Romeo Castellucci was born in 1960 in Cesena, Italy. He graduated with a degree in painting and scenography from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. In 1981, jointly with Claudia Castellucci and Chiara Guidi, he founded Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio. Since then he has produced numerous plays such as Tragedia Endogonidia (2002) and Divina Commedia – Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (2008) in the role of author and director as well as set, lighting, sound and costume designer. He is known as an author of theater based on the totality of the arts, aimed at creating holistic stage compositions.