A short selection of Francesca’s shows
Out of the blù
Wash away your worries
The main character hangs her washing out in the public square, and with her portable washing machine creates confusion in the dry lives of the audience, actively engaged throughout the show.
This mesmerising and funny show has already successfully toured around England and Italy. Don’t miss out if you have the chance!
- Creator and performer: Francesca Martello
- External eye: Gerry Flanagan
- Prop Builder: Joe Lucey
- Sound Design: Xavier Mera
Classic clown routine with a female twist
Duration: 8-10 min
Clown routine with audience participation.
This piece fools around with the concepts of gender, in an innocent and playfull way.
With this piece, Francesca took part to the 2014 International women clown, Barcelona.
Knife Manipulation act
Duration: 5-6 min
Breathtaking performance depicting what lies in the privacy of the household.
Francesca trough this piece wants to explore the dark side of life;
like all her work, this piece navigates through genres, playing with the established boundaries between social and private, between high arts and crafts; the performer wants to investigate common places, everyone’s origins, where emotions, feelings and metaphysical are expressed physically and with everyday objects, filched from life creating archetypal, allegorical visions.
Commedy clown piece, with audience participation.
Daydreaming of finally dancing the swan lake, being the Prima ballerina…who hasn’t daydreamed of success?
Delicate clown piece.
Isolation hoop routine.
Duration: 4-5 min;
This clever manipulation routine can be tailored to the needs of the performance.
Be ready to be amazed by the mesmerazing-magical quality of this hoop manipulation.
"She did a great job of leading us through the performances, adding some light-hearted comedy to the proceedings"
Caroline King, Contrary Life