Marta Cuscunà

1982 – ...

Born in Monfalcone, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, she studied at the Prima del Teatro: Scuola Europea per l'arte dell'attore, where she met key figures in her education: the playwright José Sanchis Sinisterra, with whom she studied dramatic composition, and the Catalan director Joan Baixas, who introduced her to the language of visual theater. In 2006, she played in Merma Never Dies, a recreation of the show Mori El Merma (1978, by Joan Baixas and Joan Miró), for its revival at the Tate Modern Gallery in London. In 2007, she collaborated with the actress Giuliana Musso. In 2009, she began her independent artistic career. With her first show, È bello vivere liberi! she won the Premio Scenario per Ustica 2009 and in 2010 she was a finalist for the Premio Ubu in the category best actress under 30. In 2019, three texts of her shows were published: È bello vivere liberi!, La semplicità ingannata and Sorry, boys (Forum ed.). In 2021, she was appointed associate artist at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.