Samuele Caldognetto


He was born in Milan and studied theatre at the universities of Florence and Milan. He trained as an actor with the theatre group La compagnia di Proteo. In 2005 he started his own cultural society Isenzatetti where he still holds the position of artistic director.

During the course of three years he directed several plays at well-known theatres in Milan, among them Happy Days by Samuel Beckett. Samuele moved to Sweden in 2009 where he is the founding member of two theatre companies: the Italian group Teater Pi and SEST.

With Teater Pi Samuele has performed and directed La signorina Papillon (Teaterverket, 2010), Novecento (Italienska kulturinstitutet, 2010), Il bar sotto la neve (Fria Teatern 2011), L’uomo dal fiore in bocca (Folkuniversitetet 2012) Pinocchio (Teater Tre, 2012) and La scomparsa di 73.

Samuele has directed and/or created the scenography for all of SEST’s productions. Most recently he directed, created and acted in Happy Days by Samuel Becket.