Born in 1992 in Italy, Ruggero Franceschini studied acting in Piccolo Teatro di Milano School, directed by Luca Ronconi (2011-2014), and Humanities in University of Milan (2011 - 2016).

He has worked as an actor in Piccolo Teatro di Milano (with directors Luca Ronconi, Declan Donnellan, Giorgio Sangati, Federico Tiezzi), CSS Teatro del FVG (with Alessandro Marinuzzi), Slowmachine Belluno (with Rajeev Badhan), among others.

Meanwhile, he co-founded Eunemesi Art Company, with whom he created theatre pieces such as Melancholia I (,2014) and Il figlio soffre (2015). He also started a personal artistic practice, resulting in performances such as Panopticon (2016).

Between 2017 and 2019, Ruggero Franceschini attended the Master of Arts in Performance Design and Practice in Central Saint Martins, London, UK, and, he co-created and performed in  site-specific and participatory performance Athina to 3 (2018), Crowd Control (2018), Padua Silk Road (2018), Clarissa (2019)

After graduation in 2019, he created  The Monuments of Paese (2019), Anthology of Superfluous Activities (with Eunemesi, 2019), Strange is the Loop (with Momentum, 2020) Users’ Guide for Planet Earth (with LUIT, in progress) and L.P. Blackstrike (in progress).  Since 2021 he is part of the artistic direction of GIOIOSAETAMOROSA, contemporary theatre festival in Treviso (Italy) funded by Comune di Treviso and Teatro Stabile del Veneto.

He continues to collaborate as associate artist with companies such as Eunemesi (Italy), LUIT (France), Momentum (Austria) and Switchoffthelight (China), and his work has been already presented in Italy, Poland, UK, Greece, Austria, Denmark, France, Taiwan.

He is also a skateboarder and a singer.


2014: finalist at Lidia Petroni award with Eunemesi for Melancholia I
2016: finalist at Squeeze It award for Panopticon
2020: winner of MovinUp! with Eunemesi for Anthology of Superfluous Activities
2021: winner of V_AIR award with LUIT for Users’ Guide for Planet Earth
2021: shortlisted at Venice Theatre Biennale for directors U35 with L.P. Blackstrike

Spoken languages:

Italian, mothertongue, English, C2 (CAE certificate), French, B2, German, B1, Polish, B1


2017-2019 Master of Arts - Performance Design and Practice, Central Saint Martins, London, UK (with Michael Spencer, Pete Brooks, Imitating the Dog, Forced Entertainment, Gerry Pilgrim etc.)

2011-2016 Bachelor of Arts - Humanities Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

2011-2014 Acting School Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Italy (with Luca Ronconi, Maria Consagra, Michele Abbondanza, etc.)

Other Training:

2020 MOOC Create In Public Space, by FAI-AR

2019 – 2020 workshop with Sonia Antinori, Enzo Cosimi, Fausto Paravidino, in IDRA, Brescia, Italy

2019 workshop with Frosini / Timpano in PimOff, Milano, Italy

2019 workshop with Gigi Dall’Aglio in Teatro Stabile del Veneto, Venezia, Italy

2018 workshop with Declan Donnellan in London, UK

2016 workshop with Ludovic Lagarde in Comédie de Reims, Reims, France.

2015 masterclass in Centro Teatrale Santacristina (with Fausto Russo Alesi, Alessio Maria Romano, Manuela Mandracchia etc.), Italy

2014 workshop with Falk Richter and Nir De Volff, Biennale Teatro, Venezia, Italy

2014 workshop with Attila Vidnyansky and Viktor Ryzhakov, Kaposvar, Hungary

2013-2014 dance classes with Ariella Vidach, Milano, Italy