The art of Masking is our art,
an art of expressing and expressing ourselves,
of revealing and communicating.
We mask the body, the voice, matter, space;
we mask what moves to reveal Movement.
The ATELIER Mask Movement Theatre is an international theatre center, conceived and directed by Matteo Destro based in Tuscany, Italy.
The objective of the Atelier is to offer a space of creative inquiry for artists interested in expanding their creative and performative tools as actor, director, playwright and wishing to further their knowledge of Mask and Movement Based Theatre.
the three-month program 2025 will run from January 6th to March 30th.
APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN
You can read more about the Matteo Destro's activities as a theatre creator consulting the web-site:
THE THREE MONTH PROGRAM
The Mask is the guiding theme throughout the program.
We seek to understand the Mask in its deeper significance as a structure through which the invisible comes to life in a tangible form.
The Mask is the most important tool within the foundation of theatrical expression at all levels: directing, acting, writing, teaching, and creating original pieces.
Its profound significance, its functions, its uses, and its constant demand for authenticity require a rigorous technical practice and, simultaneously, a generous openness toward play