Alfonso Santagata

(Foggia, 1 September 1947)

 

 

He graduated from the drama school in Milan, after some experience as an actor with Luca Ronconi, Dario Fo and Carlo Cecchi, interprets, the man the beast and the virtue, the bourgeois gentleman and Don Giovanni. Together with Claudio Morganti founded the theatre company Katzenmacher, making the show, raw and touching story of marginalization of immigrants in Germany and together work on memory and language. Since then, true to a kind of poetry of marginality and delinquency, have created numerous shows, often by rewriting literary texts from various authors. Dissolved the partnership with Morganti, remained artistic director of the company, continuing with young actors the work of modern reinterpretation of farce and tragedy.

 

 

Filmography

 

Palombella rossa by Nanni Moretti

 

Hotel Paura by Renato De Maria

 

Pranzo di Ferragosto by Gianni Di Gregorio

 

Gianni and women by Gianni Di Gregorio

 

Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone

 

Henry of Alessandro Piva

 

We believed by Mario Martone

 

The ideal city of Luigi Lo Cascio