Performer, playwright, director, dancer and illustrator, Federica Rosellini (Treviso, 1989), after having studied singing and violin, graduated from the Piccolo School under the direction of Luca Ronconi. She has been directed, among others, by Luca Ronconi, Antonio Latella, Andrea de Rosa, and Gerard Watkins. She has won the Hystrio Award for Vocation, the Ubu Best Actress Under 35 Award, the Hystrio Mariangela Melato Award and the Virginia Reiter Best Actress Under 35 Award. In 2015, together with Francesca Manieri, she founded the company Ariel dei Merli. In 2017 she took the lead role in the film Dove cadono le ombre
, directed by Valentina Pedicini, for which she won the Nuovo Imaie Talent Award as emergent actress at the 74th Venice Festival of Cinema. In 2021 she performed in the lead role in Hamlet
by Antonio Latella, produced by the Piccolo and re-staged during the 2022/23 season, she directed Ivan e i cani
by Hattie Naylor, and published her first book, Carne Blu
(Giulio Perrone Editore), which she also illustrated. The book served as the basis for the play of the same name presented during the 2021/22 season, her first time directing for the Piccolo.