Georgia Lepore began her stage career in 1978 and has since starred in numerous productions, which include plays by Shelagh Stephenson and David Mamet, touring Italy and Europe. In 1995 she starred in Penetrazioni, which featured at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Georgia also stars in many Italian films and TV dramas such as feature films Sessanta9prima (2005), Tutto in Quella Notte (2004) and Tuttapposto (2000) directed by her husband Franco Bertini.

In 2007/09 she had a starring role in Italy’s most popular soap opera Cento Vetrine.
She had a guest appearance in Tom Fontana’s The Borgia.

 

 
In 2005 Georgia wrote and directed the short film Addio (Godbye), which participated to a number of film festivals and was nominated in the ‘Best Narrative Short’ category at Swansea Bay Film Festival in 2007.

She debuted as a theatre director in 2006 with Io Parlo di Sogni (I Talk of Dreams) and Il Canto della Notte (Night Song) that she also wrote. In 2008 she directed a revival of Crack, a very successful play written by her husband Franco Bertini in 1990. In 2009 Georgia directed the play Bruciati (Burnt) by Angelo Longoni, in 2010 she directed her own play Il Recinto (The Fence), in 2011 La festa (The Party) by Michela Andreozzi and translated and directed "Romeo & Juliet Post Scriptum" by Annika Nyman in 2014.
In 2014 she also translatede and directed "Oltre i Verdi Campi" (To The Green Fields Beyond) by Nick Whitby.

She directed the english version of “Romeo&Juliet Post Scriptum” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016.

 

 
For Italian theatre company Sycamore TCompany Georgia has written and directed two one-act plays: Io Parlo di Sogni (I Talk of Dreams), inspired by Shakespeare’s character Mercutio, and Il Canto della Notte (Night Song) inspired by the life and works of Friedrich Nietzsche, and also her play Il Recinto (The Fence), set in a prison of a futuristic dystopia, where institutions lead by injustice and terror, three unlikely cell mates discuss the motives for their detention.

Georgia has also recently completed her first feature script Niente Che Non Farei (Nothing I Wouldn’t Do) and is currently completing La Vita Altra (The Life Other), based on her successful short film Addio (Godbye).

 

 
In Italy, a country where subtitles in films are not very popular, dubbing has become nothing short of an art. Georgia masters this art and lends her voice to Penelope Cruz in Woman on Top (2000), Open Your Eyes (1999), Volaverunt (1999), All About My Mother (1996), Cameron Diaz in What To Expect When You Are Expecting (2012) The Holiday (2007), Vanilla Sky (2001), Very Bad Things (1998), A Life Less Ordinary (1997), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), Romola Garai in Scoop (2006) and Angel (2007), and also Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Denise Richards, Jennifer Connelly, Heather Graham, July Delpy, Calire Forlani and many others.

In 2003 Georgia was awarded the Romics Dubbing Award in recognition of her career’s astounding achievements.

Georgia is also the Italian ADR Director of popular TV shows: Beverly Hills 90219 (1990’s version), Smallville and Medium, as well as a number of TV movies, like The Good Guys (2002, Sigourney Weaver) and feature film Devil (2011, M. Night Shyamalan), A Long Way Down (2014, Pascal Chaumeil) and Black Sea (2014, Kevin McDonald).

 

 
 

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