Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli
Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli debuted as a director in 2004 with Chekov’s Three Sisters. In 2006, she wrote and directed La casa d’argilla (Parma-TeatroDue, finalist for the Scenario Award). In 2007, she wrote and directed Il Libro delle Domande (Festival Garofano Verde, Rome) and directed La Bella Dormente nel Bosco by Ottorino Respighi (Teatro Rendano, Cosenza). In 2008, she directed Brecht’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Rome, Teatro Vascello; Cairo International Festival of Experimental Theatre, restaged for Napoli Theater Festival in 2010) and wrote and directed Foto di gruppo in un interno (ZTL 2009/Romaeuropa Festival). In 2011, she co-founded the lacasadargilla theater company. In 2011, she directed Fassbinder’s Katzelmacher, selected at the Moscow Stanislavskj Festival and Jakob von Gunten, presented at the Festival Inequilibrio/Armunia in Castiglioncello and in Teatro India in Rome. In 2012, she directed Wake up! Bagliori della primavera araba (Rome, Teatro Argentina) and in 2013 Ciò che resta del fuoco (Rome, Teatro Argentina). In 2014, she directed the radio drama, The Testament of This Day by Edward Bond that aired on Radio3. In December 2015, she directed the Italian premiere of Lear by Edward Bond at the Teatro India in Rome. The play was restaged in 2017 at the Teatro India in Rome and the Teatro dell’Elfo in Milan, starring Elio De Capitani as Lear. In 2016, she co-directed Othello with Elio De Capitani (Teatro dell’Elfo, Milan). In 2016, she directed the radio drama Ivan and the Dogs starring Milutin Dapcevic (broadcast on Radio3 Festival). In 2017, she debuted Les Adieux! Parole salvate dalle fiamme: Un melologo per il nuovo millennio at Romaeuropa Festival. The play went on to TeatroDue in Parma and was broadcast on Radio3 Festival. In 2019, she directed When the Rain Stops Falling by dramatist Andrew Bovell, produced by Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione, Teatro di Roma, and TeatroDue in Parma with the support of the Australian Embassy.