Chiara D's Profile

Chiara D is an award-winning multilingual stage and film actress

 

"a chameleon displaying exquisite acting skills"

 

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Languages: Italian (Native), English and French.

Accent: Italian, French.  

Quality: engaging, warm and young.

 

 

 

As a voice over artist Chiara records in Italian (standard diction), Standard English and English with Italian and French accent. She has an excellent command of Italian dialects and accents. She is originally from Northern Italy.

 

Praised for her outstanding ability to transform herself into different characters, critics described her as ‘a chameleon displaying exquisite acting skills’, ‘phenomenal’ in her ability ‘to switch between characters through impressive vocal transformation’. Chiara is a versatile actress with a wide range of voices for cartoons and video games.  

 

Best known for her work with writer and director Peter Strickland on Berberian Sound Studio and the lead role in The Duke of Burgundy, in 2017 she was awarded the Inspiring Woman in a Film prize at the Los Angeles Film Awards for her lead role in Stars and Bones. Other film credits include The Rook (2015) and Native (2016). As a stage actress she toured in the UK, Europe and West Africa winning multiple international awards for her solo show Don’t You Dare!

Chiara is Associate Lecturer and Visiting Director at Rose Bruford College, RADA, East 15 Acting School, the Royal Academy of Music, Goldsmiths University and the Accademia dell’Arte in Tuscany, Italy. She is one of the leading Commedia dell’Arte practitioners in the UK. She moved to London in 2004. She works internationally.

 

EDUCATION:

PhD - Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design, London Met University

MA (Distinction) - Royal Holloway University, UK

Diploma in Acting (Distinction) - Teatranza Drama School, Turin, Italy

BSc (1st) and MSc (Distinction /Cum Laude) - University of Turin, Italy

 

Further skills: scientific, medical and technical terminology.

 

 

 

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