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DARIO FO
ПОДЗАГОЛОВОК
Life, experience, feelings
By Zaharova Ksenia, strekoza_1311@mail.ru
‘’Who emulates the jesters of the Middle
Ages in scourging authority and upholding
the dignity of the downtrodden.’’
(from...
OUTLINE
 Biography
 Career
 Awards
 Influence and contribution to culture
 Conclusion
 References
BIOGRAPHY
He was born on March, 24, 1926
at Leggiuno Sangiano
During the Second World War Fo
helped his father in resistan...
CAREER
•At the beginning of his career Fo
created small sketches which
condemned bureaucracy and
bourgeoisie.
•1953- he de...
CAREER. THE OWN THEATRE OF DARIO FO
• 1959 – his own theater called "Troupe Dario Fo - Franca Rama’’
• It’s time of some o...
CAREER. NUOVA SCENA
• 60’s. The Vietnam War , prompted Fo make a sharp turn in his
life and career. He dedicated himself t...
PRINICIPLES OF HIS WORK
the national
theatrical
tradition of
commedia
dell'arte
improvisation
farcical start
and grotesque...
IMPORTANT WORKS
1959 Archangels Don't Play Pinball
1963 Isabella, Three Tall Ships, and a Con Man
1969 Comical mystery
196...
SOME OF PLAYS DIRECTED BY DARIO
FO AND FRANCA RAME
1962 GLI AMICI DELLA BATTONIERA - Teatro Ridotto, Venice.
1967 LA PASSE...
AWARDS
• Dario Fo is a laureate of many
national prizes.
• But the most significant prize
was presented to him by Nobel
Co...
INFLUENCE
Traditionsof
his region
(commedia
dell’arte)
Political
convictions
warFo’s views was formed
under the influence
CONTRIBUTION TO CULTURE
 Using the traditions of italian national theatre and guiding by
world famous experience ( by Str...
CONCLUSION
He has no tech theatre and he is a playwright without any
degree.
The passion to theatre was covered with his...
REFERENCES
1.Official page of Dario Fo.
http://www.dariofo.it
2.Pegasos - A literature related site in Finland
http://www....
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  1. 1. DARIO FO ПОДЗАГОЛОВОК Life, experience, feelings By Zaharova Ksenia, strekoza_1311@mail.ru
  2. 2. ‘’Who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden.’’ (from Nobel Lecture, 1997)
  3. 3. OUTLINE  Biography  Career  Awards  Influence and contribution to culture  Conclusion  References
  4. 4. BIOGRAPHY He was born on March, 24, 1926 at Leggiuno Sangiano During the Second World War Fo helped his father in resistance against german forces in Italy Aged 19 he gave up his architectural studies at the Politecnico di Milano and began to paint and became involved in the small theatres movement
  5. 5. CAREER •At the beginning of his career Fo created small sketches which condemned bureaucracy and bourgeoisie. •1953- he dedicated to this theme his first big work ‘’A finger in the eye’’. •1954 - Dario got married to Franca Rama. From this moment she is Fo's main collaborator behind the desk as well as on the stage.
  6. 6. CAREER. THE OWN THEATRE OF DARIO FO • 1959 – his own theater called "Troupe Dario Fo - Franca Rama’’ • It’s time of some of his best works such as: - three-act play ‘’ARCHANGELS DO NOT PLAY PINBALL’’ (1959) is a farcical comedy, satire on the state bureaucracy in bourgeois society - comedy ‘’ISABELLA, THREE CARAVELS AND TALKER’’ (1963) about Christopher Columbus, and the difficult relationship with the royalty power in Spain.
  7. 7. CAREER. NUOVA SCENA • 60’s. The Vietnam War , prompted Fo make a sharp turn in his life and career. He dedicated himself to the struggle for social justice and the rights of the people . • So he joined "political theatre movement» and oraganized new theatre called " Nuova Scena “. It traveled around the country featuring performances for mill-hands. •His most famous comedy in this period is ‘’ THE WORKER KNOWS 300 WORDS, THE BOSS KNOWS 1000, THAT'S WHY HE'S THE BOSS ‘’ (1969).
  8. 8. PRINICIPLES OF HIS WORK the national theatrical tradition of commedia dell'arte improvisation farcical start and grotesque the connection of reality and fiction
  9. 9. IMPORTANT WORKS 1959 Archangels Don't Play Pinball 1963 Isabella, Three Tall Ships, and a Con Man 1969 Comical mystery 1969 The Worker Knows 300 Words, the Boss Knows 1000, That's Why He's the Boss 1970 Accidental Death of an Anarchist 1973 The People's War in Chile 1974 Porta and Belli Against the Authorities 1974 Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
  10. 10. SOME OF PLAYS DIRECTED BY DARIO FO AND FRANCA RAME 1962 GLI AMICI DELLA BATTONIERA - Teatro Ridotto, Venice. 1967 LA PASSEGGIATA DELLA DOMENICA - by M. Archard, translation and arrangement by Dario Fo; Teatro Durini, Milan. 1978 LA STORIA DI UN SOLDATO (L'HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT) - by I. Stravinsky; Teatro alla Scala, Milan. 1981 L'OPERA DELLO SGHIGNAZZO - elaboration of "The Beggars Opera" by J. Gay; Teatro Stabile, Turin. 1987-1994 THE BARBER OF SEVILLE - by G. Rossini; De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam.
  11. 11. AWARDS • Dario Fo is a laureate of many national prizes. • But the most significant prize was presented to him by Nobel Committee in 1977.
  12. 12. INFLUENCE Traditionsof his region (commedia dell’arte) Political convictions warFo’s views was formed under the influence
  13. 13. CONTRIBUTION TO CULTURE  Using the traditions of italian national theatre and guiding by world famous experience ( by Stravinskiy’s and Mayakovsky’s works) he could create an amazing theatre world.  He became one of the most famous italian members in the political theatre movement . His stagings are played in more than 53 coutries all over the world.
  14. 14. CONCLUSION He has no tech theatre and he is a playwright without any degree. The passion to theatre was covered with his blood. The theatre for him is a tool of communication and the opportunity to convey to people problems of society.  In the homeland he is associated with liberty and revolution in italian hearts.
  15. 15. REFERENCES 1.Official page of Dario Fo. http://www.dariofo.it 2.Pegasos - A literature related site in Finland http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/dariofo.htm 3.The Official Web Site of The Nobel Prize http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1 997/fo-bio.html

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