The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Denti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To Act makes me feel good, happy, I love sharing my point of view with others, and discover the human soul

What is my idea of perfect happiness? To travel around the world with my family, without thinking about money, learning different languages and knowing different cultures, and of course, playing in different countries

What is my greatest fear? to loose my children

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I’m very impulsive but i repent a second afterward

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Marta Cuscunnà, she is a big artist who does her profession with love and professionalism.

What is my greatest extravagance? I often speak alone, and I fly with my mind in other places when I’m with other persons. Maybe this is not the greatest extravagance …but the greatest one is for a few close friends.

On what occasion would I lie? When I need to stay alone and i don’t feel like doing something with someone. I lie to be kind and decline the invitation.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Instability

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I was in Roma when me and my friends won an important prize with a theatrical show made by ourselves that permitted us to do our work in a good way, paid and supported by an important theatre.

If I could, what would I change about myself? my ugly hair, my slow metabolism.

What is my greatest achievement in work? Living and doing my profession, to be appreciated and working more

Where would I most like to live? I’ve changed a lot of cities because of my studies and my profession, now I feel peaceful in this city, but if I have to dream I would live in Lisbon

What is my most treasured possession? My memories and my children

What is my most marked characteristic? sincerity

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I find inspiration when I run on the bank

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Antonino Cannavacciulo bistrot

What books influenced my life and how? “L’incredibile storia di Lavinia” by Bianca Pitzorno, she made me discovered the passion for books, she showed me how to liberate my fantasy and she brings me in wonderful undiscovered worlds

Who are my favorite writers? Murakami Aruki, J.K.Rowling, Nicolò Ammaniti, Margareth Mazzantini, Elena Ferrante, Bianca Pitzorno, Chandra Livia Candiani, Samuel Beckett…

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

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I always would be like Simon in “La stella della Senna”, or like “Occhi di gatto”, three strong but kind thieves…I always would be a cartoon…

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? I admire the tenacity and spirit of self-sacrifice of athletes

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? grease, the rocky horror picture show, Il postino, Trainspotting, Rashomon, Giulietta degli spiriti,
I can’t say only one…I could go on forever…

What role plays art in my life and work? Art is food for the soul, It’s necessary for not to die.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My best friend Roberta and my love Antonino

Whom would I like to work with in 2017? With my friend and colleague Pietro, with Marco, Sophie, Carlotta, Martina…with all my friends and colleagues that share with me passion and dedication to theatre.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017? Peter Brook, Neckrosius, Agnes Limbos, Nicole Krenbergher, Paolo Antonio Simioni, Ariane Mnouchkine. I would learn again from them.

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on? I’m working about the theme of solitude, I’m creating a monologue. I’m working on a project about trafficking and prostitution, And I’m working on a project about the History of Theatre telling to the children “I wanna be an Actreeesss!!”: a short cartoon that speaks about the History of Theatre throughout the adventure of a little girl called Mayte

Where can you see me or my work in 2017?
26/11/2017 ore 16:00 “i won’t eat” Teatro Verdi, Cassolnovo, PV
15/16 marzo 2018 , matineè “i won’t eat” Teatrino Civico, Chivasso, TO
Here you can see the first episode of “I wanna be an actreesss!” :

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? I think to have a passion save your life, because passion never retires and you have a big purpose
to live. Passion is salvation.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Carlotta Origoni, great director and designer. Flavia Tromboni , university researcher, now working in usa both of them left Italy to find their future.

How can you contact me?
this is my own mail :
at this site you can see something about my profession:


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