Ludwig/2 is a theatrical study about the enigmatic figure of the Bavarian King Ludwig II, known for the castles he built and for his eccentric personality.
The play is the fruit of a three-month artist-in-residence program that took place at the International Artist Residence Villa Waldberta resulting in its staging at the Passinger Fabrik theatre in Munich, Germany.
The play’s both German and Brazilian seasons had an excellent response from the public, introducing the use of video projections and computer technologies alongside the line of research developed by the group. The Brazilian season took place at the Mezanino theatre in Espaço Sesc during the occupation project, which celebrated the company’s 20th anniversary.
The artist-in-residence programme was sponsored by the Secretariat of Culture of the city of Munich (Kulturreferat München) and by the International Artist Residence Villa Waldberta (Internationales Künstlerhaus Villas Waldberta).
"Artesanal Cia de Teatro’s attempt to bring a humane view on the myth Ludwig II, the man behind the swan king, to Munich’s stages, couldn’t have gone better. Intelligent and intense are the adjectives that best define Artesanal Cia. De Teatro’s extraordinary work."
C.M.Meier – critique/review THEATERKRITIKEN München
[SET] Linda Sollacher and Karlla de Luca
[COSTUMES] Henrique Gonçalves and Fernanda Sabino
[GRAPHIC DESIGN] Andrea Batitucci
CAST & CREATIVE:
Project and Concept by: Gustavo Bicalho
Written by: Gustavo Bicalho
Directed by: Daniel Belquer, Gustavo Bicalho and Henrique Gonçalves
Cast: Andreas Mayer, Cleiton Rasga, Dai Fiorati, Manoel Madeira e
Translation by: Lilli-Hannah Hoepner and Manoel Madeira
Vocal Coach: Verônica Machado
Movement Director: Paulo Mazzoni
Video Mapping: Daneiel Belquer and Felipe Gomes
Music Director: Daniel Belquer and Gustavo Bicalho
Sound Designer: Daniel Belquer and Luciano Siqueria
Set Design by: Karlla de Luca e and Linda Sollacher
Costume Design and Props by: Fernanda Sabino and Henrique Gonçalves
Make-Up Artist: César Marquez
Light Designer: Rodrigo Belay
Light Operator: Rodrigo Belay
Set Builder: Antônio Ronaldo
Seamstress: Zeny Gonçalves
Shoe Maker: Gomes Sapatos
Graphic Designer: Andrea Batitucci and Nadine Löes
Photography by: Jackeline Nigri and Nadine Löes
PR: Evandro Rius
Media Agency: Minas de ideias
Vídeo Recording by: Chamon Audiovisual
Production Manager: Henrique Gonçalves
Producer: Gustavo Bicalho and Manoel Madeira
Year of Production: Artesanal Cia. de Teatro / 2015