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Protagonists

Voices and souls of the opera

Interpreters

Federico Marignetti

Dorian Gray

Born in Rome Marignetti lived in Montepulciano where studied classical acoustic and electric
guitar and graduate from secondary school.

He was admitted to the Bernstein School of musical Theatre in Bologna in 2009 and graduate in September 2012. That same year he joined the cast off spring Awakening Italia directed by Emanuele Gamba playing the role of Melchior Gabor and touring in 2013 / 2014 and 2014 / 2015. From March 2014 to February 2016 he was the new Romeo in the musical “Romeo e Giulietta: ama e cambia il mondo” directed by Giuliano Peparini under produced by David Zard.

He what’s also in the casts of the films “Lost in Florence” by director Evan Oppenheimer in the role of Filippo, and “Assolo” by director Laura Morante. In addition he took part in the series “Un passo dal cielo 3” by director Jan Michelini and “Una pallottola nel cuore 2” by director Luca Manfredi.

In september 2016 he won the Persefone Award for Best emerging actor. That same year he debuted at the Fenice Theatre in Venice playing the lead in “Dorian Gray la bellezza non ha pietà” a musical by Daniele Martini produced by Pierre Cardin.

Thibault Servière

Dorian's soul

At the young age of 12 Thibault made his first appearance on the stage as a solo trapeze artist which sparked his love for performing.

After the success of his act at the national circus events in Amiens he appeared at the CIRCA Festival, the international Festival in Domont. During this period he began to take theatre courses. Immediately after graduate from secondary school he joined the Francis Poulenc conservatory with Eric Jakobiac.

This artistic and personal contact led to his first television and theatre projects. Following this path he met the talented performer Nadia Vadori-Gauthier whose prestigious choreography workshop game him an opportunity to explore the potential of body language. These teachings brought him to the attention of Pierre Cardin a fashion designer as well as a theatre producer for almost 50 years.

In 2016 he played the role of the soul in “Dorian Gray la bellezza non ha pieta’” a musical by Daniele Martini produced by Pierre Cardin and debuting at la Fenice di Venezia theatre.

Marco Vesprini

Dorian's soul

Deep love for dance: this is what characterizes Marco Vesprini who has been dedicating passionately to dance discipline since infancy.

He initially studies in Italy, conducts her training as a personal training pursuing the Fipe / Coni diploma with subsequent GYROKINESIS® specializations.

He officially arrives in the world of contemporary music and dance by participating in the casting for the production of the musical “Casanova, Amori and Deception in Venice” where he is noted by famous designer Pierre Cardin and well-known choreographer Julien Lestel who will invite him permanently in his company in Marseille.

In Paris he becomes a soloist in numerous choreographies signed by Julien Lestel, for example, “Quartet” – “La Jeune Fille et la Mort” – “Solo” – “Rachmaninov” – “Boléro” – “Transmission” – “Roméo et Juliette “-” Puccini “-” La Paix des Etoiles “-” Le Sacre du Printemps “-” Fragments “-” Corps et Âmes “-” Constance “-” Les Âmes Frères “. He is solo dancer in “CLÉOPÂTRE” and in “THE WAY OF PARISIENNE” for OPERA DE MARSEILLE, in “LES PECHEURS DE PERLES” for OPERA DE MASSY. Solo for the “GALA D’ÉTOILES” for ALEXANDRA CARDINALE OPERA BALLET (PARIS WORKS).

For the project “Dorian Gray Beauty Does not Have Pity” is immediately involved as a teacher for the formation of Thibault Sérviere and for the interpretation of the role of the soul of Dorian Gray.

The creativity

Behind the scenes

Rodrigo Basilicati

Producer

Venetian designer with many artistic interests, Rodrigo Basilicati is the grandson and the close associate of the fashion designer Pierre Cardin by representing his natural artistic continuity.

Since 1999, he began his fervent activity of designer, especially in designing and producing limited series of furniture and accessories for the collection called “Sculptures Utilitaires” created by Pierre Cardin since the 1970s.

Since 1996 he has been managing the Italian branch companies of Maison Pierre Cardin, also conducting numerous artistic and theatrical productions of Paris Pierre Cardin: Marco Polo in 2009, Casanova, love and deception in Venice, in 2010, Amleto, musical drama 2013, and Dorian Gray Beauty has no mercy, currently on tour fro which he has also taken care of the scenery.

He also performed the scenes for Marlene’s Back produced by Pierre Cardin currently on tour in Miami and Las Vegas. He is also Director of the “Lacoste Festival” in French Provence, which hosted various international artists including June Anderson, Mischa Maisky, Marie-Claude Pietragalla, Renée Fleming, Jonas Kaufmann, Martha Argerich, Dulce Pontes.

Daniele Martini

Author

An Italian writer and composer born in Padua Daniele Martini has a wealth of experience composing and singing in a variety of genres, including classical, pop and soundtrack.

Building on this experience he decided to devote himself entirely to singing and writing musicals. His talent was quickly discovered by French producer and patron of the arts Pierre Cardin.

In 2009 Cardin produced his first musical “Casanova, Amori e inganni a Venezia” which after his world premiere in Saint Mark’s Square in Venice goes on tour abroad, appearing in such venues as the Kremlin Theatre in Moscow and the Athens Opera House.

In 2013 Daniele Martini was the writer, actor, director and co-producer of “Amleto dramma musicale” another work produced by Pierre Cardin. His third work for the musical theatre is “Dorian Gray beauty has no mercy” also produced by Pierre Cardin.

Emanuele Gamba

Director

Actor and director Emanuele Gamba began his studies at age of 20, In 1993 directed Ars Nova Theatre Company which is still his favorite setting for exploration and testing.

In 1995 he graduated with a degree in Theatre History from University of Pisa writing a thesis entitled “Il giullare dal medioevo a Dario Fo”. He was an assistant and collaborator at the University during the 1994-1995 academic year.

That same year he began collaborating as an actor and director with Alberto Fassini, Franco Ripa di Meana, Marina Bianchi, Micha van Hoecke, Jonathan Miller, Bob Wilson working with these figures in leading Italian theatres. After 1995 he furthered his training as an actor and director by studying under the instructors at the prestigious Gitis Academy in Moscow and the Guildhall School in London. Since 1997 he was worked regularly with director Daniele Abbado on numerous musical and theatrical productionsd inItaly and abroad.

For ten years he was the artistic director of “Spazio Giovani Fuoricentro di Livorno, Centro per i linguaggi dell’arte dello spettacolo” and taught theatrical art at the Benedetto Marcello conservatory in Venice. He then took part in the great musical “I Promessi sposi” by Michele Guardì with whom he collaborated in directing the Milan debut in the Meazza Stadium in San Siro.

Continuing in this genre he directed Across the Universe a work loosely inspired by the music world of the Beatles and later Spring Awakening which is now in its second year touring the largest italia theatres. He also directed numerous dramas tackling writers like Goldoni, Flaiano, Caroll, Ionesco, Cocteau, Omero, Kafka, Pasolini as well as, opera and musicals by Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Favali, Riggi and Others