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Meneghini, Tamara L. Associate Professor

Positions

Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Tamara Meneghini's research is focused mainly on performance practices, as professional actor/creator/director who devises new performance-related work or as an actor/performer working from established texts for theatre. She enjoys most the energy and complicity of collaborating with experienced playwrights/directors when developing new material. The bulk of her work pertains to the relationship between the actor/performance, actor/acting instrument - how the acting instrument (body/voice) is utilized best to communicate truthfully in performance. She has studied mask work extensively with some of the most highly regarded master mask trainer/teachers, including Antonio Fava, Joan Schirle and Giovanni Fusetti. She isinterested in creating new ways to tell story utilizing a fully engaged and engaging physical theatre approach. As a professional voice and movement coach, researching best practices to help business professionals and performers communicate authentically to an audience.

keywords

  • theatre performance, physical theatre techniques, physical understanding of period style and the Physical-Acting Training techniques, commedia dell'arte, the Williamson technique, voice work for the performer and the professional, Fitzmaurice Voicework, American Musical Theatre, physical and vocal coaching for live performance practices, professional speakers and business professionals, mask work and experienced teaching artist and teaching artist coach, arts integration, teaching/learning

Teaching

courses taught

  • THTR 2849 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 3033 Production Research and Practicum: Acting (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 3849 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 4023 Studio 4: Playing with Styles (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 4149 Theatre Internship (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 4193 Studio 5: Senior Project (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 4849 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 5849 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 6003 Production Research and Practicum: Acting (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 6091 Production Research and Practicum: Dramaturgy (Spring 2019)
  • THTR 6849 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • FYSM 1000 First Year Seminar (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 4149 Theatre Internship (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 4193 Studio 5: Senior Project (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 4849 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 6003 Production Research and Practicum: Acting (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 6051 Production Research and Practicum: Directing (Fall 2018)
  • THTR 4149 Theatre Internship (Summer 2018)
  • THTR 3011 American Musical Theatre History (Summer 2018)
  • THTR 2849 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 3023 Studio 2: Creating a Role (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 3033 Production Research and Practicum: Acting (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 3849 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 4023 Studio 4: Playing with Styles (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 4149 Theatre Internship (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 4193 Studio 5: Senior Project (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 4849 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 5849 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 6003 Production Research and Practicum: Acting (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 6091 Production Research and Practicum: Dramaturgy (Spring 2018)
  • THTR 6849 Independent Study (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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