I have been designing theatre productions and teaching a Devised Theatre at the Institute of the Arts Barcelona since 2016 and I have directed workshops finalized for the production of children's shows that have been toured in schools around Barcelona.
Education and Training: I was born in Florence, Italy. I trained as an actress with a regional theatre company: Centro di Teatro Internazionale, based in the Russian school while studying BA Maestro in Scenografia in Florence. I took a Master MA Scienze e Tecniche del Teatro at University of Architecture of Venice, Italy. Then moved to London and attended the Motley Design School - I have been shortlisted for Linbury Prize 2009, UK
Design at the IAB Institute of the Arts Barcelona:
(2022) Sweet Charity, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and book by Neil Simon. La Dama Boba, by Lope de Vega. (2021) Antigone by Jean Anouille. Image of an Unknown Woman by Elinor Cook - (2020) Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe - As You Like It by W. Shakespeare- Twelfth Night by W. Shakespeare -(2018) The Seagull Anton Chekhov-(IAB Institute of the Arts Barcelona)"13" by Mike Bartlett; Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov - (2017) Love & Information, by Caryl Churchill; A Midsummer Night's Dream by W. Shakespeare - (2016) Earthquakes in London, by Mike Bartlett; Picnic, by W.Inge - The Visit by F.Durrenmatt
Among other design works: (2015) Umrao. The Noble Courtesan, Cockpit Theatre, London/Assembly George Square, Edinburgh. Produced by Asian Music Circuit; Wretch by Rebecca Walker; Turing Homeless Hostels, London; Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, Cambridge Arts Theatre; The Swallows by Roland Dubillard, National Theatre Studio, Pericles by W. Shakespeare, Drayton Theatre, London; The Emperor of Atlantis by V. Ulman, Cello Factory (London) and Grimeborn Festival 2011 and 2012, Arcola Theatre, London; La Didione by Francesco Cavalli, Teatro Malibran, Venice, Italy. (2006) - Carignano Theatre, Turin 2006 – La Scala Theatre, Milan, 2008; The Orchestra, by Jean Anouilh, directed by Olga Melnik, Centro di Teatro Internazionale, Florence, Italy; The Suicide by Nikolai Erdman, Centro di Teatro Internazionale, Florence, Italy
Among Assisting Works: The Happy Prince, Musical Workshop, produced by The Stable, designer Klara Zieglerova, Jerwood Space, London 2015; Orpheus in The Underworld by J. Offenbach, designer Bretta Gereke, Trinity College. London 2013 ; La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini, designer Sue Willmington, La Fenice (2008); The Changeling by Thomas Middleton & William Rowley, designer Vera Marzot, Teatro Stabile di Torino, Italy (2007); Antigone by Sophocles, designer Vera Marzot, Teatro Stabile di Torino, Torino, Italy 2007
Won the competition DE.MO./MOVIN'UP 2008/2009, announced by G.A.I. (Young Italian Artists)Apprenticeships: Awarded a grant for an apprenticeship in set design for the contemporary dance performance La Cité Radieuse, Ballet National De Marseille, Parma, Italy. (2006); Awarded a grant for an apprenticeship in Costume Design for the opera Attila by Giuseppe Verdi, Fenice Theatre, Venice, Italy. (2005)