Maddalena’s management experience embraces all areas of live and filmed entertainment, from documentary films to commercials, opera to musicals, from theatre to concerts, between the US and Europe. As Director of Artistic Administration for Music Academy International Maddalena oversees the Italian operations of the Trentino Music Festival.
As a Production and Stage Manager Maddalena has worked and toured with companies in the US, the UK, and Europe. Her credits include Don Giovanni (Tanglewood Music Festival), Manon Lescaut (Royal Opera Covent Garden), Hänsel und Gretel and Susannah (Connecticut Opera), Zanna, Don’t! (Off-Broadway), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (The Public Theatre, NYC), and the National Italian tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Maddalena studied at Yale University, where she was the first accepted Special Student in Theatre Management, received a degree in performance and production of Musical Theatre from the Bernstein School of Musical Theatre, and holds an MFA from the University of Bologna, where she graduated with honours with a dissertation on Arts Management and Organization.