Patrizia La Fonte

Use of voice and diction, Emission techniques, phono-articulation and Reading techniques

Patrizia La Fonte, actress and author, graduated from the National Academy of Dramatic Arts Silvio D'Amico, in 1988-89 she lived in New York following the Actors' Studio, attending courses in Improvisation Comedy and working as assistant director in Off-Broadway theaters. She is also a theatrical author and actress and cabaret author. In the theater she was directed, among others, by A. Salines, F. Molè, D. D'Anza, M. Bernardi, V. Ciurlo, I. Loesch, R. Marafante, W. Manfrè, M. Fallucchi, A. Martino, R.Cavallo, T. Sherman. She was an actress in many "Secret Passages", traveling shows in Castel S. Angelo, Roman Forum, Capitoline Museums (also in English), Palazzo Braschi. R. Marafante. Recently she has been co-author and interpreter with F. R. d'Ettorre of "Caro Millenovecento". Co-author with T.Sherman of "Ellen Dean - Cime Tempestose", she played with the direction of T. Sherman. She has also been directed by PF Campanile, M.Monicelli, N.Loy, D.D'Ambrosi, F.Ozpetek "Cuore Sacro", C.Bortone "Rosso come il cielo" (film awarded by David di Donatello Giovani 2007 ). On television, she has participated in many productions, including "Le ragazze di San Frediano", directed by R. V. Sindoni, the ten series of "Incantesimo" and "SOS Befana", directed by F.Vicario. She is a presenter and live conductor and teaches disciplines for entertainment and communication, with particular attention to voice, orthophonic rehabilitation and diction and she is often also an "acting coach" and a consultant in different fields. Since 1983 she has taught Diction and Acting courses, consultations and seminars throughout Italy (Lignano Sabbiadoro, Rovereto, Trento, Rome, Lamezia Terme) and abroad (New York, 1988, lectures-lessons from Dante to the seventeenth century for the "Middle School" of Italian Language in Manhattan ", New Jersey, 1989, Readings: Dante, T.Tasso for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Dept. of Italian of the Rutgers University of NJ). Since 2008 she teaches Emission Techniques, Phono-Articulators and Resonators, Ortoepia of the Italian language, Vocational trainig, Vocational education at the Accademia Internazionale di Teatro. She is director and performer of the show "Maturina Fantesca heir to Leonardo da Vinci" of which the text for "Ikona Liber" was published in the series "The theater in the world". She takes care of the projects "The scene takes place in Rome" and "Ascent and fall of the fourth wall" at the Casa dei Teatri in Rome in collaboration with the Department of Culture - Department of Culture and Tourism of Rome Capital. In November 2016 you publish the book " Giusto per dire, guida poco teorica e molto pratica per l’italiano parlato" which collects the experience of thirty years teaching with the original imitative orthophonic method (published by Ikona Lìber, the series Le forme del linguaggio). In 2017 she plans and organizes the "International Lydia Biondi Prize" and participates in Siena at the Festival of Italian and Italian languages "Parole in cammino".