Born in 1992 in Italy, in 2014 Ruggero Franceschini graduated in acting at Piccolo Teatro di Milano School, directed by Luca Ronconi, and in 2016 in Humanities at University of Milan. He is currently based between Milan and Paris.
He has worked as an actor in Piccolo Teatro di Milano (with directors Luca Ronconi, Declan Donnellan, Giorgio Sangati, Federico Tiezzi), Teatro Franco Parenti (with Francesca Merli), CSS Teatro del FVG (with Alessandro Marinuzzi), Slowmachine Belluno (with Rajeev Badhan), among others, and he is featured in the full length movie “Perfetta Illusione” directed by Pappi Corsicato in 2022.
Between 2017 and 2019, Ruggero Franceschini attended the Master of Arts in Performance Design and Practice in Central Saint Martins, London, UK, During the course he encountered artists such as Gerry Pilgrim and Forced Entertainment, and he focused in the creation of site-specific and participatory performances. After graduation in 2019, he continued to create performances in public space but also in theatres, both in Italy (BASE Milano, Teatro Stabile del Veneto, Teatro IDRA Brescia), in France (Espace Périphérique, Printemps des rues, and Les Poussières, Paris; Avant-Scène, Cognac; Animakt, Saulx-Les-Chartreux; Les Transes Cévenoles, Sumène) and Belgium (Atelier 210 and La Bellone, Bruxelles).
In 2020, he has been invited to be part of the European Network for art in public space INSITU. Since 2021 he is part of the artistic direction of GIOIOSAETAMOROSA, contemporary theatre festival in Treviso (Italy) funded by Comune di Treviso and Teatro Stabile del Veneto. He continues to work as an actor and performer, and to collaborate as associate artist with companies such as Eunemesi (Italy), LUIT (France), Momentum (Austria) and Switchoffthelight (Taiwan). His work has been already presented in Italy, France, Belgium, Poland, Greece, Austria, Denmark, UK, Taiwan.