Liliana Benini was born in Milan in 1991. She graduated from the Scuola del Teatro Stabile in Turin under the direction of Valter Marosti and studied with Antonio Latella and Cristina Pezzoli, among others. In 2015, she met Christoph Marthaler at the Venice Biennale which led to an extensive collaboration between the two. She has also performed in ‹Lulu› (Staatsoper Hamburg, 2017), ‹Universe, Incomplete› (Ruhrtriennale festival, 2018), ‹Das Weinen (Das Wähnen)› (Schauspielhaus Zurich, 2020), ‹Orphée et Euridice› (Opernhaus Zurich, 2021) and ‹Giuditta› (Bayerische Staatsoper, 2021). She works as an actor and performer in a wide variety of artistic contexts: in films, including under the direction of Peter Greenaway (‹Walking to Paris›, 2019), or with the Swiss-Italian duo Studio Asparagus (‹Papaya ‘69›, 2021), in children's and youth theatre projects, landscape theatre, drama and musical theatre.