Claudia is an experienced and well respected acting teacher and freelance director with over 16 years experience in the entertainment industry. As a practicing actor and director in the industry, Claudia's teaching method is pertinent, rigorous and rewarding.
Claudia works as a guest director and teacher for major institutions such as:
National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA)- Bachelor Degree
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)- Bachelor Degree
Actors Centre Australia (ACA) - Bachelor Degree
Excelsia College - Bachelor Degree
Sydney Theatre School (STS) - Advanced Diploma
Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) - Term Classes and Holiday Workshops
Brent Street School of Performing Arts - Term Classes and Holiday Workshops
In her work, Claudia commonly draws on the following practitioners: Stanislavski, Meisner, Hagen, Chubbuck, Overlie and Bogart.
She believes that the artist must seek discipline, retain a hunger for knowledge and a passion for the craft itself. Above all,
Claudia endeavours to ensure her rehearsal rooms and tutorial studios are a place of safety, discovery and joy.
2020: Twelfth Night, Excelsia College
2020: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Sydney Theatre School
2020: A Lie of the Mind, WAAPA
2019: The Rover, ACA
2019: Cloudstreet, NIDA (Play Project)
The Rover, ACA, 2019. Photography by Clare Hawley