Claudia Franceschetti started her theatre education in 1993; she studied with Mamadou Dioume, Eugenio Allegri, the Roy Hart Theatre, Giorgio Rossi, Raffaella Giordano, David Larible, Jango Edwards, Cirque Convoi Exceptionnel, Gabriele Vacis, Roberta Carréri-Odin Teatret, Chiara Guidi-Raffaello Sanzio, Mariangela Gualtieri-Teatro Valdoca, Anna Zubrzycka-Piesn Kozla, Julie Ann Stanzak -Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Enrique Pardo-Pantheatre, Cristiana Morganti- Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch.
In 2003, she graduated at Quelli di Grock acting school in Milan and entered Scimmie Nude theatre company. She performed in Gaddo Bagnoli’s production of Shakespeare’s Amleto (2004), René de Obaldia’s Il caro estinto (2005), Edward Bond’s Il mare (2005), Pauraedesiderio (2008) and Macchine. Sinfonietta per corpi e voci (2010), Perversioni (2011) and Antonin Artaud’s I Cenci (2011), Alieni (2012).
Since 2005 she’s been studying biomechanics; she also studied with Nikolaj Karpov, Head of the department of Scenic Movement at Moscow’s GITIS-EX RATI and performed under his direction in I capricci dell’ amore. Scene tratte dalle commedie di Anton Cechov. She also studied with Gennadi N. Bogdanov and attended Mejerchol’d’s Theatre Biomechanics advanced training course at Cisbit, in Perugia.
She has been a qualified teacher since 2005: from 2006 to 2010 she taught at Quelli di Grock acting school in Milan, and she’s been teaching at Spazio Scimmie Nude in Milan since 2008.
Claudia has been awarded for two years consecutively (2008-2009) the first prize as best actress in the LIIT’s competition “In Breve… Festival nazionale di Corti Teatrali”.
Andrea Magnelli started his theatre education in 1999 at Quelli di Grock acting school in Milan, graduated in 2002 and obtained a grant.
Later that year, he co-founded Scimmie Nude theatre company and contributed to the production of Shakespeare’s Amleto directed by Gaddo Bagnoli (2003), A. Cechov’s Tragico suo malgrado (2004), E. Bond’s Il Mare (2005), S. Mrozek’s Emigranti (2006), and Gaddo Bagnoli’s Pauraedesiderio (2008), Macchine (2009), Perversioni (2011) and Antonin Artaud’s I Cenci (2011) and Alieni (2012).
He performed in several shows like: N. Machiavelli’s La Mandragola, directed by Gianni Coluzzi (2007); Die Privilegierten, directed by Marco Maria Linzi, for Teatro della Contraddizione -2009 Premio Milano per il Teatro winner- (2011); Paolo Zenoni’s Non ti ricordi quel mese di aprile and L’anarchico Bresci; F. Durrenmat’s Una (disprezzata) sera d’autunno directed by Francesco leschiera.
He participated in several seminars, including those offered by Nandhan Chirco, Eugenio Allegri, Odin Teatret, Gigi Gherzi, Danio Manfredini, Jango Edwards, and the Roy Hart Theatre.
He runs theatre programs in schools and at Spazio Scimmie Nude in Milan.
Marco Olivieri started his acting education in 2000 at Milan-based Campo teatrale acting school; he studied with Lucia Vasini, Jango Edwards, Danio Manfredini, Gianluigi Gherzi, Peter Ercolano, Paolo Zenoni, Sara Mignolli, Ian Magilton (Roy Hart Theatre) and mostly with Gaddo Bagnoli. In 2004 he graduated at Quelli di Grock acting school in Milan and entered Scimmie Nude theatre company.
He performed in Gaddo Bagnoli’s production of W. Shakespeare’s Amleto (2004), Edward Bond’s Il mare (2005) and in Bagnoli’s own Pauraedesiderio (2008), Macchine (2009), Perversioni (2011), Antonin Artaud’s I Cenci (2011), Alieni (2012).
He also contributed to several productions which helped him build up a solid background (Un eroe italiano; Kathrine K. Taylor’s Destinatario sconosciuto, directed by Paolo Zenoni; Visita con imprevisto, written and directed by Paolo Zenoni; La sigaretta del presidente, written by Giorgio Galli and Paolo Zenoni and directed by Zenoni; Stringevamo quelle schede come lettere d’amore…, written by Giorgio Galli and Paolo Zenoni and directed by Zenoni; and Non ti ricordi quel mese di aprile, written and directed by Paolo Zenoni, Prove per una incoronazione directed by Paolo Zenoni, L’anarchico Bresci directed by Paolo Zenoni, La Mandragola directed by Gianni Coluzzi, Antonio Tarantino’s Stabat Mater directed by Simona Colombo, 2013).
Since 2010 he ‘s been working with Teatro della Contraddizione, he performed in Traum.Naturalia& Artificialia and Die Privilegierten (2009 Premio Milano per il Teatro winner), both directed by Marco Maria Linzi.
He also worked in several commercials and is an expert on in-house training and team building.
Since 2006 he has offered several readings (book presentations, exhibition openings and other cultural events) and theatre courses for elementary and middle school students; he is committed to providing early theatre experience with programs for kids and adults.
He conducts one of Spazio Scimmie Nude’s theatre labs in Milan since 2008.