Piccabulla Association also conducts educational activities outside the scope of English courses, and in addition to boating initiation activities for adults and children (with the ”Little Skipper” course) it also designs courses for personal development and other activities:

  • public speaking, with methodologies inspired by theater
  • Outdoor training either through the use of sailing activity or mixed methodologies
  • Business English, particularly according to Cambridge English standards
  • EU-funded projects, especially projects of educational experimentation and innovation, socio-organizational analysis and training design for the orientation and vocational integration of disadvantaged social groups: currently the Association is engaged in the project Gainkids, an Erasmus+-funded project to train preschool teachers aimed at developing innovative audiovisual materials on global citizenship issues (ECG) according to the standards set by theUNESCO. Piccabulla Association’s human resources can intervene at multiple levels of project design and execution due to more than 20 years of experience in EU projects in the areas of
    • vocational training
    • socio-ecnomic research
    • territory analysis
    • professional development
    • organizational analysis
  • Gli strumenti di analisi utilizzati fanno riferimento, tra le altre metodologie e tecniche, a:
    • bilancio di competenze
    • indagini previsionali con metodo Delphi
    • analysis on Social Capital

The Association relies on various external collaborations for these activities:

 

Viviana RacitiAKA: Vivipuk (Supervision of theater activities in English – Teacher) Born in Catania, she spent her childhood and adolescence in the Etnean territory, accompanying her classical studies with a passion for piano and theater, winning the “Tindari Teatro Giovani” best actress award in 2005. In 2006 he moved to Rome, to further his theatrical studies both from a theoretical point of view (he will graduate in 2010 in Performing Arts and Sciences, with a thesis on Pina Bausch) and from a practical point of view, studying with actors such as Isabella Del Bianco, Cristiano Censi Giancarlo Fares, Francesca Rizzi at the school “Action Theater,” and attending several stages led by Mamadou Dioume, Sabino Civilleri, Emanuela Lo Sicco, Andrea De Magistris. While participating in two works in Sicily ( “The Descent of Orpheus”, a 2008 short film, and ” Malnate” poetic work of 2009) his working horizon will be mainly in the Roman territory, both with more experimental works (“Jane Doe” 2007, “Offended Party” 2008, “The Violets” 2009, “The Sweetness of the Almond Tree” 2011., a show from which the winning monologue of the first monologue festival in Rogliano is based. “La Bella Coredipetra” 2012, which he also directed) than more conventional (“Così è – Se vi pare” 2008 , “Liolà” 2009, “Improvvisamente l’estate scorsa” 2010). Currently, after graduation, he is pursuing a Ph.D. at “La Sapienza” University in Rome, again in the field of theater and performing arts disciplines; in parallel, he assiduously attends the artistic and theatrical life particularly that of the Capital by writing for the webzine
www.teatroecritica.net
and working since 2010 as a theater facilitator and English teacher for the Cultural Association “The Pasty Witch” or the current ElisabettaFrasca, Alias teacher Betty – (English language teacher and supervisor internal teacher training Piccabulla)

She was born in Rome but her passion for languages led her to enroll in a tourism institute where she studied English, French and German and then to travel abroad and not only for tourism. Since his high school years, in fact, he has spent several periods in England particularly in London to perfect the language and more recently in the U.S.A. where he has done scientific work and research on several occasions and maintains several friendly and professional relationships. She would then return to the UK several times during her university studies first as an Erasmus and then to accompany young people on study sojourns in southern England. In college, after his first year of study at the Faculty of Languages, he chose to switch into the field ofCultural Anthropology. In the late 1990s, as a result of winning a scholarship to conduct a dissertation in the United States of America, he conducted field research focusing on Native American art forms. In Italy, over the years, she has collaborated with various cultural associations to teach English to elementary and upper secondary school students; she has been commissioned to do various translations from Italian to English (museum panels, catalogs, essays, etc.); at the same time, she continues to collaborate with artists she met in the United States by working with them on the occasion of the Biennale di Venice for almost twenty years (1998 to 2017). For years he has been holding seminars and courses at some American universities in Tuscany on the combination of art and anthropology. In 2003, he returned to the United States on another fellowship in American Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He later worked on an exhibition mounted in Washington and New York. Once back in Italy, she participated in several European Union seminars and meetings on integration and learning non-formal education techniques, and from 2005 to 2009 she worked in some schools as a cultural mediator for inclusion projects aimed at middle school children. In 2012, he perfected his studies in anthropology at the University of Perugia. Since 2014, he has been collaborating in the organization of summer camps in the mountains for young people, again taking care of English teaching. In recent years he has resumed his long-standing passion for theater and theatrical improvisation, which in 2013 he was able to combine with his teaching activities by starting to collaborate with thePiccabulla Association. At first the collaboration was mainly confined to the area of animated parties and children’s shows, but in recent years as an English teacher for adults and children and in-house trainer of Piccabulla teachers. As a 3rd band teacher in the state upper secondary school rankings, she also served as a substitute teacher and after specific qualification she is currently a support teacher. ElisabettaFrasca, AKA teacher Betty – (English language teacher and supervisor internal teacher training Piccabulla)

