Chiara Lagani, actress and playwright, in 1992 she founded Fanny & Alexander in Ravenna with Luigi De Angelis with whom she shares the idea of all the projects. The company, over a period of twenty-five years, has produced over seventy events, including theatrical and musical performances, video and film productions, installations, performative actions, photographic exhibitions, conferences and study seminars, festivals and reviews. The company's productions include the cycle dedicated to the novel by Nabokov Ada or ardor and winner of two Ubu awards; the multi-year project dedicated to Il Mago di Oz (2007-2010) and the lunge dedicated to public rhetoric with the series of Discourses to investigate the relationship between the individual and the community. In 2015 Fanny & Alexander directed direction, preparation and costumes of the work Die Zauberflöte - W.A. Mozart commissioned by the Teatro Comunale di Bologna. Among the last shows To be or not to be Roger Bernat and the cycle dedicated to the quadrilogy The brilliant friend of Elena Ferrante (Edizioni E / O). In 2017, for Einaudi's Millenniums, the volume I Libri di Oz translated and edited by Chiara Lagani is released, starting from the original and unpublished texts in Italy by Frank Lyman Baum. In the same year, Chiara Lagani was awarded the Special Prize dedicated to Dramaturgical Innovation awarded during the Riccione Prize.