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Biography



Emmanuelle Chaulet is an artists’ coach, director and author.

A former international film actress she was a Lecturer in Theatre at the University of Southern Maine (USM) where she worked from 1991-2013.
She has over 20 years of experience in theatre and film both in France and the U.S.
Lead film roles include Boyfriend and Girlfriends by French New Wave master Eric Rohmer and All the Vermeers in New York by Jon Jost, 1991 winner of the best American independent film award, as well as Sundowning, by Jim Cole, winner of the Cinequest Emerging Mavericks/New Vision award. A Fulbright Scholar at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York in 1989, she originally studied acting and the Michael Chekhov technique with Robert Cordier in Paris and Blanche Salant (Atelier International de Theatre). She performed opposite actors such as Vincent Cassel, Isaach de Bankolé, Gerald Laroche, Gerard Depardieu, and worked with film directors Eric Rohmer, Alain Resnais, Claire Denis, Jon Jost and Xavier Durringer. She is the author of A BALANCING ACT, THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENERGIZE A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO ACTING, in which she articulates her unique approach. A certified Energy Awareness Counselor, REIKI and RYSE® III Practitioner (CRPL3) from the Polarity Realization -Spatech Institute of Massachusetts and Maine, she has developed and applied a unique method for actors called ENERGIZE. It incorporates energy awareness and mindfulness techniques for creativity development, character work and emotional re-balancing. She breaks grounds with the concept of 'character vibration'. She also studied Voice Dialogue facilitation with Martha-Lou Wolff, Ph.D., Tamar Stone, Myriam Dyak, J'aime ona Pangaia and uses Voice Dialogue in her coaching. She is the founder and director of Starlight Acting Institute, which offers individual and group training in holistic acting. A graduate of ESCP Europe, she holds a MIM in cultural management for non-profit organizations and taught performance business and acting courses at USM. She has been included in the prestigious “Who’s Who in America” since 2007. She lives in Southern France with her husband and travels regularly to Paris and the USA.