Giovanni Morassutti (1980 - )
- Born:Giovanni Enrico Morassutti
- March 15th ,1980 in Padova, Veneto, Italy.
Giovanni Morassutti (born March 15, 1980 in Padua) is an Italian actor, theatre director and cultural entrepreneur. Son of a German mother and Italian father he began to study acting and directing in his hometown when he was a teenager during a workshop with Susan Strasberg. At 18 years old he moved to New York City to study in deep the work of the realistic school of acting.First he started as an intern at the Actors Studio, auditing and observing the sessions for one year and eventually becoming a student of Salem Ludwig at the HB studio. In 2001 he met John Strasberg, son of Lee Strasberg, with whom he has been studying and collaborating as a coordinator for his workshops in Italy and lately also in Berlin. He wrote the preface of the Italian version of Strasberg´s book Accidentally on purpose published by Dino Audino by Jorge Palant sponsored by the Argentian Embassy and presented in Rome and Milan in the fall of 2015. In 2016 he moved to Berlin where he was cast in For the time being directed by Daniela Lucato that was presented at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival.in 2016. While living and studying in America,Giovanni worked as an actor in several productions directed by Ellen Stewart, founder of La Mama e.t.c., Ted Mornel, Kathleen M. Wilce and Gus Van Sant. In 2004 he returned to Italy where, after graduating from the National Film School in Rome directed by actor Giancarlo Giannini, he was cast in several roles in theatre, film, and television. As a Theatre director he has been directing Sola in casa (Alone at home) by Dino Buzzati starring Lydia Biondi and presented at the Cherry Lane Theatre in 2012 and Madre sin Panuelo