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Signorina Talks

Dec 28, 2020

In episode 6 of Signorina Talks, Annalisa chats to Paola Bacchia, well-known food writer, educator and author of the famous blog ‘Italy on my mind’ as well as the cookbooks, 'Italian street food' and 'ADRIATICO' (with a third on Istria currently underway).

Paola speaks about the role of her Italian heritage in...

Dec 28, 2020

In episode 7 of Signorina Talks, Annalisa chats to Rosa Voto, founder and director of the Melbourne School of Tarantella, about Southern Italian traditional and ritualistic dances. Learn more about the history of tarantella, what is actually is and the many different styles to it.


Rosa also speaks on her upbringing,...

Dec 26, 2020

In episode 5 of Signorina Talks, Annalisa chats to James Liotta, award-winning Italian-Australian actor, comedian and producer with more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. James speaks about his upbringing in Melbourne, Italian heritage, journey as an actor and how he has become so well-known...

Dec 7, 2020

In episode 4 of Signorina Talks, Annalisa chats to Romina Beltrame, Director of Il Papiro in Melbourne. Il Papiro is an artisan stationery shop in Melbourne's Central Business District that supplies a range of products direct from Florence.

Romina chats about her inspiration for starting the business as well as the La...

Nov 16, 2020

In episode 3 of Signorina Talks, Annalisa chats with Domenic 'Dino' Nicolosi, about Italian theatre plays and productions.


Dino is the Director of the Italian Players Theatre Company in Melbourne and for the past 50 years has starred in and directed a multitude of shows.


Host: Annalisa Cercone (Signorina...