Professor Emeritus Yanci Bukovec has taught at the University of Florida’s School of Theatre + Dance for 16 years, specializing in voice, speech and related movement as well as actor training and directing. Prior to joining the School of Theatre + Dance, Yanci worked out of Paris, Budapest, Vienna, London, and Athens for twenty years, lecturing and teaching extensively in Europe, Canada, U.S.A., Asia, and as far 'down under' as Australia and New Zealand.
Internationally acclaimed actor, mime, choreographer and deviser of new works, Yanci's one-man shows and company productions have toured to prestigious festivals and theatres performing in more than thirty countries. Yanci initially came into prominence as the Assistant, Collaborator and Performing Stage Partner of the legendary French mime, Marcel Marceau, appearing together in hundreds of major theatres across four continents. He is the author of two books published in Germany, "Bewegung und Koerpersprache" and "Bildlexikon der Mimen." Yanci is returning to his roots on the international stage as actor, director and producer.