Edoardo Sanchi graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan. From 1985 to 1990 he worked as assistant to the designers Margherita Palli, Gabris Ferrari, Michel Lebois, Quirino Conti and Gianni Quaranta, signing his own stage and costume designs from 1981 onwards. He has collaborated as set designer with directors as Ronconi, Brandon, Monti, Marini, Nunziata, Ripa di Meana, Paci Dalò, Cappuccio, Micheli, Barberio Corsetti, Martinelli and Van Hoecke. Mr. Sanchi designed sets for important productions staged in prestigious theaters and festivals such as: Wexford Festival Opera ,Teatro alla Scala Milan, La Fenice in Venice, Arena di Verona, Teatro Comunale di Bologna ,Verdi Festival in Parma, Opéra Theatre d’Avigon, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro 'R.Valli' Reggio Emilia , Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna , Garsington Opera Festival, Ravenna Festival, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing. Recent projects include sets for Ascanio in Alba at La Scala, a new production of Tannhäuser at the Theater Erfurt, Il ritorno di Don Calandrino for the Pfingsfestpiele in Salzburg (d. Cappuccio/c. Muti), Sani’s Il Tempo Sospeso del Volo for the REC Festival in Reggio Emilia (d. Franco Ripa di Meana). In 2008, he designed the set of The Nutcracker (Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky) for the West Australian Ballet at the His Majesty's theatre in Perth, he created sets for Tosca at Caracalla Bath in Rome and La Traviata, Rigoletto and Il Trovatore at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod at the Arena in Verona. In 2012 he designed Pinocchio for the West Australian Ballet and Otello at Teatro La Fenice (d. Francesco Micheli). In 2013 he worked with the director Guy Montavon on a new production of Andrea Chénier at the Staatstheater Nürnberg. In 2007 he has been invited by VCA (Univeristy of Melbourne, Australia) as Professor in Residence to lead a master in set design, he also teached Set design at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice and at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan.