Daniele Finzi Pasca (Stage Director)|
DANIELE FINZI PASCA was born in Lugano, Switzerland in 1964.
author, choreographer, and clown, Daniele Finzi Pasca was born into a family
photographers and grew up in his father's darkroom, following in the
footsteps of his grandfather
and great-grandfather. His collaboration with
his brother Marco began early in life and together
they founded two small
soccer teams: Finfazu and Canarivi. Gymnastics introduced Daniele to
circus world and he later took his first steps on stage under the
guidance of a clown named Fery.
In 1983, he moved to India, where he worked
as a volunteer looking after the sick. Upon returning
to Switzerland, he
founded Teatro Sunil, which he still directs. His lifelong fascination
clowning led to a collaboration with Maria Bonzanigo. Together they
developed a theatrical
technique they would call "Teatro della Carezza".