Francesco Marino

History of theater and entertainment - Dramaturgy

Francesco Marino

He is an actor, director, and teacher. As an actor, he graduated in Florence in 1982 at Ugo Chiti's theatre school. In 1984, he moved to Rome where he studied commedia dell'arte with Angelo Corti, gestural technique and mime with Marise Flach, and the Strasberg method with John Cappelletti from New York.

In the following years, he refined his studies on theatrical pedagogy with Eimuntas Nekrosius, Nicolaj Karpov, Marilyn Fried, Steven Berkoff. As an actor, he worked with several directors including Ugo Chiti, Glauco Mauri, Lorenzo Salveti, Giancarlo Sepe, Luca Ronconi. He collaborated extensively with Maurizio Costanzo at the Parioli Theatre in Rome. From 1994 to 2000, he founded and directed the company "Opera Prima." He has directed various theatrical productions for other companies and for the Calabria Stable Theatre.

In the field of training, he teaches acting at the Musical School of Bari directed by Gino Landi, the Musical Study Center of Rome directed by Franco Miseria. He is currently a teacher of theatrical pedagogy for the Calabria Stable Theatre and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Catanzaro, and since 2008 teaches elements of psychology and pedagogy at the "International School of Theatre" now "International Academy of Theatre."

In 2005, he founded the company Les Enfants Terribles, of which he is the artistic director, producing several shows for which he is the director and performer.

He holds courses and workshops on communication at the University of Calabria and for other private and public entities.