Category: THE STAGE OF LIFE

SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION

November 20, 2017

Be the change you want to see in the world. – Gandhi – When I was in 4th grade I was assigned the role of Marie Antoinette in a school recital about the French Revolution. Although I was one of the main characters I couldn’t really sympathize with her. Instead, I would for the revolutionaries…

THE BLACK SHEEP

November 13, 2017

They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same. – KURT COBAIN – What kind of sheep are you in the flock? Are you the white sheep that follow blindly the trends imposed by media or are you the black sheep that stands out from the mass? I’ve…

ONE OUT OF 7 BILLIONS

November 6, 2017

Have you ever been to the Observatory? If you haven’t, I encourage you to go. The Griffith Park Observatory in Hollywood is my favorite. I usually go there after a good hike,  you get to enjoy a fantastic view of the city from the top of the hills and then can visit the exhibition for…

TRAVELING ADDICTION

October 30, 2017

Traveling is my drug. I’ve traveled to something like 32 different countries and 179 different cities so far and each one of them has given me unforgettable memories. I Love every aspect of a journey, from packing my suitcase to boarding a flight, jumping on a train, sailing on a boat and exploring landscapes, facing…

LIVING THE DREAM

October 23, 2017

Films have always been one of my greatest passions, I have watched thousands of them. There was a cinematheque in Milan at the “Spazio Oberdan” that would project old movies and organize film festivals. I’d go there 3 to 4 times a week and sometimes spend the whole day there. One day I went in…

THE GREATEST GIFT

October 16, 2017

After many years in the Fashion world, I had come to a point where I felt that I needed a change. Theater reconnected me to a higher truth and triggered in my head questions like: “Who am I? What am I doing? Is this really the Life I want?”.  At that time I couldn’t consciously…

THE THEATER DAYS

October 9, 2017

One day, during a summer holiday I was entertaining some friends with skits and jokes and a dear friend of mine told me “I think you should consider Acting”. I replied that I just loved telling stories, inspiring people and making them laugh. He insisted “Then why don’t you do it through Acting?” I didn’t…

THE FASHION WORLD

October 2, 2017

In 2003 I graduated in Fashion and Costume Design from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan. For my final exam, I created a women’s collection inspired by Yves Saint Laurent. I introduced my book with this quote: “This collection was born from the desire to give a woman a dress and the freedom to…

BABY STEPS

September 25, 2017

I graduated from a French high school in 1997.  My dad was not around in those days and I was living with my Mom and my grandma. My family from my mom’s side is from the south of Italy. They are very conservative and extremely religious. They were against me becoming an Artist, they thought…

THE OUTSIDER

September 18, 2017

My parents got separated when I was 9 months. I’ve never experienced the idea of a traditional family made up of a Mom, a Dad and brothers, and sisters.  My dad had 3 other kids with two other different women and although I’ve always loved my step-siblings, we grew up apart, had very different lives…