Fabio Motta is an award-winning performer, clown, and teaching artist who has performed and devised theatre in Australia, Italy, and the United States. He has trained and is a graduate of international arts institutions including The Accademia Teatrale Veneta (Italy) and HB studio in New York and has worked with renowned artists and teachers such as Carol Rosenfeld, Larry Moss, Lyndsey Davies, Austin Pendleton, Philippe Gauliere, Zack Fines and Giovanni Fusetti. Working extensively as an actor in Australia and abroad with companies like the Australian Shakespeare Company, Born in a Taxi, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and The Russian Arts Theatre, he also has multiple TV and film credits to his name including Ronny Chang International student, Utopia season 4, Carla Cametti PD, Canal Road, Apparitions, Slant and Little Tornados (MIFF 2021 – currently in Cinemas Australia wide). His critically acclaimed solo-show SPOT had a sold-out season in 2021 at Theatre Works and raving reviews in his return season in 2022 at the Explosive Factory as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Most recently, he has received a Green Room Award for ‘Best Performer’ for his solo show SPOT in 2022.
He is a certified Associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and the regional coordinator for Australia and New Zealand. He is also the artistic director of the Clowning Workshop where he runs on-going workshops. Fabio has taught at New York University Tisch School of the Arts, HB studio, the Ume Group (Physical Theatre Ensemble New York) in the United States. In Melbourne, he runs classes in Clowning, Fitzmaurice Voicework®, Mask, games for theatre as a freelance. He has taught at 16th Street Acting Studio, Brave Studios, The Victorian College of the Arts, St. Martin’s Youth Theatre and The National Theatre Drama school Melbourne.