Author Archives: Arte Commedia aka Alessandro Gavello

About Arte Commedia aka Alessandro Gavello

Alessandro Gavello. Circus & Theatre performer by passion, Artistic Director by skill, Teacher by nature, Actor by trade, Practitioner of Commedia dell'Arte based in South Australia by fate, Sport Pioneer and NLP Practitioner by Choice. Born in Italy in 1974. Practiced Martial Arts (Ju tai jutsu) for several years, then, during his studies in becoming a PE Teacher, decided to explore a little further the Arts. Berlin Gymnaestrada in 1995 as an acrobat, Argentinean Tango performance on stilts to celebrate the New Millennium in Torino (31-12-1999), as a student at the Moscow Circus school in 2002, Physical Theatre studies (Lecoq method) for 3yrs (2001-2004), and the "International School of Comic Acting & Commedia dell'Arte" with A. Fava in 2004. Landed in Australia in 2005, performed and taught Circus and Commedia to more than 50,000 audience members since then. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, working and living doing what he likes the most and has a passion for; has been called for 3yrs in a row to be a lecturer at the Italian University in Movement Science in subjects related to the Performing Arts, movement education and body awareness. In his latest adventure he is introducing a new Sport to Australian sports lovers. It's called Hit Ball and it's just arrived, from one of the most inventive minds on the Planet, directly from Italy, where it built a solid reputation in the last few years! Check more info on blog: or on Facebook:

Adelaide Fringe 2018: “Under the Covers” Vol 2

The Adelaide Fringe 2018 is now here. For all of you that wouldn’t be aware of that, here I am, ready to ring the bell, sound the horn, post a notice, write and blogging about it. Just so you know… … Continue reading

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Are we going to need an ark, hovercraft or dingy to get to the gym?

Here we are with a new blog from Hit Ball down under. Have a read, enjoy, follow it, take care. Are we going to need an ark, hovercraft or dingy to get to the gym?.   Stay coast, Alessandro

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2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,400 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Playing with Final cut pro x

Just a quick project to practice some video editing. Have a look and tell me what you think. Any constructive feedback is more than welcome! If it would happen that the link is broken, it could be because the video … Continue reading

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The Martyr, teaser

This time it looks like they got me tied up on a chair! Sounds good you would say..? I’m not that sure! Check this out:  Stay coast, stay blogged. Alessandro  

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Extreme tumbling

In case you missed it!!!

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Artistic Residency in Whyalla, Arte Commedia aka Alessandro Gavello goes Regional on a Cargo Project.

When?June 2011. Where? Memorial Oval Primary School in Whyalla. What? 1 week of Commedia dell’Arte and Circus with final performance at the end of the week. How? Through Carclew Youth Arts It has been a fantastic experience, the whole community … Continue reading

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