Roberto di Lernia, from Milan, is a clown, comedian and actor since 1992, when he became Rufino.
He studied acting and clown with Raul Manso, Jean Paul Denizon, i Fratelli Colombaioni, Mark Eriksson, Jango Edwards, Jean Menigault, Pierre Byland, Eric de Bont, Johnny Mellville, Rita Pelusio.
During the past 20 years Rufino has performed in many Italian and international festivals with his wide variety of characters and shows. In 2002 he took part in several scenes of the movie “Pinocchio” with Roberto Benigni. Since 2010 he performs in two productions by Trukitrek: “Isla Mosquito” and as solo performer in “Blue Moon”. In 2013 he created “Fausto Barile” with the supervision of Salvo Frasca. Took part in two “GiullariSenzaFrontiere” expeditions to India and Brazil.
Rufino performs regularly in 4 Italian circuses: Side Kunst Cirque, Circo El Grito, Circo Paniko and Magda Clan Circus.
He lives in Tuscany and travels far…