Enrico Fauro was born in Alghero, Sardinia in 1981. He began studying music very early, first violin and then opera singing, at the Conservatory "Pier Luigi Da Palestrina" in Cagliari. The dawn of his theatrical studies dates back to high school, in 1997. After graduating from classical high school, he worked with directors of local and national importance, such as Adriana Innocenti and Piero Nuti, established performers of the Teatro Stabile di Torino. At the same time he began his teaching experience with young people and children of all ages, in schools and associations. He trained under the guidance of internationally renowned teachers: on the Commedia dell'Arte and Movement Techniques with Michele Monetta of the ICRA Project, student of Etienne Decroux; on the Stanislavsky method and study of styles with Benito Ramon Leonardi, student of Lee Strasberg and Jerzy Grotowski; on the use of voice and storytelling techniques with Isabella Carloni and Kevin Crawford of Roy Art; on Functional Singing with Giuseppe Costi of the Lichtenberger Institut, student of Gisela Rohmert; ballet and tap dance with Lorrain Louise Warner; direction and Lecoq method with Malaky Bogdanov.
DIRECTOR AND PERFORMER
He directs great classics of literature and often works as an interpreter in numerous productions: "Prometheus Chained" by Aeschylus; "The Trojans", "The Bacchae" and "Medea" by Euripides; "Oedipus King" by Sophocles; "The Speech of Pericles to the Athenians" by Thucydides; "The Menecms", "Amphitryon" and "Mostellaria" by Plautus; "Dom Jouan", "Sganarelle ou le Cocu imaginaire", "Les Précieuses ridicules", "Le Médecin volant", "La Jalousie du barbouillé " by Molière; "Le jeu de l'amour et du hasard" by Marivaux; "Il Barbiere di Siviglia", freely taken from Beaumarchais' play; "La Pulce", a 16th century comedy by the Zanni; "Macbeth", "King Lear", "Othello", "Romeo and Juliet", "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (also performed at the Verdi Theatre in Busseto for Verdi's centenary celebrations) by Shakespeare; "Joan of Arc" by Schiller; "Lucrèce Borgia" by Victor Hugo; "Delirio Amoroso" by Alda Merini; "Les Choristes", from the homonymous film by Barratier; "Seta", freely based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco; "The Ballad from Reading Prison" by Oscar Wilde; "Vostro Devotissimo Wolfgang Amadè" by Sandro Cappelletto; "Cenerentola", a theatrical adaptation of Gioachino Rossini's opera buffa; "Gianni Schicchi", a theatrical adaptation of Puccini's operetta buffa; the premiere of "Puntura" in "Atti Lunici" by Roberto Baghino for Art House by Valentina Piredda. In 2005 Enrico Fauro founded the Associazione Teatrale AnalfabElfica in Alghero, where he held the position of Artistic Director and President for 15 years, a non-profit association that promotes theatrical, musical and literary culture with shows, internships and courses. In 2009 he obtained the European title of "performer" qualification with Enaip Sardegna. He is the author of many original and experimental works, ranging from research on myth and psychoanalysis, to research on movement and vocality: "Condemnation and Abjuration of Galileo Galilei" (2008); "Between Sacred and Profane" (2009); "Plaisanterie à la Mozart" (2009), "Eroica, la nascita del corallo", on Beethoven's Third Symphony (2010), "Nijinsky the Dancer of God" (2010), "V" on Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and the myth of Plato's Cave (2012), "Le Sacre du Printemps", on the homonymous composition by Stravinsky (2012), "El Senyal del Judici" (2012); "Accadueò" on Beethoven's Seventh Symphony (2013); the short film "L'aurore d'un faune" (2015); "The Absurdity of Return" (2017); "Madame Callas" (2017), "L'Opera Lirica non è per gente normale" (2019). In 2017 he received the "V. P. Sardinia" award with which he spent a forty-day artistic residence in Salzburg. In 2019 he made his debut in Salzburg, thanks to the organization of the figurative artist Gloria Zoitl, with a performance, designed and realized together with the figurative artist and labyrinth expert Marianne Ewaldt, entitled "ABSOLU-TUM", on the theme of the Labyrinth and the initiatory rituals of Attis and Cybele. In 2019 he founded the "ARGONAUTI - Research Group of Theatre and Performance" which, under his direction, brings on stage original works written specifically for this working group, marked by a careful investigation of European initiatory and hermetic currents.
ORGANIZER OF EVENTS AND REVIEWS
In 2008 Enrico Fauro organized the show "Sipari di Pietra" with the setting up of 13 shows at the archaeological sites of the town of Alghero. In 2012, he organized the first exhibition of Teatro del Movimento on the national territory, which hosted artists of regional, national and European caliber. In 2019 "V" (Fifth, in tribute to Beethoven's fifth symphony) the Rassegna del Gesto reached it eighth edition. In 2011 it gave life to the first edition of the project "El Senyal del Judici", an appointment with shows and insights on the theme of the Song of the Sybil tradition, recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The project was subsequently exported to Catalonia and France and in 2018 it reached its seventh edition.
Enrico Fauro began his teaching career when he was only 18 years old. Today he teaches acting in Italy at middle schools, high schools and associations. He worked for 5 years as a teacher at the Casa Circondariale in Alghero, with whom he finalized numerous projects on Dante, Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde. He organizes advanced training courses and theatrical specialization in Sardinia (Alghero, Bosa, Sassari and Orgosolo). At the atelier of the Argonauti group he regularly holds theatre courses, meditation courses, specific seminars, musical listening lessons on Opera Lirica and organizes archaeological excursions all over Sardinia. It also organizes trips all over Europe aimed at the historical deepening of ancient symbols, places of energy and temples of initiation.