Marco D’Agostin

Best Regards

20/09/2023, Cagliari


⟶ Wednesday 20 September, 8pm
Sa Manifattura, Cagliari

“Dear N,
You were too much.
Too funny.
Not just plain funny but, you know:
silly funny, witty funny,
biting funny, cutting funny, ferocious funny,
despondent funny, frightening funny.
And physical too.
Yes too physical by half.
Too body, body.
Too bodily body to be theatre
and too entertaining to be serious.”

Best Regards is a letter written to someone who will never answer, a memory exercise, a dance in the shadow (or light) of Nigel Charnock, the incredible performer and co-founder of DV8 Physical Theatre, who passed away in 2012. Marco D’Agostin celebrates his memory with a show of desperate entertainment, without nostalgia, trying to ask himself and the audience the same question: WHAT WOULD YOU WRITE TO SOMEONE WHO WOULD NEVER READ YOUR WORDS?

By and with: Marco D’Agostin
Sounds and graphics: LSKA
Texts: Chiara Bersani, Marco D’Agostin, Azzurra D’Agostino, Wendy Houstoun
Lighting: Giulia Pastore
Sets: Simone Spanghero, Andrea Sanson
Movement coach: Marta Ciappina
Production: VAN
Co-producers: KLAP Maison pour la danse à Marseille, Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine Saint-Denis, CCN2 Centre chorégraphique national de Grénoble, ERT – Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione


Running time: 60′