1987 LINBURY PRIZE FINALIST
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Architect, set and costume designer.
Born in Venice. He graduates in Architecture at the University of Genoa, with the thesis "Theatricality in the urban space", in 1983.
In 1984-1985 he studies scenography at Motley Theatre Design Course, directed by Percy Harris, at the Riverside Studios in London.
In 1987 he is finalist in The Linbury Prize for Stage Design, with the set and costume design for The Seagull by Anton Tchekov.
His career as a designer begins with the cinema, working as assistant designer of Danilo Donati in Rome-Cinecittà, in films of Liliana Cavani, Fedrico Fellini and Serghiei Bondarciuck.
Then he turns to the theatre and opera, working as set and costume designer for many productions in Italy, Switzerland, France and Germany.
Since 2001 he is settled in Paris, and his costume designs for The Well of the Saints, by John Millington Synge, is selected for WSD 2005 (World Stage Design Competition), in Toronto, and is published in the catalogue « World Scenography 1990-2005 », edited by OISTAT.
In Paris, during fours years he teaches theatre design at the « Institut d’études théâtrales » (Sorbonne Nouvelle), and in 2014 he joins the training course in stage direction at the CNSAD (Conservatoire National Supérieur d’Art Dramatique), working with Matthias Langhoff and Xavier Gallais.