Facilitator & mentor

The Festival Academy is delighted to announce that Roy Luxford - Programme Director Edinburgh International Festival – UK - will facilitate Module III of the Festival Production Management Training 2018. 

Find out more about who Rox Luxford is here


Roberto Naccari - General Manager Santarcangelo Festival (Italy) & Han Van Poucke - Head of Production Holland Festival (The Netherlands) will use their expertise and experiences to guide the participants during the 3 days training. 

Find out more about Roberto Naccari and Han Van Poucke.

Guests speakers

Throughout the three days in Santarcangelo, Italy, the participants of the Module III of the Production Management Training will have the pleasure to meet and exchange with guest speakers: 

Italian Guest speakers

·         Matteo Angius, Producer Short Theatre (Roma)

·         Franco Belletti, Consultant European Programmes & office administration Ravenna Festival

·         Lisa Gilardino, Artistic Director Santarcangelo Festival

·         Franco Masotti, Artistic Director Ravenna Festival

·         Eva Neklyaeva, Artistic Director Santarcangelo Festival

·         Marcella Nonni, Director Teatro delle Albe (Ravenna)

·         Alice Parma, Mayor of Santarcangelo city and President Santarcangelo dei Teatri Association

·         Enrico Partisani, Artistic Director ‘Artisti in Piazza Festival’ (Pennabilli)

·         Valentina Tibaldi, Responsable for the Residency Project Lavanderia a Vapore & International relationships (Torino)

·         Francesca Venturi, Producer Teatro delle Albe (Ravenna)


·         Enrico Casagrande & Daniela Nicolo, founders Motus Company

·         Marco D’Agostin, performer and choreographe

·         Mutonia / Mutoid Waste Company