MONICA FAGGIANI (playwright, actress)
Playwright, actress and director. In 1992, Monica graduated from the Accademia dei Filodrammatici in Milan. She also trained with Leo De Berardinis, Federico Tiezzi, Andrea Taddei, Walter Malosti, Elio De Capitani, Peter Clough, among others. Monica has performed leading roles for some of Italy’s foremost directors, including R. Carpentieri, M. Baliani, A. Latella, N. Garella, F. Branciaroli, G. Bosetti, M. Navone, C. d’Elia and C. Pezzoli among others. She worked as assistant director to C. Rifici in ‘A Long Day’s Journey into Night’ and as director for the Project ‘Tre sorelle’. She appeared in the feature ‘Si può fare’, directed by G. Manfredonia, in the TV show ‘Cuori Rubati’ and in the sit-com Via Verdi 49. From 2009 to 2016 she was the director of the Scuola di Teatro Teatri Possibili. In 2016, she wrote and performed What Remains – speaking of mobbing, shocking, and other amenities.
Actress and director. Silvia graduated from the the Scuola del Piccolo Teatro di Milano headed by Giorgio Strheler. She attended the Corso di Perfezionamento per Attori headed by Luca Ronconi at the Teatro di Roma and was directed by him in “Questa sera si recita a soggetto.” She has also worked with directors Piero Maccarinelli, Marco Bellocchio, Antonio Syxty and Ruggero Capuccio (Teatro La Scala in Milan), among others. She has collaborated on multiple productions by Scuola Civica “P. Grassi”, “SS9 Teatro” in Reggio Emilia, Teatro Libero in Milan. She was the assistant director to N. Stravalaci – D. Zuin and has recorded the Alfaudiobook audiobooks “Fiabe Remix” and “Fiabe Indiane.”