Manuel Fiorentini

Commedia dell’Arte

He graduated in communication sciences, address mass communications. From 1998 he studies with Francesco Gigliotti commedia dell'arte and biomechanics (construction site of dynamo-plastic art). In 2005 he specialized in Commedia dell’Arte and mask technique with Michele Monetta at the Silvio D'Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts; he attended a seminar on "The art of improvisation" directed by Christian Di Domenico (assistant to Jurij Alschijtz) and the third phase as a student director at the Silvio D'Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts. In 2006 he attended the specialization course for actors and directors of the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Arts "Teatro Sonoro" at Radio Rai, directed by Francesco Anzalone. In 2007 he attended an acting course directed by Michele Placido. In 2011 he attended the high specialization course in commedia dell'arte at the Teatro di Roma with Carlo Boso. In 2013 he obtains the Master in coaching and joins the International Coach Federation (ICF) and collaborates with the "Action Training Network" and "Open Human Solutions" consulting and training companies. He began his career in 1996 at the Opera Prima di Latina Company, directed by Francesco Marino and Francesco Gigliotti. Subsequently he acted in prestigious theaters (Eliseo, India, Sistina, etc ..) directed by directors of the Roman avant-garde such as Mario Prosperi ("La donna di Samo", work with greek mask for the national institute of ancient drama - 2003 / 2004) and Giuliano Vasilicò (monologue "Il regista di scena" from 2012 to 2014), by experienced directors, such as Carlo Alighiero ("La cipria del colonnello" - 2003), recalled as Dacia Maraini ("Passi affrettati" - 2006) and Michele Placido ("Le tre sorelle" - 2007). He has acted with well-known national actors such as Roberto Ciufoli, Edoardo Siravo, Lando Buzzanca. He has been president since 2007 of the cultural association Teatro della Giostra, with which he organized shows, concerts and cultural activities in private and on behalf of public administrations (since 2008 he manages the literary park Pier Paolo Pasolini in Ostia; Sogno di un notte di note: concerts and performances on Mozart and Shakespeare "at the Theater of San Vito Romano, in 2011 won the call for ideas of the Region with the project" Fair play-Sporteatrando in compliance with the rules "; of "Officine Culturali" in Latina). He has written and directed several shows, including "Mostro" in 2009, selected for the Attilio Corsini award at the Teatro Vittoria, where he directed in 2010 the Shakespearean show "Molto rumore per nulla-Shakespeare in rock", with musicians from I live. From 2011 to 2013 he participated in the Roman Carnival (shows produced by the Teatro di Roma and the Teatro dell'Opera), he taught Commedia dell'arte for all age groups, from children to the elderly, for professionals and non-professionals, in schools and in theaters. From 2013 he directs the Theater course at the Trastevere Theater and at the Santa Silvia Theater in Rome; in 2017 he directed a stage of Commedia dell'Arte at the Latina Amphitheater; directs a theater workshop at Nogu Teatro; and opens and manages the cultural center "La lanterna magica"; he also performed Arlecchino in the show "Eppur si muove" (directed by G. Palla) at the Teatro Eliseo in Rome. He is a professor of Commedia dell'Arte in private courses, internships and, since 2014, at the Accademia Internazionale di Teatro.