Curriculum

Aurora Maria EGIDIO Curriculum

Aurora Egidio is Associate Professor in Performing Arts. The focus of her research is Russian avant-garde, the relationship between the Russian and Italian scene, and the history and theory of acting between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Author of the monograph "Aleksandr Tairov e il Kamernyj teatr di Mosca 1907-1922" (Bulzoni, 2005), she published essays on the Italian tour of the Kamerny Theatre "Okno v buduščee. Aleksandr Tairov i stanovlenie ital'janskoj režissury" (Mosca, GII, 2016) and on the influence of dance in the Tairovian theatre («Arti dello spettacolo/Performing Arts», 2018). Her publications include essays dedicated to Eleonora Duse ("Il Castello di Elsinore", No. 34, 1999), to Michail Shchepkin (actingarchives.it, 2011 e 2017), to Italian and Russian futurism (The Collision of Italian and Russian Futurism. Marinetti’s Visit to Russia, Exeter, 2012).

In 2015 she received an award from the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage for her translation of the Russian version of "Dibbuk" (Centro di Studi Ebraici, 2012).

She is member of the editorial board of "Acting Archives Review. Rivista di studi sull’attore e la recitazione" (https://www.actingarchives.it/)