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.
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