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The champion and the mosquito

Faber Teater (IT)
A bicycle adventure through the life of the champion Fausto Coppi.

Everyone, both performers and the audience, is on a bicycle in this a-typical performance, riding across space and time on the river of the Twentieth Century.  

The ‘Guides of Time’ will lead you through the life of an extraordinary cycling champion, Fausto Coppi, and Anifele, the African mosquito that stung him. 

Moments in Coppi’s life and historical facts hit each other like poetically propelled news; In the stations, the most memorable feats are played, such as the climb up the Galibier in the Tour de France and other victories and defeats, up to the final meeting between Fausto Coppi and the small African mosquito… Everyone has their place in this epic ride! 

Experiential theatre for all ages, featuring nature as an ever-changing set piece, and a bicycle seat for one’s bottom. 

INFO

Duration: 80 min.
Age: From 7 years  

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

PLEASE NOTE: You have to bring your own bicycle.

TICKET PERFORMANCE

Click theTICKET icon to the right: next to TIME + LOCATION or buy a festival-wristband and get free tickets to all ticket-performances. There are different categories of wristbands – for families or individuals. 

READ MORE and buyPASSAGE FESTIVAL WRISTBAND HERE 

A bicycle adventure through the life of the champion Fausto Coppi.

Everyone, both performers and the audience, is on a bicycle in this a-typical performance, riding across space and time on the river of the Twentieth Century.  

The ‘Guides of Time’ will lead you through the life of an extraordinary cycling champion, Fausto Coppi, and Anifele, the African mosquito that stung him. 

Moments in Coppi’s life and historical facts hit each other like poetically propelled news; In the stations, the most memorable feats are played, such as the climb up the Galibier in the Tour de France and other victories and defeats, up to the final meeting between Fausto Coppi and the small African mosquito… Everyone has their place in this epic ride! 

Experiential theatre for all ages, featuring nature as an ever-changing set piece, and a bicycle seat for one’s bottom. 

INFO

Duration: 80 min.
Age: From 7 years  

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

PLEASE NOTE: You have to bring your own bicycle.

TICKET PERFORMANCE

Click theTICKET icon to the right: next to TIME + LOCATION or buy a festival-wristband and get free tickets to all ticket-performances. There are different categories of wristbands – for families or individuals. 

READ MORE and buyPASSAGE FESTIVAL WRISTBAND HERE 

About the company

Faber Teater was born in Chivasso (Italy) in 1995. They create and produce performances for theatres, streets, parks and squares in Italy and in the World. 

The collective creation is at the centre of the artistic life as well as theatrical research, passion and the actor-spectator relationship.

www.faberteater.com 

Credits

With: Francesco Micca, Lodovico Bordignon, Lucia Giordano, Marco Andorno, Paola Bordignon, Sebastiano Amadio
Made by: Faber Teater and Mario Chiapuzzo in partnership with Fondazione Circolo dei Lettori, Torino Museo dei Campionissimi, Novi Ligure
Text and direction: Mario Chiapuzzo
Bikes: Museo dei Campionissimi, Novi Ligure under the auspices of FCI (Federazione Ciclistica Italiana)
Costumes, masks, banners, bike processing: Faber Teater
English version: by Nirupama Nityanandan and Mario Chiapuzzo