The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Lah

My main work is communicating art and culture through technologies and visual; then, I’m a journalist specialized in stories about memories and I teach and perform improv theatre. I think I can be defined as a storyteller, using different processes and instruments. I live in Vimercate, a city near Milan, Italy.

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The use of creativity and liberty to change

What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being fullfilled with myself and the others

What is my greatest fear? Loss

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Laziness

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Studio Azzurro team, Patti Stiles, Marco Paolini

What is my greatest extravagance? Being normal

On what occasion would I lie? When asked if something is forever

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Clients not trusting your creativity and professionalism

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? So many times… working with dogs in a school for the project tiaffidofido.org, inaugurating the multimedial expo of cupola antonelliana in Novara, at the debut of MOBY451, in Edinburgh Fringe performing in Shhhh.

If I could, what would I change about myself? I wouldn’t use glasses

What is my greatest achievement in work? Being able to give money to people who work for me

Where would I most like to live? I don’t care about where I live, my hometown is ok, I just need to be a nomad, travelling and moving quite often.

What is my most treasured possession? I see objects as instruments, I do not care about them.

What is my most marked characteristic? Empathy, tenacity

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? the garden of my parents’ house

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Ti Amo cafè

What books influenced my life and how? Narciso e Boccadoro by Herman Hesse for the vision of life, Jorge Amado’s books for the love for life.

Who are my favorite writers? This depends on the period of life. I loved Marcella Serrano and Jorge Amado.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? The Cranberries

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Sherlock Holmes

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Aung san su ki

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Moulin Rouge

What role plays art in my life and work? It is the air I breathe

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My partner in life.

Whom would I like to work with in 2017? Dramatrà

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017? New beautiful people with whom I can grow and learn

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on? A new training project using improv theatre

Where can you see me or my work in 2017?
On www.officinafrida.it and www.associazionemuse.it

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? My present and I hope my future

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Martina Pavone, Patti Stiles, Paola Bazzoni

How can you contact me
write me @ elenalaconlacca@gmail.com, you can find me on facebook,
linkedin and instagram

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