artist, actress and singer
Cenni Valentina, born in the city of Riccione on 14 March 1982, graduated from the National Academy of Dramatic Art and the Royal Academy of Dance in London.
As for the theatre, she played Rossana in Alessandro Preziosi's Cyrano de Bergerac and Desdemona in Luigi Lo Cascio's Otello; at the Greek Theatre in Syracuse in Cristina Pezzoli's Antigone; as Clementina, she sang and danced in Garinei and Giovannini's musical comedy Aggiungi un posto a tavola!
Cenni also won the 'Vincenzo Cerami' award in 2016, being named 'best young actress', and in March of the same year she went on tour with 'La regina dada', a show of which she is author, director and performer together with her beloved husband Stefano Bollani.
After 18 years dedicated to the study of classical and contemporary dance, in 2013 Valentina, together with the famous cellist Enrico Melozzi, formed the duo I fuochi di Bach, after creating cool fire dance shows, an element that previously frightened her but that she has now learnt to know and master!
At the same time, she is also a photographer for book covers for Mondadori and ECM, Universal records; moreover, she took care of the graphic design for the albums Que bom (2018) and Piano variations on Jesus Christ Superstar (2020) for her husband Stefano Bollani, and together with the latter she received the prize for the best cultural programme - Via dei Matti nº0 - at the Flaiano awards in 2021.