Magdalena Barile lives in Milan where she works as theatre and TV playwright. She writes plays for various companies including Animanera (Milano), Accademia degli Artefatti (Rome), Attodue/Murmuris (Florence), Charioteer Theatre (Scotland). Her works include: : One Day (2010), Lait (2011), Piccoli Pezzi, poco complessi (2011), Senza Famiglia (2012), Piombo (2013), Un altro Amleto (2013), La Moda e la Morte (2014) Il Migliore dei mondi possibili, inspired by Voltaire's Candide (2015), Raffiche (2016), Il divorzio, a theatrical adaptation of Divorzio all'italiana by Pietro Germi (2016), Rosa Conchiglia, Anaïs Nin e i giorni del porno (2017), Cosa Beveva Janis Joplin (2018), Api Regine, commedia fantascientifica sull'eliminazione del maschio (2018). Some of her texts have been translated into English, French, German, Swedish and Russian. With the play Lait (Light Killer) she made her debut at 2014 Edinburgh's Fringe Festival, then staged at Piccolo Teatro di Milano. She collaborates as author and scriptwriter with RSI (Swissh Italian TV) and wrote the scripts of many Italian programs such as Albero Azzurro, Camera Cafè, Bye Bye Cindarella. She teaches Dramaturgy at Civica Scuola of theatre Paolo Grassi in Milan and at the Belleville School; she also teaches Playwriting at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design).
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