Tamala Bakkensen

Tamala HeadshotTamala is a New York based Actor, Designated Linklater Teacher and Feldenkrais Practitioner®. She’s on the faculty at the Linklater Center for Voice and Language and the Feldenkrais Institute of NY.  Tamala also maintains her own private practice at her uptown studio in NYC. She has taught courses in voice, movement and acting for HB Studios, School for Film and TV, Mary Baldwin College MFA, Art of Control at SUNY Purchase, UCSD, as well as classes and workshops throughout NYC. She has a background in clown and mask work and has studied with renowned performers in Bali. A member of Actor’s Equity, Tamala has performed Off-Broadway, regionally, on national tour, and network television. She is a member of The Voice and Speech Trainers Association, VASTA and The Feldenkrais Guild of North America®. Tamala holds an MFA in Acting Performance from UCSD as well as a BFA in Acting with a minor in music and dance from Florida International University in Miami.