Andrea Argentieri is an actor and assistant director based in Bologna. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Bologna, where he got graduated in visual and performing arts. He continued his postgraduate work at Royal Holloway, University of London, graduate in Documentary by practice.
In 2015 he was admitted to the famous academy of dramatic arts Galante Garrone of Bologna, where he trained as an actor. In 2018 he debuted as Primo Levi in the performance Se Questo è Levi, by "Fanny & Alexander" and directed by Luigi De Angelis. In 2019 the show won two awards: "Best project" and for his interpretation Argentieri got he award as "Best actor of Italy under 35".
He works assiduously as an actor in many shows with different realities of the contemporary theatre such as "Menoventi", "Teatro delle Albe", "Gob Squad", "ERT (Emilia Romagna Teatro)" and "Fanny & Alexander".
The work of mimesis on character is often a key point in his performances, he recently debuted in the show Manson by "Fanny & Alexander", in which he plays the role of Charles Manson.
He has collaborated since 2016 with De Angelis as an assistant director and videographer for theatre and opera projects: Orfeo nel Metrò, music by Monteverdi (original production Muziektheater Transparant, Antwerp, 2017, new production Teatro Comunale A. Ponchielli for the Monteverdi Festival Cremona); other credits with De Angelis include Rameau's Les Indes Galantes (Muziektheater Transparant production, Antwerp, August 2018) as well as another production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo for the Muziektheater Transparant. In 2021 L'Isola Disabitata by Josef Hyden at Teatro Alighieri of Ravenna and with a new cast at Opéra Bastille of Paris and Opéra de Dijon.
In 2022 Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria by Claudio Monteverdi, at Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona and in the same year he collaborate as assistant director at the production Lohengrin by Richard Wagner, at Teatro Comunale of Bologna. In this opera he also played the role of Richard Wagner.
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