Luciana Martuchelli (Brazil) is an actress and acting coach in Brazil. She is a theatre, music, film and TV shows director. Founder and director of TAO Filmes - a stage research studio, film producer company and acting and singing school since 1994. On TV, she has worked with soap opera director Reynaldo Boury, preparing miniseries for TPA (Televisa?o Popular da Angola). She was also assistant to Walter Carvalho, Daniel Filho, Cecil Thire? and Lucas Bueno (Globo Network). She is the creative director of the theatre company Cia. YinsPirac?a?o Poe?ticas Contempora?neas; of the international theatre festival Solos Fe?rteis; and of the masters-in-residence The Secret Art of the Performer with Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley.
In this article Luciana Martuchelli presents her theatre poetics in dialogue with historical figures and film acting techniques, with examples of the principles of theatre anthropology she has used in her work as acting coach for films.