Nicola Zorzi was born in Verona. He has undertook on a course of study which, starting from photography and passion for the image, passes through the set design and the light design to arrive at the theater direction. After the academic education with a degree in Theatre Studies at Bologna University, he has obtained a master's degree in set design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Verona. He has trained as assistant director at the Fondazione Arena di Verona, developing a ten-year experience in the production and management of open-air shows. Later he has worked in the main Italian and foreign theaters collaborating with some of the most prestigious directors such as Graham Vick, Robert Carsen, Hugo de Ana, Pier'Alli, Gigi Proietti, Giuliano Montaldo, Giorgio Gallione, Marco Gandini, Denis Krief. He began a constant and lasting collaboration with Franco Zeffirelli, directing renewals and new productions such as Aida, Don Giovanni, Tosca, Carmen, Madame Butterfly, Il Trovatore and Turandot. Recently, for the Teatro alla Scala he directed the revival of the historical Aida of 1963 at the Seoul Art Center...