Actor, producer, director, screenwriter, host

Luca Barbareschi was born in Montevideo (Uruguay) on 28 July 1956. After completing his studies in Italy, he left for Chicago, following Virginio Puecher, where he continued his activity as assistant director in Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoffmann". Eager to perfect his talent, he moved to New York where he studied for four years with Lee Strasberg, Nicholas Ray and Stella Adler. In 1983 he produced, wrote and performed his first film "Summertime", winner of the Venice Film Festival.

Forty years of intense activity ranging from theater, cinema and television as an actor, producer, director, screenwriter, host.

The theatrical career includes over thirty plays. His pride is having represented authors such as Mamet, Bogosian, Hare, Elton, Williams for the first time in Italy. The culmination takes place with Peter Shaffer's “Amadeus”, one of the greatest hits of recent years under the direction of Roman Polanski. In 2004 he plays the role of Billy Flinn in the Italian version of the famous musical “Chicago”.

Since 2015 he has been Artistic Director of the Eliseo Theater in Rome, a commitment for which he received the Award as 'best artistic direction of the year' of the Penisola Sorrentina Award.

For TV he is the great protagonist of successful programs such as "We loved each other so much" and "The big bluff".

For cinema he is the protagonist of numerous films, including international ones. In 2019 he produced the latest film by Roman Polanski, winner of the Silver Lion at the 2019 Venice Film Festival.

For television he has produced many very successful fiction and series, from Rocco Chinnici to La strada di casa (the way home), to the audience record: Io sono Mia (I am Mia).