Ruggero Franceschini

Urban & Street Art
Nazione di nascita


Born in 1992 in Italy, Ruggero Franceschini studied acting in Piccolo Teatro di Milano School, directed by Luca Ronconi (2011-2014), and Humanities in University of Milan (2011 - 2016). He is currently based between Milan and Paris.

He has worked as an actor in Piccolo Teatro di Milano (with directors Luca Ronconi, Declan Donnellan, Giorgio Sangati, Federico Tiezzi), CSS Teatro del FVG (with Alessandro Marinuzzi), Slowmachine Belluno (with Rajeev Badhan), Teatro Franco Parenti Milano (Francesca Merli), ZonaK Milano (Hannah Hurtzig, Emilie Rousset) among others.

Meanwhile, he co-founded eunemesi, a collective who created theatre performances such as Melancholia I (2014) and Il figlio soffre (2015). He also started a personal artistic practice.

Between 2017 and 2019, Ruggero Franceschini attended the Master of Arts in Performance Design and Practice in Central Saint Martins, London, UK, and he co-created and performed in site specific performance Athina to 3 (Greece 2018) and Clarissa (UK 2019).

After graduation in 2019, he created The Monuments of Paese (Italy 2019), Anthology of Superfluous Activities (Italy, Taiwan, China 2019 - in progress, with Ray-Pei Yu and Anqi Zhao),Telenovela (co-created with Francesca Merli and Davide Strava, Italy 2022) M.A.P. (co-created with Zelda Soussan, France, Italy, Belgium 2021-2023), Walkabout (Italy 2022-2023), L.P. Blackstrike (Italy 2021). He also contributed to Strange is the Loop (directed by Alberto Franceschini, Austria 2020), and Biblioteca Umana dello Spettatore (directed by Francesca Merli, Italy 2023).  Since 2021 he is part of the artistic direction of GEA, contemporary theatre festival in Treviso (Italy) funded by Comune di Treviso and Teatro Stabile del Veneto, which has reached its third edition in 2023.

He continues to collaborate as director and performer with companies such as MALTE (Italy), LUIT (France), Momentum (Austria) and Switchoffthelight (China), and his work has been already presented in Italy, France, Belgium, Austria, Poland, UK, Greece, Denmark, China and Taiwan. In 2020 he has been selected as a member of the INSITU network, and in 2021 of the Crossing the Sea network.

He is a supporting actor in the full length movie “Perfetta Illusione” directed by Pappi Corsicato (Italy 2022), produced by Mompracem film.


2014: finalist at Lidia Petroni award with Eunemesi for Melancholia I 2016: finalist at Squeeze It award for Panopticon 2020: winner of MovinUp! with eunemesi for Anthology of Superfluous Activities 2021: winner of V_AIR award with LUIT for M.A.P.