Emanuele Sinisi


Emanuele Sinisi
Photographer: Emanuele Sinisi
Set designer
After graduating from the School of Art Pino Pascali in Bari, he moves to Rome in order to continue his studies. He enroll at the First School of Architecture “Ludovico Quaroni”, where in 2009 he receives his degree in Set Design-Exhibition Design-Interior Design summa cum laude. While in Rome, he continues to pursue his artistic activities, especially painting, and participates in national competitions of graphics and painting. After an internship at the Scenography Labs of Foundation Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, he continues his studies in digital arts, interaction design and multimedia, acquiring specific competencies in the field of Information and communication technology. Since 2010 he combines the work as assistant designer to the stage managing, acquiring overall skills of the stage. He has worked with set designers such as Josef Frommwieser, Mauro Carosi, Hugo Gargiulo, Tommaso Lagattolla, Lorenzo Cutuli, Dario Gessati, Marco Calzavara and directors such as Cesare Lievi, Arturo Cirillo, Andrea Cigni, Elena Barbalich, Alfonso Antoniozzi, Christian Angeli, Roberto Catalano, Lorenzo Mucci and Danilo Rubeca. In 2014 he participated as assistant production designer for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games of Russia. He is the set designer of Il Dittico (Pierrot Lunaire-Gianni Schicchi) directed by Roberto Catalano and staged in Chiusi within the Festival Orizzonti and Nabucco at the Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona directed by Andrea Cigni. With the sets of Simon Boccanegra he opens the opera season 2015/2016 at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa. In 2015 he teaches Scenic Design at the Fine School of Arts in Venice. Still in Pisa he is the designer of Il Trittico (Sancta Susanna by P. Hindemith and Suor Angelica-Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini) and Il cappella di paglia di Firenze both directed by Lorenzo Maria Mucci. He currently lives in Turin where he teaches Scenic Design at the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti.