Pier Lorenzo Pisano (1991), was born in Naples, Italy. Director and author for cinema and theatre, he graduated as a film director at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (National Film School).
His debut short film As it is on earth was selected in competition at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. He then broadened his interest in writing, receiving all the major Italian playwriting and screenwriting awards (Tondelli Award, Solinas Award, Hystrio Award).
His plays are translated into English, French, Spanish, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Polish, and his work was presented at the most important European theatre festivals like Festival d’Avignon and Venice Biennale Theatre.
In 2019 he directed the Italian production of his play For your own good, already represented at Theatre Ouvert (Paris), Festival d’Avignon, Teatrul Odeon (Bucarest), Theatre 503 (London), Teatr Dramatyczny (Warsaw), and was invited invited in a writing residency by the Royal Court Theatre (London) where he developed his latest play.