Curriculum Vitae

Alberto Spiazzi was born in Verona, Italy (February 1958)
Degree at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence
Italian-English-French-Spanish-Portuguese spoken

As costume designer

FILMS

  • 1984Noi tre
    Pupi Avati director
    with Carlo delle Piane,Ida di Benedetto
  • 1985Festa di Laurea
    Pupi Avati director
    with Aurore Clement, Carlo delle Piane
  • 1991La villa del Venerdi
    Mauro Bolognini director
    with Johanna Pacula, Julian Sands, Tcheky Karyo
  • 1997: “Le faremo tanto male
    Pino Quartullo director
    with Stefania Sandrelli, Ricky Menphis
  • 1998: “Tea with Mussolini
    Co designed with Jenny Beavan and Anna Anni
    Franco Zeffirelli director
    with Maggie Smith, Cher, Judy Dench, Joan Plowright, Lily Tomlin
  • 1999Sud Side Story
    Co designed with Alessandro Lai and
    Claudio Cordaro
    Roberta Torre director
  • 2001Callas Forever
    Co designed with Anna Anni and
    Alessandro Lai
    Franco Zeffirelli director
    with Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright
  • 2004Empire” Kim Yaitanes,Kim Manners,JohnGray directors
    with Johnatan Cake,Vincent Regan,Santiago Cabrera
    Emily Blunt, Fiona Shaw,Colm Feore, James Frain
  • 2005Mare Nero” Roberta Torre director
    with Luigi lo Cascio,Anna Mouglalis
  • 2006La sacra famiglia” Raffaele Mertes director
    with Alessandro Gassman, Anna Caterina Morariu,
    Franco Nero, Angela Molina
  • 2009 “Achille” Giorgia Farina director
    with Lando Buzzanca, Monica Scattini
  • 2011 “Elena e Glory” Marco Pontecorvo director
    with Barbora Bobulova
  • 2011 “Natale per due” Giambattista Avellino director with Alessandro Gassman,Enrico Brignano

OPERAS

  • 1989Madame Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini
    Renzo Giacchieri Director
    with Yoko Watanabe
    Puccini Opera Festival Torre del Lago Puccini
  • 1999Madame Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini
    Paolo Miccichè director
    with Daniela Dessì
    Arena di Verona Opera Festival
  • 2002La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Franco Zeffirelli director
    with Stefania Bonfadelli
    Teatro Verdi Busseto
  • 2003Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Paolo Miccichè director
    with Maria Guleghina
    The Washington Opera
  • 2003Norma” by Vincenzo Bellini
    Paolo Miccichè director
    with Hasmik Papian ,Irina Mishura
    The Washington Opera
  • 2003I Vespri siciliani” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Paolo Miccichè director
    With Maria Guleghina ,Franco Farina, Lado Atanelli
    The Washington Opera
  • 2006Macbeth” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Paolo Miccichè director
    With Paoletta Marroccu ,Lado Atanelli
    The Washington opera
  • 2007La forza del destino” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Paolo Miccichè director
    With Antonello Palombi ,Giovanna Casolla
    The Baltimore opera
  • 2007La divina commedia, l’opera” by Marco Frisina
    Elisabetta Marchetti Daniele Falleri directors
    With Vittorio Matteucci Lalo Cibelli Stefania Fratepietro
    Divina Commedia Theatre
  • 2007 “Madame Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini
    Paolo Miccichè director
    The Baltimore opera
  • 2008Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Paolo Miccichè director
    The Baltimore opera
  • 2009 “Carmen” by George Bizet
    Knighten Smit director
    The Israeli opera Tel Aviv
  • 2009Farinelli estasi in canto” Anna Cuocolo director
    Ara Pacis Roma
    with Giuseppe Picone
    Antonio Giovannini
  • 2010Nabucco” by Giuseppe Verdi
    Joseph Rochlitz director
    with Dimitra Theodossiou, Alberto Gazale, Paata Burchulatze, Nazzareno Antinori
    The Israeli Opera at Masada
  • 2012 “Le nozze di Figaro” by W.A.Mozart
    Luca Verdone director
    with Stefania Bonfadelli,Paul Armin Endelmann,
    Ugo Guagliardo,Ekaterina Sadovnikova,Nidia Palacios
    teatro Massimo Bellini Catania

