Tatjana Motta

(Venice, 1988)

Tatjana Motta graduated in Visual and Performing Arts at the IUAV University of Venice and studied playwriting at the Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi in Milan. Her play Tutto a fuoco, directed by Virginia Landi, was staged at the Teatro Franco Parenti in Milan in 2017. She wrote the microdrama Buildings explode, Edgar buys dynamite for the project Metropolis – Promised Lands 2017 by Fondazione Milano. Since April 2018 she has been part of Playstorm, the permanent playwriting workshop of the Teatro Stabile di Torino (Turin). In 2019 she was among the authors selected by ATS BetSud for a residency at the Italian Cultural Institute of Rio de Janeiro, in collaboration with the international exchange platform Complexo Sul. With the play Notte bianca, she won the 55th Riccione Prize for Theatre 2019 (Riccione, Italy). In 2020 she took part in the first edition of the project Il Copione, promoted by Situazione Drammatica. She is among the artists selected for the second edition of the Betsud 2020 project, during which she carried out the Lago Carallacu Project, together with the artists Bruno Acevedo Quevedo and Guillermo Katz. In 2021 she has written the screenplay for Future Shock, an episodic film directed by Biancofango as part of the Orizzonte Postumo project, produced by the Teatro Stabile del Veneto. She lives in Milan.