Monica Manganelli

Monica Manganelli

Born in Parma (1977) is a scenographer-set/ stage designer, visual artist and vfx-art director. productions since 2001 to 2011 in the Lyric Opera House in Italy and Europe: Theatre Marijnski- St. Petersburg, Theatre Regio Turin, Theatre la Fenice –Venice Theatre Comunale Bologna, Operà Royal de Wallonie, Theatre Comunale Piacenza, Rome Opera House, with Directors Luca Ronconi, Davide Livermore, Walter Le Moli, Rosetta Cucchi, Alfonso Antoniozzi. Then she moved to work into Movie Production and begin to collaborate on different projects (commercial spot, movies, animation short) for creating virtual set design and look, where she put together both vfx and art departmental skills. One of her past important work for a production movie has been Cloud Atlas by Wachowski Brothers at the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin. She signed at the Beijing Music Festival (2013) the Virtual multimedia Set Design on some Lyric Opera for the Verdi’s Festival celebration ( Traviata, Rigoletto, Trovatore and Opening Ceremony). She also collaborated as Scenographer for fashion show (Paris, New York, Milan, 2012-2013) with Villa Eugenie (Bruxelles) and Sivestrin (Milan) . Credits: Dior, Y3, Condenast-Vogue, Borbonese, Meissen. Last year she collaborated with Event Creative Director Marco Balich and his creative team for event show like OPERA ON ICE at the Arena of Verona.
Now she is focusing on projects regarding creative and artistic direction in cinema, lyric opera house and fashion & event show. She sign as director her first short animation movie: The BALLAD of HOMELESS ( La Ballata dei SenzaTetto – 2015) with the co-production of EmiliaRomagna Film Commission.
Also she is preparing the scenography-stage design for 5 Lyric Opera for the next Opening season 2015-2016 for the CARLO FELICE OPERA HOUSE GENOVA: Roberto Devereux, Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda by G. Donizetti, Il Turco in Italia for Como Opera House-Aslico, AIDA in Perugia for Morlacchi Opera House.

Ballad of the Homeless (2015)