Barbara Valentino, Ph.D in Modern and Contemporary Theatre, is the author of ‘The “Querelle shakespearienne” in the “Lettres d’un François” by Jean-Bernard Le Blanc’ and ‘Voltaire on the English stage: Aaron Hill’s adaptations’ in Annali dell’Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Sezione Romanza, 48, 2 (July, 2006) 529-550; 52, 1-2 (January-July, 2010), 231-257. In 2010 she signed a cooperation agreement for the project “International Archive of Acting Treatises” at the Dipartimento di Studi Letterari e Linguistici dell’Europa of the Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”. She is currently in the editorial staff of Acting Archives Review (Essays) and Acting Archives Catalogue.