Biography

Muta Imago is a theatre company and an artistic research project born in 2006.
It lives between Rome and Brussels.
The company is led by Claudia Sorace, director and Riccardo Fazi, dramaturg and sound designer. It is made by all the people that has been, are and will be involved in each and every project. It is constantly looking for shapes and stories that put in relationship the sphere of imagination with that of the present reality: human, social and political. It creates shows, performances, installations, where space is that of relationship and conflict between human being and its time.
In 2018 the company will produce the performance Timeless for Teatro di Roma (may 2018), the opera Lontano da qui text by Riccardo Fazi, music by Filippo Perocco for Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto and Festival Aperto di Reggio Emilia (settembre 2018), the performance Combattimento together with Annamaria Ajmone e Sara Leghissa, that will premiere in Rome at Short Theatre Festival (settembre 2018).

Muta Imago’s productions have been hosted by the most important national festivals like RomaEuropa Festival, Napoli Teatro Festival Italia, Vie Scena Contemporanea Festival, Biennale Teatro of Venice, Santarcangelo International Festival of the Arts, Inteatro Festival, Bassano Opera Festival, Biennale dei Giovani Artisti d’Europa e del Mediterraneo; and in various international festivals like Premiéres Festival (Strasbourg), Festival International des Brigittines (Bruxelles), Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Festival Cyl (Salamanca), Sirenos Festival (Vilnius), Mot Festival (Skopje), Fadjr Festival (Teheran), Bipod Festival (Beirut), Clipa Aduma Festival (Tel Aviv), Unidram Festival (Potsdam), Temps d’Images (Cluj-Napoca, Budapest), Teatro/Theater: Italienischer Theaterherbst (Berlin), Escrita Na Pasaigem (Evora), Na Strastnom (Moscow), Sirenos Festival (Vilnius), Mot Festival (Skopje), Festival Notafee (Viljandi).


In 2009 the company has won the Premio Speciale Ubu, the Premio della critica from the Associazione Nazionale dei Critici di Teatro and the Prize DE.MO./Movin’UP. In the same year Claudia Sorace has won the Premio Cavalierato Giovanile della Provincia di Roma and the International Prize Valeria Moriconi as “Future of the stage”.
In 2011 Claudia Sorace was awarded best director in Tehran’s XXIX Fadjr Festival.
From 2015 the company has been recognized and financed by the Ministero dei Beni e Attività Culturali e del Turismo as “Under 35” theatre production organization.