Un premio annuale per valorizzare e sostenere la creatività e il talento dei giovani artisti italiani residenti stabilmente all'estero. Ad istituirlo è il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, con l'obiettivo di fornire uno strumento di visibilità e promuovere la collaborazione tra gli artisti italiani e la scena cultur...

La Pizzica is a popular dance characteristic of the territory of Puglia between Taranto and Salento Leccese. Until the beginning of 20thcentury, however, this dance was widespread throughout Puglia, with different names. In general, it is part of the large traditional family of the “Tarantelle”. Story of the Pizzica The word “Pizzica” appears for t...

There’s more than one way for a dancer to fly. For nearly 25 years, Ariana Lallone lit up the stage at McCaw Hall as a member of Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB), with her dramatic intensity, sky-reaching limbs (she’s 5 feet 11) and soaring technique making her an audience favorite. When her PNB career ended in 2011, Lallone knew that she wanted to k...

In this episode of the Italian American Podcast, we welcome back our good friend Mickela Mallozzi, four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and Executive Producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, through which she travels around the world and learns the dances of different regions. In this episode, we talk about the importance of DNA testing and herit...

The Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater will begin its spring season this February, with all performances taking place at the Musical Arts Center. “Giulio Cesare” This Italian opera, set in 48 B.C., tells the story of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. Caesar is attempting to add Egypt to the Roman Empire. This becomes complicated when Ptolem...

Saturday, December 22 – 8pm. Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets). Tickets: $25 Reservations: 212.254.1109 or www.theaterforthenewcity.net. Southern Italian, African, and Native American Ritual Drumming and Dance. Alessandra Belloni, Artistic Director, has gathered a remarkable group of vocalists/dancers/percussio...

LA CANTATA DEI PASTORI: Neapolitan Christmas Concert. Special benefit performance and concert featuring music, dance, and dinner. Wednesday December 12 from 19:30 to 22:30 EST. Capri Ristorante - 145 Mulberry St, New York 10013 (In the Downstairs Performance Lounge). Please join me, Alessandra Belloni, to help my non profit organization, I Giullari...

The New York based Kairos Italy Theater and the Italy-based KIT Italia will present the seventh annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC, April 29-May 13, 2019. Participating venues will include Cherry Lane Theatre, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo' at NYU, Bernie Wohl Center, ...

"W2! (Women too!)" choreographed by Manuel Vignoulle. "InnerActions" choreographed by Guido Tuveri. Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8 at 8 PM. Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY (F train to York station). Tickets: $25. Reservations: www.smarttix.com or 212.868.4444. Dancers: Alessandra Corona, Michael Bishop, Brian Castillo, J...

Can you believe it's been 25 years since the release of the hit film, A Bronx Tale? the best way to celebrate 25 years of this iconic film? Seeing the musical version at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre! It tells the coming of age story of an Italian-American boy, Calogero Anello, who, after encountering a local mafia boss, is torn between the tempta...