Claudia

Born and raised in Torino, but her background and heart are definitely Sicilian.
After her studies in Tourism at the Università degli Studi di Torino, she moved to Sydney, Australia, where she continued her studies in accounting.
In Sydney she worked for 5 years in accounting and administration department, including a work experience at the Australian Taxation Office, and for institutes to promote the Italian Language. 
After her Australian period, she moved to NYC in 2018 and finally to the sunny San Diego in 2019. She joined the ICC since then to always be connected to the Italian community. 
Her passions are traveling, watching movies, photography and, of course, Italian food 😋

Beatrice

Beatrice was born and raised in Asolo, near Venice. She is a theater maker and curator. After her studies in classics and theater at the University of Padua in Italy, and Royal Holloway University of London, she moved to the Bay Area and worked in editing and marketing at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura of San Francisco. Beatrice then served as literary manager and dramaturg at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT, and as director of new work at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). Her theater translations/adaptations have been presented at Theater Calgary in Canada, Santa Cruz Shakespeare, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and A.C.T. She has lectured at Yale University School of Drama and A.C.T. and is pursuing an MA in Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University. Beatrice is ensemble member with Affinity Project and directs an in-process series on migration, loss, and dislocation with actress Valentina Emeri. Beatrice teaches at UCSD and curates Práctica a platform for multidisciplinary artists practicing north and south of the San Diego/Tijuana border.