About us

Milan OFF FIL Festival, festival of performing arts, is organized by the Associazione Culturale artistica MILANO OFF. The inventor is Renato Lombardo, who boasts a thirty-years  experience as organizer of events connected with theatre, music and international jazz events. 


Milano OFF comes at his second edition on the basis of the experience and the success of the first edition held on June, 2016 with Milano OFF Isola Festival, with its 50.000 audience members and more than 150 events (performances, shows, conferences, laboratories and presentations). Check more details under  2016 Archives.

Milano OFF FIL goals are in line with the philosophy and the targets of the most important national and international Festival Off, specifically: enhancement of a quality theatre, of social interest and innovation of languages, creation of a circuit and of an innovative/virtuous  network of artistic activities, cultural revitalization of districts and locations thanks to the diffusion of the festival that becomes at the same time a moment of getting to know other people and finally of tourist and commercial promotion.


Ten days, from midday to midnight, of non-stop real emotion and dreams coming true: off theatre, contemporary theatre, classic theatre, children theatre, new clownery, comic comedy, street artist, concerts, exhibitions, debates. Events and shows focused on one target: increase of the Felicità Interna Lorda (F.I.L.)  “Inner Gross Happiness” of all the participants.


Also Milano OFF FIL Festival edition 2017 has the partnerships of the eminent Avignone Festival OFF, as well as of IN SCENA! Italian Theatre Festival of New York and of Circuit PALCO OFF. Three shows of the Milan festival 2017, chosen  by the public and by the technical judges, will be entitled to participate in the 2018 edition of festival partners with consequent enhancement and promotion of OFF theatre national in France, U.S.A and Italy.

Also Milano OFF F.I.L. Festival edition 2017 boosts the presence of eminent partnerships:    

Festival d'OFF d'Avignon (FR) 
In Scena - Italian Theater Festival NY (USA) 
Teatro Libero
Palco OFF
DUC - Distretto Isola 
Teatro de Buratto/Teatro Verdi  
Associazione Culturale MUSICA OGGI  
CETEC Dentro/Fuori San Vittore
AHUM Milano Jazz Festival 

Technical partners:
Furcht Pianoforti 

Media Partners:
Keepon Live
Metro News
Radio Lombardia
Milano Weekend

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MILANO OFF associazione culturale artistica

Direzione Artistica: Renato LOMBARDO

Sede Sociale: Via Carlo Freguglia 10 – 20122 Milano
Sede Operativa : Via Sarzana, 50 – 20159 Milano

direzione@milanooff.com  -  tel. +39 391 1418299
segreteria@milanooff.com  -  tel. +39 391 1418334