Born in Rome, Fabiana trained as a dancer and graduated in Philosophy. In 2005, she joined the Akram Khan Company as Technical Director and Lighting Designer, touring the company works worldwide until 2013, when she started her freelance career. Since then, she has collaborated with international artists and institutions, such as Romeo Castellucci, Katie Mitchell, Guy Cassiers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, English National Ballet, Ballets of Montecarlo, Teatro alla Scala. Fabiana designs for dance, theatre and opera. She was the winner of two Knight if Illumination Awards for Dance (2013, 2017).
Fabiana was the Lighting Designer for Dickson Mbi's 'DUENDE' as part of Akram Khan's 'Potraits in Otherness' presented at Sadler's Wells in June 2018.