Isabelle Adriani is an Italian actress, singer, dancer, fairy tale author and journalist. Isabelle also has a unique talent for whistling in an operatic style.
She has a Phd in History and speaks English, French, German, Spanish and Italian fluently.
She has starred in more than 30 movies in Italy in the last 4 years.
She published 8 books of fairy tales and 2 historical novels ('The Garden of Power' and 'The true story of Cinderella').
Isabelle was born in Perugia, Italy, to 2 neurologists. Federica Isabelle has a sister named Alexandra. Her parents sent her abroad to study in several countries such as : England, Germany,France, America and Argentina, so she's fluent in English, French,German and Spanish.
Isabelle showed a deep passion for fairy tales and for acting at a very young age and began to write fables and to star in many plays at school. She began her acting career at 7 dreaming of Broadway.
After studying classical ballet for seven years attending School of Dancing Morlacchi and exams at the Royal ballet of Dancing (Senior Grade Highly Commended) and also attending acting schools in her home town, she went to Rome to study opera singing with Edda Dell'Orso (Oscar prize Ennio Morricone's chorister).
At 19 she published her first book of Fairy Tales 'The Blue Butterfly' and met Susan Strasberg who believed in her and in her passion for acting and advised her to move to the United States. She took her PHD in History at the University of Perugia at 22 and wrote her final works on the 'DNA of Fairy Tales'.
In the meantime she won a scholarship and attended C.U.T. Theatre Drama University School in Perugia.
She earned a Master in journalism and worked for the major TV channels in Italy such as Rai and Mediaset and also for Newspaper magazines such as 'Il Messaggero' and 'La Nazione'.
In 2011 she performed for Al Pacino in Venice and for Woody Allen in Los Angeles.
She also performed for Nicole Kidman, Colleen Camp, Richard Gere and Maestro Bernardo Bertolucci.
She whistled for the soundtrack of Ennio Morricone, for the movie 'Baharia', directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.
In the last years she played in some of the most successful movies in Italy such as 'What a beautiful Day' (52 millions of euros, very unusual for the Italian market), 'Men against Women'(15 millions euros) and 'The First Beautiful Thing'also presented in the US and many other italin feature films.
She also appears in 'The American' with George Clooney and in 'Twice Born' with Penelope Cruz. She presented the daily Tv Shows 'Accade Oggi' and 'Moviestar' for Channel 5 (Canale 5), Mediaset for the last three years.
She is the lead of the Tv Serie 'Virus' for Raitre, where she worked also with Danny De Vito and Zack Efron.
She did the voice over for lead 'Jeanette' in 'Alvin and the Chipmunks 3' and sang the Rihanna song: 'Help' in the Italian version of the cartoon and did the voice of lead, "Peaches" in 'Ice Age 4' and 'Ice Age 5' for 20TH Century FOX.
She also dubbed the italian version of lead 'Zarina, the Pirate Fairy' in 'Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy' by Disney.
She published 2 music albums on Spotify singing and whistling the most famous soundtracks of all times.
The multi-talented actress lives between Rome and Los Angeles and has Green Card.
PHD in History – Thesis on “The DNA of Fairytales”
C.U.T. “Centro Universitario Teatrale di Perugia” – Perugia (Italy)
Master in Journalism
Studied singing, lyrical and pop with Prof. Edda Dell’Orso (Ennio Morricone’s chorist)
Theatre internship with Susan Strasberg
Formazione professionale in Arte Drammatica, Teatro di Sacco
Danza Classica presso Scuola di danza Francesco Morlacchi
(Senior Grade Higly Commended – Royal Ballet of London)
Contemporary Dance, flamenco, belly dancing, stages a Istanbul e New York
"My name is Nobody", written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi. Roles: Helen, Calypso, Circe, Penelope, and goddess Athena. With Massimo Ghini, Directed by Sgorlon. Opera di Roma and Teatro Nazionale di Roma (2013)
Cinderella's Theatre Company, directed and interpreted various fairytales such as : Cinderella,Sleeping Beauty, The Beauty and The Beast, Snowhite, The Prince Trasimeno, directed F.Federici (Perugia, 2005-2006)
Interpreted various Shakespeare's works: The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, The Timing of Shrew,Midnight's Summer Dream,Macbeth, Antonio and Cleopatra, The Merchant of Venice, at the C.U.T. of Perugia directed by F.Ruggeri
Interpreted various Plays at Teatro di Sacco, directed by R.Biselli.Theatrical versions of monologues of various authors (Shakespeare,Brecht,Chekov,Moliere,Neil Simon)directed by S.Strasberg.
She published 2 albums on Spotify singing and whistling in an operatic style:
'Tribute' and 'To Movies with Love'
Singing: classical, pop genres.
Dancing: classical and modern (flamenco, belly dance, oriental dances)
Drawing and Painting: different techniques “Accademia delle Belle Arti of Florence”
Writing: 9 Books published (fairytales).
Whistling: She has a special tsalent for whistling in operistic style and she whistled also for 'Baharia' the movie of Tornatore with the music of Ennio Morricone.