Fabio Motta is an actor, clown and teaching artist who had the fortune of performing and devising theatre in Australia, Italy and the United states.
Notable theatre credits include; Three Sisters (New York Theatre Workshop), My Uncle Chekhov directed by Aleksey Burago (West End Theatre) and Pal Joey directed by Robert McQueen (HB Studios). He has toured Australia with Polka Theatre’s ‘Charlie and Lola Best Bestest play’ and 'Extremely New Play' performing at the Sydney Opera House. He was a conservatory company member at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (Garrison, New York) performing in repertory in: Measure for Measure, As You Like It, and the devised clown show So Please You directed by Zack Fine. He also played Benedick in Melbourne’s Shakespeare’s Company production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. Most recently Fabio premiered his wildly physical solo-show SPOT at Theatre Works with a sold out season.
His TV and film work includes Carla Cametti PD, Canal Road, Ronny Chang International Student, Utopia (Season 4) , Hating Alison Ashley and Little Tornados (MIFF 2021).
He trained at and graduated from many institutions across the globe, with masters in their field: The Accademia Teatrale Veneta (Italy) in Commedia Dell’Arte; HB studio in New York; Hagen teacher training Lab under the mentorship of Carol Rosenfeld ; 16th Street Actors Studio; He has trained in acting with Larry Moss, Lyndsey Davies and Austin Pendleton. Studied Clown and Le Jeu with master Philippe Gauliere; Bouffon and Clown pedagogy with Giovanni Fusetti. He also apprenticed and taught under Zack Fines in Clowning and Games and attended the advance teacher training in clown from Christopher Bayes (Head of Physical Acting at the Yale School of Drama). He is also a certified Fitzmaurice Voicework® teacher and run on going workshops in Melbourne.
Fabio has run workshops at NYU Tisch, HB studio, the Ume Group (Physical Theatre Ensemble New York). In Melbourne he runs classes in Clowning, Fitzmaurice Voicework®, Mask, games for theatre as a freelance. He has also teaches at 16th Street Acting Studio, St. Martin’s Youth Theatre, VCA, Brave Studios and The National Theatre Drama school Melbourne.