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The Company “Charles the Great” was created on the initiative of Enzo Mancuso, last descendant of the homonymous family of puppeteers that started their own activity in1928 inPalermo when decided to open a small puppet theater in a neighborhood called Borgo Vecchio. The Knight Antonino Mancuso, apprentice of Pernice the puppeteer, visited different areas of Palermo and many towns of the province with his theater fixed on a truck until he opened a stable theater in Palermo on Don Luigi Sturzo square, which remained active till his death in 1988. The Knight Mancuso was very good at innovating armours with Greek and Roman helmets. His sons Nino, Pino and Stefano assisted him during the performances. He won national fame after his appearance as expert in the history of the Paladins of France on Lascia o Raddoppia, one of the first transmissions of the Italian television. His are Nino, born in Palermo 1934, staged his first season about the history of the paladins of France at the age of 14 with 360 performances in Misilmeri town, on the outskirts of Palermo, and continued collaborating with his father until the death of the latter. Nino is still an extremely skillful puppeteer and is also considered an expert in the art of creating puppets. Just one of his sons, Enzo, followed his steps. Enzo, born in Palermo 1974, owns the present company and is therefore child and grandchild of artists. He takes his first steps on this profession working as assistant when he was a child. At the age of 13, he began as precocious puppeteer in his first performance “Death of Agricane”. He restored some puppets inherited from his grandfather and began to work independently in 1994. Following the lessons of his father and his uncle, he devotes himself to the creation of puppets using ancient techniques of elderly masters, and stages some episodes related to the history of the paladins of France. The young Enzo Mancuso, now considered the youngest puppeteer of Palermo, not only learned the techniques for creating and manipulating puppets, but also studied old “plots” in detail and improved his acting technique.

 

Company "Charlemagne" was initiated by Enzo Mancuso, last descendant of the namesake of puppeteers who started business in Palermo 1928 by opening a small puppet theater in the district of Borgo Vecchio. The Chevalier Antonio Mancuso, a student puppeteer Pernice, visited various districts of Palermo and many cities of the province with a theater attached to a truck, until he was able to activate a permanent theater in Palermo Surla up Don LuigiSturzo, one who remained active until his death in 1988. The Knight Mancuso was a great innovator of armor with helmets Greek and Roman style. For performances of shows he relied on the help of his children Nino, Stephen Pino et. He became famous throughout the country through its participation in Lascia or Raddoppia, one of the first Italian television, as an expert in the history of the Paladins of France. His son, Nino né à Palerme en1934, ajoué its first round of the history of the paladins of France at the age of 14 years, with 360 presentations, in the town of Misilmeri near Palermo, and continued to work with his father until the death of the latter. Nino is always a clever puppeteer and is even considered an expert in the art of creating puppets. Among his children, Enzo has only followed in his footsteps. Enzo né in 1974, is the owner of the company and it is therefore, the son and grand-son of artists. As assistant metière He realizes that the very young. It started as a very early puppeteer 13 years with his first show "Death of Agricane”. He restored some puppets inherited from his grandfather and began operating independently in 1994. Following the teachings of the father and the uncle he is dedicated to creating puppets using the old techniques of old masters, and setting the stage certain episodes from the history of the paladins of France. The young Enzo Mancuso, considered ,today, as the youngest puppeteer Palermo, has not only learned the techniques of creating and handling, but deepens in the study of ancient "frames" and perfected his technique as an actor.

 

The Company “Charlemagne” (Charlemagne) was initiated by Enzo Mancuso, last descendant of the same family of puppeteers, of the shops in Palermo in 1928 began with the opening of a small puppet theater in the town of Borgo Vecchio. Der Edelmann Antonio Mancuso, a student of the puppeteer Pernice, traveled to different regions of Palermo, with its theaters, and many cities in the province with a permanent theater on a truck, He put up a stable place in the theater Don Luigi Sturzo in motion, which remained active until his death in years 1988. The nobleman Mancuso was good in the innovation of armor with a helmet after the Greek and Roman styles. For the performances, he took his children to help Nino, Pino and Stefano. He was famous throughout the land as it with Lascia o Raddoppia, one of the first Italian television, appeared as an expert in the history of the paladins of France. His son Nino, Born in Palermo 1934, staged its first production series of the history of the paladins of France at the age of 14, with 360 Performances in Misilmeri village near Palermo, and continued, work with his father until the disappearance of the latter. Nino is still a very skilled puppeteer and is kept even for an expert in the field of creation of puppets. Of his sons, Enzo just followed him. Enzo, in 1974 born, now belongs to the company and is the son and grandson of artists. From an early age, he held this job as assistant, He began as a precocious 13-year-old puppeteer with his first acting “Der Tod von Agricane”. He restored some puppets of his grandfather and inherited his independent activity began in 1994. The teachings of his father and uncle to, he deals with the creation of dolls which he uses the ancient techniques of old masters and directed several episodes associated with the history of the paladins of France. The young Enzo Mancuso, now known as the youngest puppeteers of Palermo, found himself not only with learning the techniques of production and manipulation, but depth to the study of ancient “Actions” and honed his acting technique.

 

The Company "Charlemagne" was initiated by Enzo Mancuso, last descendant of the eponymous family of puppeteers who started business in Palermo 1928 opening a small puppet theater in the neighborhood Borgo Vecchio. The Knight Antonino Mancuso, pupilo of titiritero Partridge, toured various parts of Palermo and many towns in the province with its theater fixed on a truck, until he managed to activate a permanent theater in Palermo square inthe Don LuigiSturzo, which remained active until his death in 1988. Mancuso Knight was a great innovator of armor helmets Greek and Roman style. For representations of the shows are worth the help of his sons Nino, Pino y Stefano. He became famous throughout the nation through participation in or Raddoppia Lascia, one of the first Italian television transmissions, expertise in the history of the Paladins of France. His son Nino, Born in Palermo in 1934, staged their first cycle of the history of the champions of France at the age of 14 years old, with 360 presentations, in the town of Misilmeri near Palermo, and continued working with his father until the disappearance of the latter. Nino still is a skilful puppeteer and is even considered an expert in the art of making puppets. Their children, Enzo just followed suit. Enzo, born in 1974, now owns the company and is therefore the son and grandson of artists. This office plays a child as an assistant; began with 13 years as a puppeteer with his precocious first show "Death of Agricane". He restored some puppets he had inherited from his grandfather and started to work autonomously 1994. Following the teachings of the father and uncle is dedicated to creating puppets using the ancient techniques of the old masters, and putting on some events related to the history of the champions of France. The young Enzo Mancuso, now considered the youngest puppeteer Palermo, did not just learn the techniques of creation and manipulation, but deepened the study of ancient "frames" and honed his acting technique.