JOEL BAKER

ARTISTIC & CASTING DIRECTOR ASSISTANT

As a much-loved theater clown performing worldwide, Joel Baker brings to the stage a unique style of physical comedy, acrobatics, and improvisation. For over 6 years and 3000 shows with Cirque du Soleil, Joel played a main character role in the award-winning show The Beatles’ LOVE in Las Vegas. Joel has performed lead character roles in shows by Cirque Eloize, Les 7 Doigts (7 Fingers), PALAZZO Varietétheater, and Chamäleon Theatre Berlin. Other directorial work includes the Nevada Ballet Choreographer’s Showcase and San Francisco’s Circus Bella. Joel has performed under the direction of James Cameron in the film Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D.
In 2017 Onofrio Colucci appointed him as Artistic and Casting Director Assistant.

GUILHEM DESQ

MUSIC COMPOSER

He is a French songwriter and composer of music involving that amazing and ancient instrument: the hurdy-gurdy.

Guilhem Desq is a most unusual musician, because he is able to take medieval tunes and turn them into contemporary electronic sounds bursting with energy. The result is some wonderful new music for shows by Le Cirque World’s Top Performers.

FEMME PIÈGE

MUSIC COMPOSER

La Femme Piège was created in 2010 as a result of the collaboration between Andrea Toso and Mattia Donna. The project mainly deals with the creation of soundtracks for films, fiction films and documentaries.

 

In 2011 the Group composed the music for the TV fiction broadcasted by Rai Uno entitled “FuoriClasse” starring Luciana Littizzetto and the documentary entitled “Fate la storia senza di me” with Fabrizio Gifuni.

 

In 2012 La Femme Piège composed the music for the TV fiction Nero Wolfe and in 2014 the soundtrack for the second season of FuoriClasse.
In 2015 the work of the two composers was dedicated to the RTI fiction entitled “I Misteri di Laura” and to the last season of Fuoriclasse: Fuoriclasse 3. In 2016, still not broadcasted, is the new Rai fiction entitled “Come fai sbagli”.

Besides composing soundtracks, La Femme Piège has always been devoted to the writing and composition of songs, which has resulted in many live performances both nationally and internationally and in the publication of the album entitled “Sul fianco della strada” (EMI) in 2007.

ROSE WINEBRENNER

MUSIC COMPOSER

Rose Winebrenner is endowed with an exceptional talent and a sublime voice.

 

She is also a music composer and lyrics writer.

 

Exclusively for ALIS she has created some brand new songs that have been included in the soundtrack of the new edition of the show.

ALESSANDRO VERAZZI

LIGHT DESIGNER

Highly expert in the sector of services, audio and lights, Verazzi started his career as Director of A.T.I.R. Imprese of Milan. His passion for lights pushed him in 2010 to attend the university course of Tech Lighting Design at the Academy of Fine Arts of Milan, where, at the end of his specialization, he was asked to become teacher in lighting courses at the New Academy of Fine Arts NABA of Milano.

 

In 2010 he was involved by the British designer David Fielden in the design and construction supervision of the lighting system of the Theatre “delle Ali” of Breno. From that moment onward Verazzi will work with some of the most important national theaters such as Teatro Piccolo of Milano, Maggio Fiorentino, Opera Theater of Roma, Teatro la Fenice of Venezia, Teatro Regio of Parma, Teatro Regio of Torino, Teatro San Carlo of Napoli, Opera house Tearo Malmo, Opera Theater  of Monte- Carlo, Opera Theater of Bilbao, Opera Theater of Cagliari, Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari, Opera Theater of Malmö, Teatro Pergolesi of Jesi, Teatro Sociale of Como and many others.
Among his main collaborations we would like to highlight the works done with filmmakers like: Federico Grazini, Alessandro Talevi, Serena Sinigaglia, Leo Muscato, Francesco Micheli and Carmelo Rifici.