Actress & performer
A career spanning over 10 years, working with the biggest names in the industry
With a career spanning over 10 years, Margherita Peluso has worked with some of the biggest names in the business and has garnered critical acclaim for her work, nominated as best actress in NYC and Melbourne independent Flim Festival.
An Italian and bilingual performer born in Milan (Italy), Margherita trained in Commedia dell’Arte and physical theatre at the International Lecoq School of Kuniaki Ida. Margherita Peluso joined in 2012 Make A Scene an Educational Theatre Company based in Australia and has performed in Commedia dell’Arte shows.Margherita is a resident actress at La Mama Theater in Australia and New York, where she has performed the well known “La Medea” and the monologue “Lo rape” by Franca Rame, a performance about violence against women. Among her most prominent works is the staging of the most famous works by Luigi Pirandello .
She settled in NYC for over two years where she collaborated with the playwright Mario Fratti in drafting theater criticism for the America Oggi newspaper and was invited with Mario Fratti’s solo Show L’Ungherese at the “Lower East Side Festival of the Arts” in New York.
Margherita’s acting is also accompanied by a therapeutic path linked to the holistic arts and anthropological research and observation in the field. This allowed her to study different rituals and traditions to translate them into art, stories and educational works. In particular, Margherita Peluso had been dedicated to the intercultural, holistic and therapeutic sector, to the community, to scenic dramaturgy and investigative theatre.
"With no object on stage, there is only Margherita with he body to tell the story and convey emotions... and the result is excellent."
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