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Directing [selected credits]

Spirit Dreams | SOGNI DI SPETTRI [site-specific]

mise-en-éspace for the exhibition “Sogni di Spettri” by E. Pulsoni / prod. by Embassy of Italy in Switzerland for the XIX Week of the Italian Language in the World

Woman in Red  | WOMAN IN RED

Urban Performance inspired by Bizet's Carmen / “La Notte dell’Opera 2019” #rossodesiderio (Macerata Opera Festival)


from Shakespeare / Piccola Compagnia Italiana prod. supported by Via Baltea|Laboratori di Barriera di Torino & Accademia di Belle Arti di Macerata

The Kreutzer Sonata | LA SONATA A KREUTZER

from Tolstòj's Novella and Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 / co-prod. P.C.I. & Ancient Theatre of Segesta festival – “Dionisiache”

Lies and Sorceries | MENZOGNE E SORTILEGI [site-specific]

inspired by Elsa Morante’s life and works / “Contemporaneo Sensibile” – M.D.A. & Contemporary Art Museum of Sicily (Kounellis room)

Episode on an Autumn Evening | SERA D'AUTUNNO

by Friedrich Dürrenmatt / Piccola Compagnia Italiana & Roma Teatri

Being Electra | ESSERE ELETTRA

from Sophocles, with extracts from Aeschylus, Lucretius, Crébillon père, Voltaire, Hofmannsthal, Yourcenar / supported by Fondazione Piccolomini per l'Accademia Nazionale D'Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico di Roma / Ancient Greek Theatre, Tindari – “Parodos”

Nothing new… | NESSUNA NUOVA…

a new play by Emanuele Vassallo about the freedom of the press/XIX International Urban Theatre Festival - Rome

And I will be a smiling Woman | E IO SARÒ UNA DONNA CHE SORRIDE

inspired by Sylvia Plath’s life and poems / Spazio Macro - Roma Capitale

The Trojan Women | Τρωάδες, LE DONNE TROIANE

from Euripides and Sartre, with extracts from Aeschylus, Marlowe, Homer, Ovid, Szymborska / music by Verdi, Bizet, Donizetti, Puccini (arranged for chorus a cappella) / Trumpelia Machine Prod.

Look at me | GUARDAMI

from Le Bel indifférent, one-act play by Jean Cocteau / 2007-2008 independent production

Have you ever heard of Dom Juan? | HAI MAI SENTITO PARLARE DEL DON GIOVANNI?

based on Dom Juan by Molière / IX International Theatre Directing Festival “Fantasio Piccoli” - Naples and Trento, Italy



Video project for the concert form / prod. Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Circo Massimo / conductor Stefano Montanari


inspired by Verdi's main Arias [playwright and director] / Verdi OFF - XX Festival Verdi “Scintille d’Opera” / Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma / Prod. FABBRICA YAP - Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Farnese Suite | FARNESE SUITE

Ciné-Concert from Berlioz, Bizet, Gounod, Cherubini, Halévy, Massenet [screenwriter and director] / Prod. FABBRICA YAP - Teatro dell'Opera di Roma & Académie de l’Opéra National de Paris in cooperation with The Embassy of France in Rome, the Embassy of Italy in Paris & "RAI" as media partner

For FABBRICA YAP- Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

support the staging of Evgenij Onegin (Robert Carsen), Turandot (Ai Weiwei), Rigoletto (Damiano Michieletto), Il Barbiere di Siviglia and La Traviata (Mario Martone)

Education and Training [selected credits]

2019 - Biennale College-Theatre / Master : Susie Dee / Biennale Teatro 2019, 47th International Theatre Festival, La Biennale di Venezia

2014 - Ph.D. & DOCTOR EUROPÆUS in Theory of Education defending a thesis on “Anthropological Pedagogy of Theatre” / University of Macerata, Italy

2012 - Visiting PhD student: research program on theatre anthropology and actor training / Université de Rouen (France), Faculty of Education-Univ. of Cambridge (UK), Institut für Theaterwissenschaft – FU Berlin (Germany)


2008 - Acting master class on Bernard-Marie Koltes's Roberto Zucco and Tennessee William's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof / led by Mamadou Dioume, former actor of Peter Brook's I.C.T.R. / Atelier Teatro (Milan, Italy)


2006 - Workshop on creative and technical process of theatre directing / led by G. Moleri, director of Teatro dell’ALEPH, Milan / International Theatre Directing Festival (Trento, Italy)


XV "TRAGOS-PRIZE” - EUROPEAN COMPETITION FOR THEATRE AND DRAMATURGY 2020 / winner in the category: Opera project (best directorial concept, best production design, best costume design) / Il Barbiere di Siviglia, director


ANCIENT THEATRE OF TINDARI – “PARODOS AWARDS 2014” / Best production design, best original score, best actress in a leading role / Being Electra, director


POLITEAMA GARIBALDI THEATRE OF PALERMO – “MITINCANTI 2011” / Best Play / The Trojan Women, director


IX INTERNATIONAL THEATRE DIRECTING FESTIVAL / Best Director and Audience Choice Winner at selections in Naples / Have You Ever Heard of Dom Juan?, director

Additional Information


Four years in acting profession 

Eight plus years teaching & directing experience at College and High School level / designing and directing student productions

Three years freelance for a national newspaper (Giornale di Sicilia) and its regional broadcast network


Audio & Video Editing: Adobe Premiere and Audition, Pro Tools, Avid Media Composer

Current member: PCI_piccolacompagniaitaliana 

Current member: “Fabbrica” Young Artist Program - Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

Languages: Italian (native), English, German.

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