Valerio was born in Spoleto, city of the "Festival of the Two Worlds" where he began his professional career and develop a passion for light in all forms and expressions. Today Valerio has to his credit multiple experiences from Opera, Play, Ballet, Fashion & Architectural and a prolific collaboration with Musical productions in Italy and Worldwide.
In 2010 his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, for the ballet "Immemoria" and in 2014 his Broadway debut with the Italian production of "Rugantino".
His is also the light design of the Musical "Dirty Dancing" and “Ghost” in the West End, UK and International Tour, Mexico and Australia.

Opera: Samson et Dalila, Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro San Carlo - Napoli) I Due Foscari, Ariadne auf Naxos (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino) Hamlet (Opera Saint Etienne),Fidelio (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino) Orfeo e Euridice, Fille du Reggiment (Teatro Lirico di Cagliari), La Fanciulla del West (Korea National Opera), Elisir D’Amore, Cenerentola, Flauto Magico, Barbiere di Siviglia all for Kids(Teatro alla Scala) Don Carlo (St.Gallen,), Andrea Chenier, (Italia, Toulon) Lucia di Lammermoor (Tenerife, Oviedo) Nabucco (TeatroMassimo di Palermo), Idomeneo (Copenaghen), Le Malentendu (Sferisterio Opera Festival), Il Viaggio a Reims (Reims, Toulouse, Avignone, Marseille), Il Farnace (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino) Norma (Teatro Verdi di Sassari),

Musical:Dirty Dancing (West End e UK tour) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots (Madrid)Ghost (Madrid), The Addams Family (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Mary Poppins (Milan), Dirty Dancing (West End & International tour), West Side Story (Genova Opera House, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino)), The Bodyguard, La Divina Commedia, Newsies,, American Idiot, Rent, NextToNormal, Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Frankenstein Jr, Priscilla, Gypsy, Cenerentola, Happy Days, Cats, The Producers, Grease, Cabaret, Il giorno della tartaruga, Stanno suonando la nostra canzone, Promesse Promesse, A Chorus Line, High School Musical(all Milano/Roma e Italian Tour), Pinocchio(Seoul & NYC). "The Mission" (Seoul), Flashdance, Rugantino (Italian Tour & Broadway).

Ballet: Waves, La Valse, Immemoria (Teatro alla Scala), Beethoven Immortal Love (Astana), Alice in Wonderland (Tallinn),Serata Sacra, Il Lago dei Cigni (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), Histoire de Manon (Teatro alla Scala).
Since 2014 he is technical supervisor and Lighting Designer of the Ballet Gala “Roberto Bolle & Friends” (Opera Roma, Arena Verona, Italian and International Tour).

Fashion show: Valentino, Ermenegildo Zegna, Krizia, Dolce&Gabbana, Il Gufo, Pal Zileri, Spyder, Neil Barrett all of them for Milano Fashion Weeks

Theatre: Van Gogh, Don Giovanni, Amleto, XII Notte, il Piacere dell' onestà, Allegre Comari di Windsor, Constellations, Cyrano de Bergerac (Public Theatres and Italian tours)

Award: Italian Oscar for Musical Theatre, Best Lighting Design 2015(Frankenstein Jr), 2016 (Cabaret)

Architectural: Resident lighting design for San Gottardo Church in Milano for Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo
Resident lighting design for Dolce&Gabbana Retail Store in NYC- Soho in collaboration with Marco Filibeck

He was Assistant Lighting Designer for Teatro alla Scala from 2013 to 2018.
Since 2006 he teachs Lighting Design at Accademia Teatro alla Scala.


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