Room C234, University Theatre Building
261 UCB, Boulder CO, 80309
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).
Sample Teaching Portfolio: CU Boulder
Original solo work and Goddess Here producing collaborations include:
Elizabeth I: In Her Own Words - current touring production in collaboration with Carole Levin, PhD.) and the award-winning original solo work, The Great Goddess Bazaar (in collaboration with David Rush) at the International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, 2013, Stratford Circus (London), United Solo Festival (NY, Best Variety Show), Boulder International Fringe Festival (Fringe Encore Award) and she garnered the Denver Ovation Award for Best Solo Performance in 2012. Elizabeth I continues to tour with accompanying workshops in creating period style character through the exploration of voice and movement.
Notable regional credits include:
Collected Stories (Bailey Theatre), Admissions (Curious Theatre), The Testament of Mary, How to Screw Up Your Life (Goddess Here/Maya Productions), The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry IV – Parts I and II, The Fantasticks, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, and To Kill a Mockingbird (Colorado Shakespeare Festival), To Kill a Mockingbird (Denver Center), Gidion’s Knot (square product theatre), Master Class (Dairy Center for the Performing Arts), The Ingenious Chambermaid (directed by Joan Schirle), The Guys (Open Theatre, world premiere production).
The Prophet of Bishop Hill (Chicago Dramatists, Joseph Jefferson Award, Best Supporting Actress nomination), Sweeney Todd (Porchlight Theatre, After Dark Award – Best Actress in a Musical), Vanishing Point (Porchlight Theatre- After Dark Award Best Ensemble) Company (Pegasus Players, directed by Gary Griffin, Joseph Jefferson Citation, Best Ensemble), Animal Farm (Bailiwick Repertory Theatre, Joseph Jefferson Citation Best Revival), Life in the Trees (Joseph Jefferson Citation, Best Ensemble, SummerNITE).