Ph.D. in Performing Arts and Film at State University La Sapienza, Rome.
110/110 points cum laude.
Discussion: “Tex Avery and the gag in the classic american cartoon”.
( Award of the Italian Movie Critics for Best Cinema Writing of the Year).


in movie, acting, directing, mime, etc.

Teachers including: Dario Fo, Peter Stein, Eugenio Barba, Ferruccio Soleri (Piccolo Teatro di Milano), Nikolai Karpov (GITIS Institute, Moscow), Peter Brook.
Early regular acting studies with Patrizia di Fulvio (Laboratorio Teatrodanza, Pescara, Italy), 1986-89.

Apprenticeship as assistant director

Assistant director to Jerome Savary at Theatre National de Chaillot, Paris and other european venues:
Fregoli musical (Paris National Theatre, 1991, d.Savary); Carmen (Bregenz Seebuhne, Austria, 1991, d.Savary); Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night La Dodicesima Notte (Paris, Verona, Milan, Rome 1991, d.Savary); Attila (Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1992); Der Blaue Engel (Berlin, 1992, d.Savary). Mediterranean Sport Games – Ceremonie d’Ouverture (Cape d’Agde, 1996, d.Savary).

Assistant director to Antonio Giarola for Verona Fieracavalli horse show (1987) and Bimbocirco Festival (1988).

Apprenticeship in production

-Press agent, international representative and tour/stage manager for circus Circo Darix Togni “Il Florilegio”: italian tour 1988, French tours and Paris 1989, 1990 and 1991.

– Press representative for several italian circuses and theatrical events 1986-88.