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The Amici di Càsoro Association was established February 13, 2019 with the goal of promoting and supporting the artistic, cultural and recreational projects organized by the Fondazione Claudia Lombardi per il teatro at regional, national and international levels.

Projects that aim to

•  recognize and promote every form of art
•  promote innovative ideas and multi-disciplinary projects
•  support young talent
•  encourage social integration
•  encourage linguistic exchanges within Switzerland and abroad

Members of the Association are those persons or legal entities which share the goals of the Association and have paid the annual membership dues.

To become a member of the Association, which provides many advantages for its members, please contact us or fill out the membership form.

The Association is a non-profit group and is not affiliated with any political party or religious group.

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Statute 2021

Contact

Associazione Amici di Càsoro
Via Càsoro 2
6918 Lugano-Figino

Mail: amici@fondazioneteatro.ch
Tel. +41 91 995 11 28

 

Executive Committee
 

PRESIDENT
Markus Otz

Business Diploma, Fine Arts Degree, specialization in painting (2000), adult educator.

Art director with own laboratory for visual and fine plastic-arts for over 30 years, long experience in television, cinema, set design, as well as in the social assistance field.

He currently works predominately in cinema as a screenwriter and filmmaker, with his own production company covering everything from screenwriting to directing and final production.

 

 

 

SECRETARY
Monica Giannini

With a business training background, Monica has always been fascinated by the magical world of artists.

She loves to share the workplace with other people who are as passionate about theatre and, most importantly, to be part of a group that helps young people achieve their dreams.

In her free time Monica teaches Yoga to children and loves music and arts, particularly ballet and theatre.

 

 

 

MEMBER
Claudio Tornieri

From 1994 to 2017, museum technical assistant for various institutions and private art galleries.

Since 2018, Facility manager, Event preparation, for the Fondazione Claudia Lombardi per il teatro.
 

 

 

 

 

MEMBER
Maria Luisa Amorosi

BSc in Mathematics, BA in Language Studies, Master in Education, she has had a keen interest in the performing arts, since the school years.

For around 12 years she regularly attended drama and ballet theatres and film festivals with her husband, a critic accredited by several newspapers and specialist sectorial magazines. She held an abonnement to The Scala theatre,  Milan, for 40 years.

Among her experiences, she has worked for 12 years in one of the most prestigeous Performing Arts Schools in England.

 

 

 

AUDITOR
Santi Vege

Diploma in architecture ETH OTIA , 1995, post-graduate work at the Polytechnic Institute in Zurich in the area of Cooperation and Development Studies.

From 1996 to 2015, she worked for the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) within the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), regionally responsible for the realization of Swiss aid and cooperation programs in crisis zones. She worked and lived principally in the Balkan states and in the middle-East until 2010, whenre she transferred to Bern, responsible for SDC programs in the countries of the former Soviet Union.

In 2015, she left the FDFA and now resides in Minusio where she is once again working as an independent architect.

 

 

AUDITOR
Yvette Bjerke

Born and raised in Barbengo, married to Jon, mother of Valentina. Active collaborator for the events organized by the Fondazione Claudia Lombardi per il teatro.

Business degree, active from 1973 to 2019 in the banking sector, various client responsibilities.