Margherita Di Rauso

Margherita Di Rauso


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Margherita Di Rauso was born in Capua, near Naples, and got her degree at Piccolo Teatro di Milano Academy directed by Giorgio Strehler in 1993. Since then she has always been working as an actress.
She is a versatile artist who comfortably plays comic and tragic roles alike and she is a singer (mezzo-soprano), too. As a very young actress, she won the Hystrio Award and the Wanda Capodaglio Award.

She was a finalist as best supporting actress in the Premio Olimpici del teatro 2009 in The Good Person of Szechwan by Brecht, and in Le maschere del teatro Award 2012 in The Threepenny Opera by Brecht.
She has recently got a nomination as Best Leading Actress at the Le Maschere del Teatro Italiano Award 2014, for the show Week End.
She worked with some of the most famous Italian actors and directors such as Michele Placido, Mariangela Melato and Tony Servillo. Her classic repertoire includes Shakespeare, Brecht, Chekhov, Goldoni and De Filippo.
She performed in the best German theatres, such as at the Burgtheater Wien, directed by Karin Beier and with the International Shakespearian Company. She started recently to produce her own shows specifically on contemporary theatre such as: Week End by Annibale Ruccello; Itagliani by Antonella Cilento. Theatre credits include: Carlo Goldoni's Arlecchino Servant of two Masters, directed by Giorgio Strehler; Eduardo De Filippo's Dangerously, directed by Andrée Ruth Shammah; Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist; Luigi Pirandello's Tonight We Improvise, directed by Karin Beier; Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Michele Placido and Richard III, directed by Massimo Ranieri; John Barrow's Infinites, directed by Luca Ronconi and Harold Pinter's The Lover, directed by Andrée Ruth Shammah. Film credits include: To Rome with Love, directed by Woody Allen (as supporting actress); My best enemy, directed by Wolfgang Murnberger which was presented at the Berlinale 2011.