Featured Film(s): Notti magiche
Mauro Lamantia was born in Palermo on February 11, 1990, he grew up in Enna, a small town in the middle of Sicily. Mauro graduated in 2011 from the Piccolo Teatro school in Milan, directed by Luca Ronconi. He founded the theater company Idiot Savant with some of his friends and school mates. He has worked with the Teatro Elfo Puccini, the Piccolo Teatro and the Teatro Fontana in Milan, the Teatro della Tosse in Genoa and the Mercadante Theater in Naples.
In 2012, Mauro won the Hystrio Award for Vocation, a prize reserved for actors under 30. In 2014, he starred in Andrea Castoldi’s feature film, “Ti si legge in faccia”. In 2015 he was nominated for Best Emerging Actor at Le Maschere del Teatro Italiano for his performance in “The Death of Beauty,” a piece inspired by one of Giuseppe Patroni Griffi’s novel and directed by Benedetto Sicca.
In 2017, Paolo Virzì chose him for the role of one of the three protagonists in his latest film, “Magic Nights“, presented at the Rome Film Festival in 2018. In addition to his passion for acting, Mauro works as a tutor in various workshops, and he loves singing, drawing and dancing.