Born and raised in Italy, Anna graduated in Interior Design before completing a Masters in Theatre Studies in Venice. She won a university grant to be spent abroad where she met award-winning designer Paul Brown, under whose guidance she undertook a training across various opera theatres in Europe.
Upcoming projects include set and costume design of Dialogues des Carmelites for RNCM with award winning director Orpha Phelan and Don Giovanni at Opera di Roma directed by Graham Vick. Anna has been working as an associate designer to Madeleine Boyd and Stuart Nunn on a number of international productions in the major opera theatres of the world, Teatro La Scala, Royal Opera House, Opera di Roma, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lithuanian Opera Theatre and many others.
She is the winner of the first prize of Fondazione Teatro Donizetti with “Don Gaetano - a speed date with” a site specific immersive opera/performance written and directed by Davide Marranchelli.
Her recent credits as a designer include Don Gaetano (Festival Teatro Donizetti, Italy) La Tragédie de Carmen (Pop Up Opera, London) La Traviata (Hampstead Garden Opera, London) Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Les Azuriales Opera, Nice) Don Giovanni (HeadFirst Productions, London) Vanara - the musical (London) Tallis and the Tides of Love (Ora Singers, London) Falstaff (Les Azuriales Opera, Nice) Love on the Dole (Arts Space, London) King Lear and The Love Shack (Technis Theatre, London) and La chiave dell'ascensore (Teatro Sociale di Como, Italy).
Anna has worked as a Production Designer for the 2017 concerts of Ora Singers - a choir ensemble committed to producing the best of choral music conducted by Suzi Digby and supported by Stephen Fry (currently President of Ora Singers). She designed the launch concert at the Cutty Sark Museum in 2017, the Christmas concerts at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea and St. Mary-le-Bow Church in Cheapside as well as the 'Renaissance' tour in February 2018.
Anna has worked extensively as Assistant Designer and Associate on numerous opera productions, including: Die Tote Stadt (Teatro La Scala, Italy) Mamzer/Bastard (Royal Opera House, Hackney Empire, London) Idomeneo (Lithuanian Opera Theatre)The Magic Flute (Central City Opera, Colorado USA) A quiet place (Opera Zuid, Maastricht) winner of Best Opera in the Netherlands in 2018, Histoire Du Soldat (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Italy) Falstaff (Teatro Regio di Parma, Italy) Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (Goteborg Opera, Sweden) Margherita D'Anjou (Festival della Valle d'Itria, Italy) Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Italy) Albert Herring (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Italy) Don Giovanni (Teatro Sociale di Como, Italy) Otello (Zurich Opernhaus, Switzerland).
Musicals and theatre assisting credits include: West Side Story (NYMT production, Manchester) The Divided Laing (Arcola Theatre, London).
Full CV and references available upon request.