Since 2015 Gianluca has been the General Manager in Elsinor, where he was nominated the President in 2016. In 2013 he enters the board of Elsinor, and in the Artistic Committee together with Stefano Braschi, Rossella Lepore and Giuditta Mingucci. Since 2012 he’s director of Teatro Cantiere Florida in Florence. 2014: president of FIRENZE DEI TEATRI, a society coordinating the 18 theatres in the metropolitan area of Florence. 2004: professional partnership with Leo Muscato (winning of PREMIO ANCT). In 2002 he started to oversee the network of a large number of performances, that he produced or co-produced; artistic director of Teatro Alaleona in Montegiorgio, Teatro Degli Angeli in Montelupone, Teatro Leopardi in San Ginesio and Teatro Civico in Norcia. 1997-2000: associate for AMAT. In 2001 he was one of the founders of LEART (supervisor of the section Drama).
Born in Rimini, she graduated with honour in Classical Literature at the University of Bologna. Her theatrical training began in the Compagnia degli Scalpellini theatre laboratories then with other maestri, such as Antonio Latella, Letizia Quintavalla and Konrad Zschiedrich. She has worked professionally since 1997 and in 2000 she joined Elsinor Teatro, as both an actress and a playwright. In 2010 she started directing plays for young audience. Since 2012 she’s artistic director of the Teatro Testori, in Forlì, and artistic co-director of Elsinor, together with Gianluca Balestra, Stefano Braschi and Rossella Lepore. From 2014 to Jan 2017 she was a member of the national board of Assitej Italia. In September 2016 she’s been appointed artistic co-director (with Renata Coluccini) of Segnali, one of the most important festivals of theatre for young audience in Italy organized in partnership by Elsinor and Teatro del Buratto.