Take 200 primary school kids, add 8 teachers with no ideas at all of what is theatre, mix all together with a Renaissance square in a Renaissance town, and then put all this into a show. Well, creating and directing (and surving) the show is what I have done yestarday night (starting in April!).
This is the square of Acquasparta (name of the town)
The work had just begun: here the gaffers were setting the lights and microphones.
The story was based on the fairy tale The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Some of the set design:
And here there are some of the little "actors":
Some of the villagers
One of the 50 mice, dragged away by the Piper...
This was the end of the show. It is the only picture during the show I was able to take since I was (struggling) in here:
This is why it was the longest night! Now I'm still tired, voice-less and left with a little sense of emptiness.
But after all...it was fun!