Character Performances


A self-contained performance based on the ‘exhibition’ of a rare beast.
Video Documentary:
‘A Faun Goodbye’: giving the faun his freedom after ten years in captivity.

This presents the performance and explains the  development of the character and narrative.

Photography and editing by Calogero Venezia.

This video was studied by students in British Universities doing performance and theatre degrees.

A short photographic video made in the 18th C. Folly of Villa Litta, Milan


Guardian Angel



Medieval Beggar.

A performance of extreme physical and vocal comedy.
Based on the dancing grotesques in the paintings of Bosch and Bruegel.


An Old Baritone.

Performance commissioned by the 1800’s Festival in Saludecio, Italy.

A very odd performance:
Executing melodramatic arias with full facial and physical expression. but with no vocal noise and in slow motion.
Accompanied by soundtrack of Victorian musical boxes.

Based on work by the French illustrator and painter Daumier.
… long hands in finger-less gloves, wig on a chin elastic
… backless slippers, embroidered housecoat
… champagne bottle in one pocket & sheet music in the other.