APIA’s Theater Setup “FONDERIA LEOPOLDA THEATER”
July 6, 2015
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APIA’s Theater Setup “FONDERIA LEOPOLDA THEATER”

APIA’s Theater Setup “FONDERIA LEOPOLDA THEATER”

Apia has been partner of the brand new Follonica’s Theater “Foundry Leopolda”. In the heart of the center of industrial archeology’s pole Ex Ilva, the village factory created at the behest of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Leopold II of Lorraine, is the Theatre of Follonica. The Foundry Leopolda (formerly known as Foundry No. 2). Between the second half of 800 and 1960 in the building they were made iron castings, es- pecially of artistic castings. Hard work, which for more than a century has dictated the rhythms of life of an entire town. Just inside the Foundry Leopolda expert hands of carvers, trainers and founders have created works such as the porch of the Church of San Leopoldo and Monumental Gate in Follonica, the Porta San Marco in Livorno, the balustrade of Piazzale Michelangelo and of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. After years of neglect, thanks to the intervention of the City, the Superintendent of art of Siena, Tuscany Region and with funding from the European Com- munity, with a slow recovery started at the beginning of the century, nally in 2014, the Foundry becames the theater of Follonica, designed by Vittorio Gregotti, illustrious contem- porary architect.

The project created by a team of architects and engineers built a complex which houses: a 400 seat theater, a multi- purpose hall, lounge bar and a food court all integrated in a

structure characterized by a modern design but that upgrad- ing a structure with an historical value very important for the city. Inside the theater has been installed MIO array Systems with 6 modules each side and 4 MIO Sub 18 “all driven with 2 Ampli ers QDS-13. On stage has been installed 2 loudspeaker monitor AXI-M.

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