Pamela Recinella studied at the University of Bologna under Umberto Eco while studying physical theatre, movement, mime and masks in the Milan International School of Acting with Ida Kuniaki, a student of Jacques Pierre Lecoq and teacher in Milan’s famous acting school Il Piccolo Teatro. She moved then to Venice, where she pursued a Master’s in Directing, studying with Dario Fo, Romeo Castellucci, Ezio Toffolutti and exchanging programmes in Paris at the Comedie Française and in Berlin at Deutsche Theater and Volksbühne. Subsequently she wrote, staged, and acted in Platani in Venice, Little Italy in Berlin, and realised a number of art displays such as Hommage à Kandinsky, Wassilymonodigithek and Metamorphose einer Meerjungfrau in Bauhaus Dessau. Having gained experience in opera houses across Europe including the Leipzig Opera, Dresden Opera, Royal Danish Opera, Komische Oper Berlin and Royal Opera House, she assisted Marco Arturo Marelli, Peter Konwitschny, Stephen Lawless, Mariame Clement at Oper Graz. Since 2010 she has been engaged at the Salzburg Festival where she has worked with Peter Stein, Damiano Michieletto, Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. Last year, she was engaged as Staff Director for WNO‘s production of Moses und Aron by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito and this year for Chorus!, assisting David Pountney. Her Die Fledermaus won the Public Prize at the Ring Award International Competition for stage and set direction. In 2013 she directed a semi-staged Simon Boccanegra at Theater Erfurt, where she returned for the fully-staged production of Verdi’s Macbeth in 2016. Engagements as stage director include Wagner's Der fliegende Hollaender at Estonian National Opera, Puccini's Madama Butterfly at Opera Hong Kong, Verdi's Nabucco at Mainfranken Staatstheater Würzburg and The High Court of the Gods, selected scenes from Gluck, Mozart, Cherubini, Berlioz, Offenbach, Strauss and Stravinsky, at Royal Conservatoire of Glasgow.