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 is currently based between Milan and Paris.

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 site-specific 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), Telenovela (with CTT, 2022) M.A.P. (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, Belgium, Taiwan. He has been selected as a member  of the INSITU network, and the Crossing the Sea network.

He was a supporting actor in the full length movie “Perfetta Illusione” directed by Pappi Corsicato in 2022.


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 M.A.P.

Spoken languages:

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


2017-19: 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.)

2011-16: Bachelor of Arts - Humanities Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

2011-14: Piccolo Teatro di Milano acting school , Italy (with Luca Ronconi, Maria Consagra, Michele Abbondanza, etc.)

Other Training:

2022: workshop with Mariano Pensotti in Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Italy
2020: MOOC Create In Public Space, by FAI-AR
2019-20: 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
2013-14: dance classes with Ariella Vidach, Milano, Italy