Julia Filippo, born in Italy, is an actress, musician and teacher. Passionate about languages and cultural exchange, Julia attended performance and directing workshops, studying the Lecoq method and different techniques of physical training, vocal training and dance. She has been actress in several productions of small and large formats in Italy and Europe, touring in Europe, Middle East, India, Central and South America, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore, with companies such as Hidden Theatre, Living Theater and Pontedera Teatro, among others. As a teacher, she develops her activities in communities, with children with disabilities, grandparents, prisoners, and professional artists in different regions of the world. In 2010 she founded her own company in association with artists from Colombia and Portugal. She is a lover of travel, languages and cultures.
Else Marie Laukvik was born in 1944 in Oslo, Norway. Together with Eugenio Barba, she was one of the founders of Odin Teatret. In 1966, Else Marie followed the group to Holstebro, Denmark. Her experiences as an actor are published in The Actor’s Way, edited by Erik Exe Christoffersen. At the same time as she was performing with Odin Teatret, Else Marie worked as director for Teatret Marquez (Denmark), Munin Teatret (Denmark), Teatro Actores Alidos (Italy), Rogo Teatro (Italy), Associazione Culturale Teatro dell’Albero (Italy), Kabaret Wagon (Denmark), Mia & Max (UK). As an actress Else Marie has also collaborated with Teatro Tascabile di Bergamo (Italy) in 1996.