Profile Category: Staff

Mario Merone
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Mario Merone

Mario Merone (an Italian actor, director, playwright and drama teacher).  He is graduated in Acting at Silvio d’Amico National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Rome and has a Master in Drama at University of Bologna. He has performed and directed many plays across the Europe including Romeo and Juliet, Schindler’s list, The Wizard of Oz,...

Alice Lussiana Parente
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Alice Lussiana Parente

Alice Lussiana Parente is an award winning, Italian actress and voice over talent based in New York City. NYC theatre credits include: The Sandalwood Box (The Flea Theatre) Not my Monster (The Flea Theatre) Event Horizon (John Gould Rubin), A Mother’s Heart (Midtown International Theatre Festival), Richard III (Gallery Players). Italian credits: Pippi Longstocking (Theatre of Rome/National Tour), The Tempest (Cavallerizza Reale), Barefoot in The Park (Theatre Massaia), Il Falso Magnifico (Commedia dell’Arte/ National Tour)....

Dave Johnson
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Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson is the author of the play, Baptized To The Bone (Dramatists Play Service) and Marble Shoot, a book of poems (Hummingbird Press/Wake Forest University). A production of Baptized To The Bone enjoyed a run of sold-out performances through May 3, 2009 at the New Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. The play also received...

Natasha Lardera
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Natasha Lardera

Natasha Lardera has a degree in Film and Creative Writing from Emerson College and a Master in Journalism from NYU. She is a journalist, translator, writer, critic who has been managing editor of various Italian and American publications focused on theater, cinema, food, wine, and tourism. She is also an actress and songwriter. Since 2004,...

Irene Turri
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Irene Turri

Irene Turri was born in Verona, Italy, and graduated in Acting at the Accademia dei Filodrammatici, Milan. After training with various internationally renowed teachers and directors, Irene collected a vast working experience in the Italian theater circuit. She also worked at the Avignon Theatre Festival in Romeo Castellucci’s production of Dante’s “Paradiso”. Since her arrival...

Marta Mondelli
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Marta Mondelli

Marta graduated in Ancient History, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Bologna and in acting from the European Theatre School of Bologna “Galante Garrone”. In Italy, she acted in theater and movies next to Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Adriano Giannini (in the film Stai Con Me, directed by Livia Giampalmo), Sara D’Amario (in the film...

Carlotta Brentan
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Carlotta Brentan

CARLOTTA BRENTAN is a New York-based theater artist, specializing in fostering original play development as an actor, translator and producer. Acting highlights include originating roles in the world premieres of Paolo Bignami’s The Journey I Never Made (Kairos Italy Theater – Cherry Lane Theater), Erik Ehn’s Clover at La MaMa ETC (dir. Glory Kadigan), and Cyndy A. Marion’s You Are Perfect (WorkShop...

Bruce Rabinowitz
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Bruce Rabinowitz

Bruce Rabinowitz has served as an attorney, business consultant, sales agent, and producer to a number of international and domestic clients in the television and film industries for 20 years. Among his current responsibilities are advising RAI Corporation, the service arm of the Italian state broadcaster, Radio Televisione Italiana, on business and legal affairs, as...

Laura Caparrotti
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Laura Caparrotti

Laura Caparrotti has a Master Degree in Performing Arts, Cinema and Theatre History from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome. She also studied with Nobel Prize Dario Fo, among others. After ten years of professional theatre in Italy, she relocated to New York, where she continues to direct and/or perform. She is the Founding Artistic...