Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, ''Macbeth''


Silohuettes on a Rear-illuminated backdrop made of RNB - Nebbia film.The backdrop was painted by Paolino Libralato according to the indications of the scenographer Tommaso Lagattolla ...
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... who wanted to obtain, by combining the translucency of the film with the paint and the light, an effect of depth ...
... to be used in various ways.The backlight with different intensities ...
... and colours, here red at the top right, will be alternated with the front lighting, which here invests the bottom left area of the backdrop.A black TIL - Iris Lucido floor reflects the characters and the elements of the scene ...
... when these are suitably illuminated.Here it is highlighted a symbolic disk covered by silver QSP - Mirofilm decorated with rays that converge ...
... towards a removable central tondo, which leaves space ...
... to an equally symbolic apparition of characters coming out of it, here a child ...
... and here a warrior.The reflective properties of QSP - Mirofilm are used with lights of variable intensity ...
Melodrama in four acts
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
First night
Florence, Teatro della Pergola, 14/3/1847

costume design
Tommaso Lagattolla
Pictorial realization
Paolino Libralato
Technical direction
Francisco Vicente
Production direction
Alda Giesta
Stage direction
Elena Barbalich


Video & Documentation

Paolino Libralato at work 1

Paolino Libralato at work 2

Materials used in this production

BGOP - Gobelin Teatro

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

Flat making

Fabric: tailoring types

QSF - Miroflex

Mirroring materials

QSP - Mirofilm

Mirroring materials

Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNB - Nebbia

Rear-projection films

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