Mentored by two theatre Masters, Literature nobelist Dario Fo, and Eduardo de Filippo, Stella Leonetti authored and directed 8 Theatrical plays which runned in major Italian towns. She also opened and co-directed a Theatre in Milan. Founded and directed the International Short Film Festival of Capalbio going to its 21st edition. She was A.D. for Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” at the Bologna Opera Theatre, wrote a radioplay "Lady Hamilton, a British Adventurer" on the historical 18th century character for Radio Rai; and a book on the first community of Christians in Palestine “Le comparse del Vangelo”, published by Ican. Wrote, directed and produced Italian Golden Globe and Silver Ribbon winner "Vernissage 1607, Caravaggio" (plus other 7 national/international awards) starring D. Quinn.
LINK to Stella Leonetti’s "Vernissage 1607, Caravaggio":
“Remember: your name is Freedom" Drama ⋄ Historical ⋄ Romance 1875. Raised in freedom, young, and beautiful soprano, Elisa Fiore, falls for an Indian prince, the man of her life, and must choose between love or freedom. TRAVIATA meets CASABLANCA, in masala sauce. 1874, Elisa, a talented young Italian Soprano performing in Calcutta her first operatic tournée, meets the perfect love: an Indian prince. In an exotic fascinating world of richness, tigers and elephants, old Indian traditions in British Raj, the Tagore family and harsh women’s conditions, Elisa will have to choose between love, freedom and dignity.