Claire Tudela is a French actress based in Vienna. She trained in Lyon, Paris, Vienna and the USA. She is a graduate of the drama school Académie Internationale des Arts du Spectacle of Versailles. Her training included focus areas such as improv, comedy, musical and physical theatre such as Giorgio Strehler mask acting technique, fencing and stage combat, Marcel Marceau mime technique as well as ballet. She was part of several international productions, among them the improv-reality-sitcom Monochrom’s ISS as Dr Claire Saint Jacques and short and independent films such as Le Retour. Some of her theatre credits include Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the role of Hermia and the American Drama Group production of Molière’s The Bourgeois Gentleman as Madame Jourdain. Tudela played at various notable venues in Europe such as the Théâtre Montansier in Versailles, the Gasteig in Munich, and the International Theatre of Winterthur.

Over the years she has continued training with Casting Directors such as 10x Emmy Award-winning Marc Teschner, CSA, and Vicki Goggin, coaches ans performers such as Jerry Coyle – Meisner Technique – , Ute Lemper and Maya Hakvoort. She has been working as a director and an assistant director for several independent theatre productions as well as for the renowned international theatre festival in Avignon. As a singer, Tudela recorded Austrian composer Alfred Polansky’s album based on French poems De la Curiosité du Silence and performs regularly in various concerts. Besides her acting career, she teaches Commedia dell’Arte acting techniques, works as a French speech coach, and is currently co-writing a play. She is a certified scuba diver and thanks to her deep interest in cultures and languages speaks fluent English and German as well as a little Italian.  

All credits


2017 / Begegnung in Wien / Lead / Dir. Peter Reinhard
2014 / Trailer – Festival du Film Francophone de Vienne / Lead / Dir.  François Issaverdens & Mona Schwitzer
2013 / De Retour / Supporting /  Dir. François Issaverdens


2010-2012 / Monochrom’s ISS / Series Regular / Dir. Johannes Grenzfurthner


2015 / French Institute Presentation / Co-Star / Atelier Filmfabrik


2020 / Künstlerin / Freunde Schöner


2019–2020 / Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (Molière) / Mme Jourdain /  Dir. Gaspard Legendre – American Drama Group Europe – TNT Theatre
2016 / Aschenputtel (Cinderella) / Mutter / Dir. Eva Jankovsky
2010–2015 / Le Songe d’une Nuit d’Eté / Hermia / Dir. Carlo Boso
2011 / Il Falso Magnifico / Zerbinetta / Dir. Carlo Boso – Théâtre dell’Arte
2011 / Le Procès / Ensemble / Dir. Anna Cottis
2009 / The Producers / Ensemble / Dir. Martine Hébette
2009–2010 / La Trilogie de la Villégiature / Brigida /  Dir. Carlo Boso
2008 / Carmen / Carmen / Dir. Danuta Zarazik
2008 / Noces de Sang  / Leonardo’s wife / Dir. Danuta Zarazik
2008–2009 / Le Crépuscule des Atrides (Oresteia) / Cassandra / Dir. Pascal Arbeille & Carlo Boso


2019 / Le Mariage Forcé (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche 
2019 / Monsieur de Pourceaugnac (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche 
2018 / Les Précieuses Ridicules (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche 
2018 / La Jalousie de Barbouillé (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche 
2017 / Le Médecin Malgré lui (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche
2016 / Un Pied dans le Crime (Labiche) / Institut Français d’Autriche
2015 / L’Amour Médecin (Molière) / Institut Français d’Autriche

2016 / Lenz / Assistant Director / Dir. Cornelia Rainer
2016 / Aschenputtel (Cinderella) / Assistant Director / Dir. Eva Jankovsky
2015 / Wind / Assistant Director / Dir. Regina Welk – Docha Vienne


2021 / Hommage à Juliette Gréco / Dir. Marietta Tadanier (ongoing rehearsals)
/ Hommage à Michel Legrand / Dir. Marietta Tadanier
2019 / Les Couleurs du Temps / Dir. Marietta Tadanier
2018 / Hommage à Dalida / Dir. Marietta Tadanier
2016–2017 / Du Temps des Cerises à Maintenant / Dir. Marietta Tadanier
2015–2016 / De la Curiosité du Silence / Composer Alfred Polansky

2015 / Record:  « De la Curiosité du Silence » / Alfred Polansky / Sinuswave Artworx Vienna