oredana Acquaviva is an Actress, Director and Drama Teacher. She is a graduate of the International Theatre Schools Jacques Lecoq and École Philippe Gaulier, where she’s taught since 2007. In 2008, she played in Claire Simon's film "Les Bureaux de Dieu".
In 2010, Loredana Acquaviva attended "Les Ateliers Varan", the training centre for documentary filmmaking and directed her first film "Father and Son" under the direction of Jean-Noel Cristiani and Leonardo di Costanzo.
In 2011, she worked as first Assistant Director and Actress in Alessandra Celesia's film "Mirage à l'Italienne", produced by Arte TV and Zeugma Films, in the same year she created a show called "Letters of Love to Josephine" based on Napoleon’s love letters supported by the Corsican Department of Culture.
In 2012, she wrote and performed the show "Hospital Sofa", which won the "Pick of the Fest" award at the Bedford Fringe Festival in England and in 2013, participated to the Prague International Theatre Festival. After the success of "Hospital Sofa", Loredana Acquaviva created with the English actor Daniel Pearson a community arts platform called "Sofa Street", supported by the Paris City Council, the Drac (Arts Council), RATP Group Foundation (Paris Transport Co.), Tremblay-en-France Council and by the Seine-Saint-Denis department. She received the SCAM Writers Award and Scholarship Prize "The Brouillon d'un Rêve" for her film "Boca".
Currently Loredana Acquaviva has her film “I Guerrieri" and a mini-series "Rosa Fontana" in post-production and is preparing to shoot a documentary film of "Sofa Street".
2013 Aprile Prize and Special Mention Milan Film Festival for "Mirage à l'Italienne".
2012 Brouillons d'un rêve award for Writing of her film "Boca-Bouche".
2012 "Pick at the Fest" Best Show for "Hospital Sofa" at the Bedford Theatre Festival, England.
2008 SACD Cannes Directors Fortnight Award for the film "Les Bureaux de Dieu".