The Neapolitan Guarattelle are an ancient type of puppets to glove born in Naples around 1500. The special feature of the show is the voice of Pulcinella which is achieved thanks to the "pivetta", a tool that the puppeteer keeps at the bottom of the palate during performances. This combines a unique and surprising movement technique of puppets and a power acting while practicing that make the shows theatrical performance incredibly modern.
In his study Gaspare Nasuto teaches courses in wood carving and training for a new generation of artists puppeteers. Its wooden puppets, small masterpieces of craftsmanship, are in private collections and museums in Italy and abroad.
Gaspare Nasuto is among the artists puppeteers more rewarded. So many are the productions dedicated to Pulcinella, that he is considered an interpreter and also an author.




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