Actress & performer
A career spanning over 10 years, internationally acclaimed in Film Festivals
With a career spanning over 10 years, Margherita Peluso has worked with some of the big 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), originally from Sicily, She started with Physical Acting at the Jacque Lecoq school, continuing studying acting at the Gloria Gifford Conservatory for Performing Arts in Los Angeles, Michael Howard studio in NYC and she studied and cooperated with thespians such as Larry Moss, Emma Dante, Mamadou Dioum ,Stefano Benni and Eugenio Barba. Margherita Peluso joined in 2012 Make A Scene an Educational Theatre Company based in Australia and has performed and taught in Commedia dell’Arte. 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 “The rape” by Franca Rame, a performance about violence against women. Among her most prominent works is the staging of the most famous plays by 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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