Renato Giuliani was born in Turin, Italy, in 1952. He is an actor, stage director and writer and has also taught as a professor for theatre in Turin, Barcelona, Madrid and Paris, among others. In opera and drama, he has worked with directors like Guy Freixe (Dom Juan ou Le Festin de pierre, 2005; Kroum L'Ectoplasme, 2008; Le Jeu Masqué, 2010), Claude Montagner (Rigoletto, 2007), Gérald Papasian (Gariné, 2007) as well as Hélène Cinque at the Théâtre du Soleil (The Tragedie of Cymbeline, 2011). He has also appeared in numerous film and TV productions, including La donna della domenica (directed by Luigi Comencini, 1975), Ombre sotto i portici (directed by Maurizio Rotundi, 1989) and Au nom d'Athènes (ARTE, 2011). Most recently, he directed Rousseau’s opera Le Devin du village and Le Langage des oiseaux adapted from Farîd al-Dîn Attâr.
Renato Giuliani’s cooperation with Irina Brook began in 2003 with Bertolt Brecht’s Der gute Mensch von Sezuan; this was followed by Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Homer’s Odyssey.