Giorgio Crisafi was born on 29th January 1952 in Todi, where he attended Liceo Classico Jacopone da Todi before he moved to study History of Theatre and History of Art at the University of Bologna with Francesco Arcangeli, Flavio Caroli and Renato Barilli. His artistic practice has always ranged from Theatre to Art and Poetry. Over forty six years of acting, he took part in eighty productions with notable companies and national theatres. In 1981 he was directed by Graham Vick in the national premiere of Mozart’s Zaide (libretto by Italo Calvino) and Ionesco’s The Chairs. He worked in theatre productions with the likes of composer Hans Werner Henze, director Luigi Squarzina and author Enzo Siciliano. From 1983 to 1986 he organised a theatre and music festival in Todi with Enzo Siciliano e Alessio Vlad. All the while he staged his theatre company productions that he authored, directed and/or interpreted, winning in 1998 a prize at the National Festival of Monodrama of Monte Castello Vibio (PG) with for his play Parte del Gioco (set-designer by Bruno Ceccobelli). In 1986 he received recognition from Italian Ministry of Culture for her company's work. In the ’70s and ’80s he worked with renowned artists such as Beverly Pepper, Titina Maselli and Piero Dorazio, curating the archive and catalogue raisonné of the latter’s works (Piero Dorazio, ed. Alfieri, 1977). In 2004, following his training in the workshop of Nino Caruso, he opens his own workshop in Todi, where he creates ceramic sculptures. He has exhibited his work in galleries, archaeological sites and museums, including the National Gallery of Modern Art of Rome as part of the exhibition on "Contemporary ceramic sculpture in Italy" (2015) and the Museum "Duca di Martina" in Villa Floridiana, Naples as part of the exhibition "Mediterraneo-Keramikos" (2020). In 2020 he was awarded the San Valentino Arte Prize for sculpture. As poet, he has published on "Nuovi Argomenti" and "Alfabeta", as well as in the poetic anthology "Almanacco dello specchio" (Mondadori, 1989), where his poetry was introduced by Giorgio Caproni and Enzo Siciliano. In 2014 he published his personal poetry collection In tournée (AG Book Publishing). He lives in Todi and Rome.