(Italiano) Pacifica Artuso
Born in Matera, she lives in Rome
Degree in Literature, "La Sapienza" University, Rome (Department of Music and Theater)
Singing Diploma, Conservatorio di Musica, Latina
She studied Acting and diction, Clesis Arte, Rome
Theatrical biomechanics Workshop with Claudio Spadola, Theatre Cantiere, Rome.
She studied acting Technique of M. Chekhov with Francesca Tomassoni and with Lenard Petit, director Michael CheKhov Acting Studio in New York.
He worked as an actress, author, director, in several theaters and festivals, including:
Le donne di Verdi, monologue, written, interpreted and directed by P. Artuso, with Margherita Pace (soprano) and Marco D’Ottavio (piano), Le Sedie Theatre, Rome, 2019; Voci di donne, Porta Portese Theatre, directed by D. Scattina, Rome, 2018; Le donne nel melodramma, Tor Bella Monaca Theatre, Rome 2017, narrator and director; Leggero ma non troppo, author and director, with Beppe Barile, Arco del Sacramento, Benevento, 2015 (tribute to Cole Porter); Piramo and Tisbe by Henry James, directed by Fabrizio Lori, Comunale Theatre, Ladispoli, 2001: main role; La musica mi fa morire, directed by G. Romagnoli, Teatro dei Contrari, Rome, as a singer and author; Histoire du Soldat, Stravinsky, Conservatorio di Musica di Trento and Conservatorio Riva del Garda, as a narrator; Schiava d’amore, actress, singer and author, director Massimo Milazzo, Tordinona Theatre, Rome.
She worked in the Piccola Lirica Company, actress and singer, Flaiano Theatre, Rome 1999-2000: Vedova Allegra, Carmen, Traviata, director Rossana Siclari.
She collaborated as a writer and performer with Choir and Orchestra of Conservatorio Benevento: Il genio amato (Giuseppe Verdi told his women) Romano Theatre, Benevento 2015, Orchestra directed by Ivan Ciampa; Dalle tenebre alla luce, Benevento 2015, Choir and Orchestra directed by Francesco D’Ovidio; It’s Christmas, Choir and Orchestra directed by Luciano Fiore, Benevento, Foggia, Cerreto Sannita, 2016; Seduzioni Musicali, CNR, Roma, orchestra directed by G. Camerlingo, 2015; Le perle della lirica, Festival Citta spettacolo, orchestra directed by M. Petrolo, Benevento 2017; Tribute to Mogol, Arts Award (Premio delle Arti, Pop section) Orchestra directed by Gianluca Podio, Benevento, 2019.
Cinema and Television
She worked as an actress in La musica mi fa morire, short film: main role, directed by F. Lori, National Cultural Interest MIBAC; television broadcasts (Casa Vianello; Al posto tuo, RAI 2), small roles in fiction (Incantesimo 5, Un posto al sole); spot advertising.
Speaker for Documentaries broadcast on Geo & Geo, RAI 3.
Sono vita senza confini (CD): Narrator and singer, composer Damiano D’Ambrosio, for voice, harp, violin, cello, flute, percussion, 2003 Nobile Editions (MT)
She wrote articles, essays e books about History of Opera and History of Music: Antonio Ghislanzoni, non di solo Verdi, Eurarte editions, 2013; Monsieur Egidio Romualdo Duni, Arlem editions, Rome 1996 (presented at the Festival of Nations and TG3, RAI3)
She collaborated with the Biographical Dictionary of Italians (TRECCANI, Italian encyclopedia) and with magazines, including Cultura e Scuola, Musica e Dossier, Visum on line.
Author for RAI (ITALIAN RADIOTELEVISION) radio program Verso La Repubblica; RADIOTRE and Almanacco television broadcast, RAI; collaborator for RAI 2 (from 2006 to 2012 television broadcasts Italia sul due, Italia allo specchio, Pomeriggio sul 2 , Parliamone in famiglia)
She is also a presenter of cultural events and concerts.