Claudia Donzelli graduated in Foreign Languages and Literatures at the State University in Milan (Università degli Studi, 2002), with a thesis in History of the English Theatre on director Katie Mitchell.
She studied acting with Tatiana Olear of St. Petersburg’s Malij Drama Teatr, and in workshops by open competition of the Biennale di Venezia with Thomas Ostermeier of Berlin Schaubühne and with Simon Stephens, of the National Academy of Dramatic Art Silvio D’Amico, of the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, and of Mario Martone with whom she worked among others.
She published the following studies about theatre and performance:
National Theatre – “Il Gabbiano” di Katie Mitchell e Martin Crimp (N.T.-“The Seagull” by K.M. and M.C.), in “Ariel”, 2, Bulzoni ed., 2008, pp. 39-58, winner of the Prize for Poetry and Literature “Nuove Lettere” of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Naples;
Katie Mitchell: un Teatro con delle Responsabilità (K.M.: a Theatre with Responsibilities), in “Tess”, 4, CUEM bookshops, Università degli Studi, Milan, 2004, pp. 141-170.
In 2014 she started to present some moments of study of a project of hers about “the betrayed generation” and forced cohabitation, then opening the question to living together in its manifold aspects, at: IX European Independent Film Festival (Paris, 2014), Festival Inventaria (Rome, 2014), IT Festival and Open IT residencies programme (Expo in Città, Milan, 2015), Arts’R’Public (international project for Arts in Public Spaces co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme, 2016), HORS Festival (MTM Teatro Litta, Milan, 2017), Festival InDivenire (Rome, 2017).

Further information and material can be found in the “projects” and “performing” pages. Please note this site has a layout for pc.

showreel: http://youtu.be/7Skbp6auHr8

contacts: info@claudiadonzelli.com
               claudia.donzelli@yahoo.com
               Italian agent: Bonelli Consulting
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Claudia Donzelli

News: July 2019 – in Tomi Janežič’s workshop “Principles in
             Acting” – Napoli Teatro Festival – Palazzo Fondi, Naples

             Apr. 2019 – staging Rossini’s project – Teatro Manzoni,
             Monza (Milan) – see dedicated page

             Jan. 2019 – new photos by M. Norberth are online
             in the “book” page

 

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