She was born in Rome but her passion for languages led her to enroll in a tourism institute where she studied English, French and German and then to travel abroad and not only for tourism. Since his high school years, in fact, he has spent several periods in England particularly in London to perfect the language and more recently in the U.S.A. where he has done scientific work and research on several occasions and maintains several friendly and professional relationships. She would then return to the UK several times during her university studies first as an Erasmus and then to accompany young people on study sojourns in southern England. In college, after his first year at the Faculty of Languages, he chose to switch into the field ofCultural Anthropology. In the late 1990s, as a result of winning a scholarship to conduct a dissertation in the United States of America, he conducted field research focusing on Native American art forms. In Italy, over the years, she has collaborated with various cultural associations to teach English to elementary and upper secondary school students; she has been commissioned to do various translations from Italian to English (museum panels, catalogs, essays, etc.); at the same time, she continues to collaborate with artists she met in the United States by working with them on the occasion of the Biennale di Venice for almost twenty years (1998 to 2017). For years he has been holding seminars and courses at some American universities in Tuscany on the combination of art and anthropology. In 2003, he returned to the United States on another fellowship in American Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He later worked on an exhibition set up in Washington and New York. Once back in Italy she participated in several European Union seminars and meetings on integration and learning non-formal education techniques, and from 2005 to 2009 she worked in some schools as a cultural mediator for inclusion projects aimed at middle school children. In 2012, he perfected his studies in anthropology at the University of Perugia. Since 2014, he has been collaborating in the organization of summer camps in the mountains for young people, again taking care of English teaching. In recent years he has resumed his long-standing passion for theater and theatrical improvisation, which in 2013 he was able to combine with his teaching activities by starting to collaborate with thePiccabulla Association. At first the collaboration was mainly confined to the area of animated parties and children’s shows, but in recent years as an English teacher for adults and children and in-house trainer of Piccabulla teachers. As a 3rd band teacher in the state upper secondary school rankings, he also served as a substitute teacher and after specific qualification is currently a support teacher.

ElisabettaFrasca, AKA teacher Betty – (English language teacher and supervisor internal teacher training Piccabulla)

She was born in Rome but her passion for languages led her to enroll in a tourism institute where she studied English, French and German and then to travel abroad and not only for tourism. Since his high school years, in fact, he has spent several periods in England particularly in London to perfect the language and more recently in the U.S.A. where he has done scientific work and research on several occasions and maintains several friendly and professional relationships. She would then return to the UK several times during her university studies first as an Erasmus and then to accompany young people on study sojourns in southern England. In college, after his first year of study at the Faculty of Languages, he chose to switch into the field ofCultural Anthropology. In the late 1990s, as a result of winning a scholarship to conduct a dissertation in the United States of America, he conducted field research focusing on Native American art forms. In Italy, over the years, she has collaborated with various cultural associations to teach English to elementary and upper secondary school students; she has been commissioned to do various translations from Italian to English (museum panels, catalogs, essays, etc.); at the same time, she continues to collaborate with artists she met in the United States by working with them on the occasion of the Biennale di Venice for almost twenty years (1998 to 2017). For years he has been holding seminars and courses at some American universities in Tuscany on the combination of art and anthropology. In 2003, he returned to the United States on another fellowship in American Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He later worked on an exhibition mounted in Washington and New York. Once back in Italy she participated in several European Union seminars and meetings on integration and learning non-formal education techniques, and from 2005 to 2009 she worked in some schools as a cultural mediator for inclusion projects aimed at middle school children. In 2012, he perfected his studies in anthropology at the University of Perugia. Since 2014, he has been collaborating in the organization of summer camps in the mountains for young people, again taking care of English teaching. In recent years he has resumed his long-standing passion for theater and theatrical improvisation, which in 2013 he was able to combine with his teaching activities by starting to collaborate with thePiccabulla Association. At first the collaboration was mainly confined to the area of animated parties and children’s shows, but in recent years as an English teacher for adults and children and in-house trainer of Piccabulla teachers. He is currently a support teacher in upper secondary schools.

Elena Stabile, (theater performances for adults and children also in English) born in Salerno, Italy, graduated in 2011 in Communication and Cultural Production from LUMSA University in Rome with a thesis on Jerzy Grotowski’s “The Constant Prince.” As an actress, she trained at the drama school
“Action Theater”
of Rome directed by Cristiano Censi and Isabella Del Bianco. He continued his training by participating in the workshop on physical actions and organicity with Thomas Richards and Mario Biagini at the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski, the workshop on Carlo Goldoni conducted by Gianluigi Fogacci, the workshop on the texts of A. Chekhov held by Christian Burgess (Guildhall School) and Julie Brochen (Théatre National de Strasbourg), and the course “The Wise Body” conducted by dancer Mariella Celia. In theater he has worked with Cristiano Censi, Giancarlo Fares, Teresa Pedroni, Sarah Falanga, Roberto Zorzut, Luca De Angelis, Daniele Nuccetelli and Ivan V. Cozzi.
For three years he took part in summer classical performances in the archaeological area of Paestum. She works in Silvia Giampaola’s figure theater show “Opera buffa” staged at IICs in Lyon, Tunis and Krakow. She was selected by Antonello Fassari for study on “La notte brava” by P. P. Pasolini and worked in the
physical theater company “Dynamis”
directed by Andrea De Magistris. He has participated in numerous short films and commercials. He is assistant director in the readings “Le Città Invisibili” with Massimo Popolizio and “Bartleby lo scrivano” with Roberto Herlitzka, directed by Teresa Pedroni. He collaborates with the Piccabulla Association with which he has staged, among other shows, a
Little Red Riding Hood
“special” revisited in light of the new challenges of approaching global citizenship.