Biography

Melania Dalla Costa

Melania Dalla Costa is an Italian-French actress and activist, born on February 25, 1988 in Marostica.

She trained at the Elf Theatre, Spazio Gedeone, CTA in Milan and at the Theater Conservatory in Rome.

She made her debut on the small screen with a role in the soap Un posto al sole in 2014, followed by Immaturi, a tv series directed by Rolando Ravello (2016), and the film Pamuk Prens (2016).

While continuing her career in the movie industry, Melania studied acting with the best coaches of the international film panorama, such as Ivana Chubbuck and Bernard Hiller.

In February 2018,at the Cannes Film Festival she presented Stato di Ebbrezza by Luca Biglione where she co-stars alongside Francesca Inaudi. The movie was also selected at the Cannes Film Festival Marché.

L’Officiel Italia defines Melania as the star of Italian cinema.

In the same year Melania played the leading role in the film I Sogni Sospesi, a short movie she wrote with the the director Manuela Tempesta, Three directed by Alberto Bambini and starred in “The Untold”, a fashion film directed by Irene Cacciarini.

In September 2018, Forbes Italia, chose her as the only artist to represent, at the Forbes live event, the excellence of Made in Italy.

Artribune, the most authoritative Italian cultural magazine, defines Melania Dalla Costa The Muse of Giovanni Gastel (the international icon of photography).

Between 2018 and 2019 Melania Dalla Costa is the protagonist and the only subject of the exhibition Cattura, by the famous photographer Gastel, exhibited in Milan, Della Spiga street.

During the 76’ edition of Venice Film Festival she was one of the protagonists of the kermesse, officially presenting the film “I Sogni Sospesi” at the Veneto Region space at the Hotel Excelsior at Venice Lido.

Melania Dalla Costa is testimonial for the 2019 United Nations (UNICRI) campaign against violence towards women, to be held on the November 25thInternational Day for the elimination of violence against women.

UNICRI is the ONU institute which deals with crime prevention and strengthening the justice system as a key foundation for protecting human rights and for development.

The campaign was handled by  photographer Dimitri Dimitracacos.

ARTISTIC TRAINING

2015/2018 – HT Studio De Santis Technique Ivana Chubbuck

2014 – Conservatorio Teatrale Diotaiuti directed by Giovanni Battista Diotaiuti: mimesis with Mirella Bordoni, acting and diction with Giovanni Battista Diotaiuti, television drama and film with Edoardo Scatà.

“International Acting Masterclass” with Bernard Hiller

2013 – Centro Teatro Attivo, acting and diction, directed by Nicoletta Ramorino

2012 – Spazio Gedeone, the actor’s art in film and theater directed by Paolo Olgiati

2011 – Elf Teatro directed by Raul Manso

2010 – Acting and diction with Mauro Pini

CINEMA

2019 – CHANEL BEAUTY directed by Francesco Montefusco

2018 – I SOGNI SOSPESI directed by Manuela Tempesta

THREE directed by Alberto Bambini

GLI ULTIMI RESTI – directed by Irene Cacciarini

2017 – STATO DI EBBREZZA directed by Luca Biglione

2016 – COTTON PRINCE directed by Hasan Tolga Pulat

2015 – ONLY WHEN I’M ALONE I FIND MYSELF AND I OFTEN CHECK IF I’M LOST Fashion Film directed by Silvia Morani

2010 – SECONDO TEMPO directed by Fabio Bastianello

TV SERIES

2016 – IMMATURI directed by Rolando Ravello

2014 – UN POSTO AL SOLE directed by various (Role: Francesca)

2012 – BABBALA directed by Marcello Macchia

2008 – NATALE AL CESSO directed by Marcello Macchia

2007 – RADIO SEX directed by Alessandro Baracco

WRITER

2018 – I SOGNI SOSPESI directed by Manuela Tempesta

VIDEOCLIP

2012 – Videoclip of Francesco Sarcina “LE VISIONNAIRE”