Sergio Lo Gatto
Born in 1982. Lives and works as a freelance theatre critic and cultural journalist in Rome/Italy. He is PhD Candidate in Theatre Studies at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he teaches Methodology of Theatre Criticism. He is one of the founders of and Chief Editor for the independent daily web magazine Teatro e Critica, which is the most read performing arts-oriented online publication in Italy. He contributes to national newspapers in Italy and to Tanz (Germany) and Plays International (UK). In 2011, he was selected for the SPACE – Writers on the Move platform. During the following years, he co-founded WritingShop, a team of four writers from four different European countries and launched a program of itinerant residencies for critics, aimed at developing an international point of view on theatre and performing arts through an experiment of collective writing.