Váli Theatre Lab
Váli Theatre Lab is a theatre company founded in 2019 by Alice Occhiali and Valerio Peroni, based in Holstebro (Denmark), part of Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium - Odin Teatret.
Váli Theatre Lab produces performances and works pedagogically with children, teenagers and professional actors, collaborating in Holstebro and abroad with several institutions such as kindergartens, primary schools, high schools, theatre schools and old people homes.
The two founders are actors, directors and teachers. They met in 2013, while working in an international theatre company in fix-residence at Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium - Odin Teatret. In this period they take part in street performances, site-specific performances, theatre concerts, organisation of private and public theatre events, community theatre, organisation and leading of theatre workshops. In 2016, they started an independent path together in Italy. Since 2016 they have collaborated with international theatre groups and institutions in Italy, Denmark, Germany, France, Poland, working as actors, organising and directing site-specific shows, theatre shows and workshops.
In 2018 they started a new collaboration with Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium - Odin Teatret and since 2019 they have their base in Holstebro under the name of Váli Theatre Lab.
Activities of the group
1] PEDAGOGY (use of theatre as a pedagogical tool in different context):
● For children and teenagers (Workshops in Kindergartens, Primary Schools, Gymnasiums, Friskolen, Efterskolen, Højskolen)
● For students of Theatre Schools and Talent Schools in Denmark and abroad (Intensive Workshops or single lessons)
● For schoolteachers and pedagogues (Conferences and workshops)
● For actors and artists (Workshops)
2] CREATION OF PERFORMANCES (Production of theatre performances and theatre interventions):
● For children (short theatre performances addressed to Dagpleje, Vuggestuer and Kindergartens created for the project TEATERMØDE by NTL: "The magic tent", "The magic trunk" )
● For teenagers and adults (theatre performances for theatre spaces co-produced by NTL: "Long Nights", "Baalhaus")
● For old people (Theatre performance for libraries or old people homes co-produced by NTL: "Kroppens Minder")
3] COMMUNITY PROJECTS (Community interventions, workshops and performances):
● Old people homes
● Citizen Associations
Members of the group
Founders: Alice Occhiali, Valerio Peroni
Members: Jon Lehmann, Dafne Rubini