessibility: Unknown


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