PLAY

  • 1991A patriot for me” by John Osborne Giancarlo Cobelli director
    Roma Teatro dell’Orologio
  • 1996The Leopard” by G.Tomasi di Lampedusa
    Lamberto Puggelli director
    Teatro Stabile di Catania
  • 2011 “La Ciociara” by Annibale Ruccello Roberta Torre director with Donatella Finocchiaro,Daniele Russo  teatro Bellini Napoli

TV

  • 1984 “I figli dell’Ispettore” Aldo Lado director with Fabio Testi
    a 12 story serial for RAI 2
    Italian Broadcasting
  • 1986 “Hamburger Serenade” Pupi Avati director with
    Beatrice Macola
    a 9 story show for RAI 2
    Italian Broadcasting
  • 1988 “A fine romance” Richard Franklin director
    with Margareth Whitton
    a pilot tv film for CBS Broadcasting
  • 1999 “Il morso del serpente” Luigi Parisi director
    with Gabriel Garko
    Stefania Sandrelli
    a TV film for
    Mediaset Italian Broadcasting
  • 1999 “Occhi verde veleno” Luigi Parisi director
    with Eva Grimaldi Virna Lisi
    Gabriel Garko
    a 2 story film for
    Mediaset Italian Broadcasting

COMMERCIALS

1993 – Knabernossi – Austrian Snacks
1995 – Ericsson – Mobile Telephones
1995 – Pizza san Marco – Frozen Pizza
1998 – Omnitel – Telephone Company
1998 – Findus 4 salti in padella – Frozen Food
1998 – Findus pisellini primavera – Frozen peas
1998 – Citterio – Salami
1998 – Barilla – Pasta
1999 – Buitoni – Frozen food
2002 – Wind – Telephone Company
2002 – Findus 4 salti in padella – Frozen food
2009 – Cellulase – diet product

As assistant costume designer and wardrobe supervisor

  • 1982 “La Traviata” Franco Zeffirelli director
    with Teresa Stratas
    Placido Domingo
    Piero Tosi costume designer
  • 1982 “State buoni se potete” Luigi Magni director
    with Johnny Dorelli
    Mario Adorf Philippe Leroy
    Lucia mirisola costume designer
  • 1985 “La Cage aux folles n.3″ Georges Lautner director
    with Jaques Serrault
    Ugo Tognazzi
    Piero Tosi costume designer
  • 1985 “The name of the rose” Jean Jaques Annaud director
    with Sean Connery
    Christian Slater Murray Abrahams
    Gabriella Pescucci costume designer
  • 1987 “Haunted Summer” Ivan Passer director
    with Eric Stolz Laura Dern
    Gabriella Pescucci costume designer
  • 1987 “The adventures of baron Munchausen” Terry Gilliam director
    with Robin Willams
    Uma Thurman
    Gabriella Pescucci
    costume designer
  • 1991 “Indochina” Regis Wargnier director
    with Catherine Deneuve Vincent Perez
    Gabriella Pescucci costume designer
  • 1992 “C’è Kim Novak al telefono” Enrico Roseo director
    with Johanna Pacula
    Jaques Perrin Anna Falchi
    Danilo Donati costume designer
  • 1992 “Sparrow” Franco Zeffirelli director
    with Johnaton Schaech
    Vanessa Redgrave Sinead Cusack
    Piero Tosi costume designer
  • 1994 “A Scarlett Letter” Roland Joffè director
    with Demi Moore Gary Oldman
    Robert Duvall Joan Plowright
    Gabriella Pescucci costume designer
  • 1996 “Dangerous beauty” Marshall Herskovitz director
    with Caterine Mc Cormack Jaqueline Bisset
    Rufus Sewell
    Gabriella Pescucci costume designer

Worked also as assistant in about thirty different opera productions (it would be too long to name them all) with directors as Franco Zeffirelli, Mauro Bolognini, Renzo Giacchieri, Fiorenzo Giorgi, Alberto Fassini, Giorgio Marini, Filippo Crivelli Sylvano Bussotti Marco Messeri Furio Bordon

Revivals costume for “LA BOHEME” opera production
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli , Piero Tosi costume designer
(Teatro la Scala Milan, Teatro dell’Opera Roma, Tel Aviv)