Antonio Latella

Born in Castellammare di Stabia near Naples in 1967. Trained as an actor at the Teatro Stabile in Turin and La Bottega Teatrale in Florence. Has lived in Berlin since 2004. 2010/2011 Artistic Director of Nuovo Teatro Nuovo in Naples. 2011 Founded the production company stabilemobile compagnia Antonio Latella. His productions include; «Querelle» after Jean Genet (2002, Nuovo Teatro Nuovo, Naples); «Porcile» after Pier Paolo Pasolini (2003, Young Directors Project, Salzburg Festival); «Orfeo ed Euridice » by Christoph Willibald Gluck (2004, Teatro Piccinni, Bari); «Tosca» by Giacomo Puccini (2005, Sferisterio Opera Festival, Macerata); «Summer Holiday Trilogy» by Carlo Goldoni (2008, Schauspiel Köln); «The Words Grow Wild in my Head. A Triptych» based on texts by Josef Winkler (2009, Vienna Schauspielhaus / Wiener Festwochen); «The Night Just Before The Forests» by Bernard-Marie Koltès (2011, Berliner Festspiele); «Electra – Orestes – Iphigenia on Tauris» after Euripides (2012), «Peer Gynt» by Henrik Ibsen (2014, both Paradise Theatre Festival, Novosibirsk, Russia); «The Kindly Ones» after Jonathan Litell (2013, Vienna Schauspielhaus); «Oedipus» after Sophocles (2015), «Caligula» by Albert Camus (2016, both Theater Basel); «Ti regalo la mia morte, Veronika» after Rainer Werner Fassbinder (2015, Teatro Storchi, Modena); «La Cenerentola» by Gioachino Rossini (2017, Theater Basel). Latella has been Artistic Director of the Venice Biennale’s Theatre Programme since 2017. He made his debut at the Residenztheater with the production «A Divine Comedy. Dante < > Pasolini» (2019).