Rosa Filardi teaches Italian Language, and Theater at John Cabot University. She previously taught at the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College in the United States. At JCU, she is one of the founders and organizers of the InVerse poetry festival. She worked as theater actress for several years, in radio drama series for RAI television, and in dubbing companies.
Author of short stories and theatrical works, some of her theater plays, co-authored with Monica Mioli are collected in the book: Vieni avanti che non ci son dei sassi, (Pendragon, Bologna 2006). She was a finalist for the Premio Fersen for dramaturgy, 4th edition 2008, with her monologue Volo Verticale, published by Editoria & Spettacolo (Rome, 2009). In 2021 she published a theatrical trilogy: Volo Verticale-Scarti-Alba Liquida with Macabor, Francavilla Marittima (CS). In 2022 she published a collection of short stories: Inquietudini, also with Macabor.
She is a professional (APID®) DanceMovementTherapist and her recent studies and research focus on art as therapy, particularly in theater, dance, and creative writing. She has been collaborating with the Compagnia della Mia Misura, an integrated Dance-Theatre group, a project of social inclusion through art and dance.
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