Tamara Meneghini is an actor, voice, stage movement & intimacy coach, director, and teaching artist. She teaches courses in acting, voice, movement, musical theatre, and leads the annual Senior Showcase to NY/LA. She is one of the co-founders and lead facilitators of the Rocky Mountain Artists’ Safety Alliance (RMASA) having developed the Colorado Theatre Standards with regionally-based artists and theatres, is a voice coach at Articulate Real & Clear (Denver), and a guest teaching artist at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Previous teaching positions include the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Creighton University, University of the Arts-Philadelphia, and the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts in New York. Degrees/certifications/membership: MFA/Acting (Northern Illinois University), BA in Theatre/Music Performance (University of St. Mary), a Fitzmaurice Voicework Associate, Williamson Movement Technique master teacher, Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), the Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME), and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), Kennedy Center Partners in Education (teaching artist), IDEAs (member). Additional training: Antonio Fava – ArscomicA (Italy), Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (NY), Theatre Intimacy Education, Giovanni Fusetti (Helikos – International School of Theatre Creation).
Creating Character through Movement
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Explore the "way in" to character through the physical body. We will play with different ways to experience choices towards the creation of character through movement and specifically physical choices. Utilizing pedagogical ideas of Laban, Chekhov, and Lecoq. Discover what it means to truly PLAY and embody presence when striving towards clear characters.