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American Academy of Dramatic Art (current)

Two year conservatory program

Voice and speech: Skinner Technique, IPA, text work

New York Film Academy (current)

Two year professional training program

Speech: Skinner Technique, IPA; Dialects

Pace University (current)

Adjunct Professor

Speech for the Stage; Dialects

Skinner Technique, IPA

Fundamentals of Voice for the Stage: Basic breath, resonance, and vocal production and application to text.

Marymount Manhattan College Adjunct Professor

Voice and Speech

IPA, Fundamentals of Voice for the Stage: Basic breath, resonance, and vocal production and application to text.

Breakthrough Studios Conservatory

Voice and Speech, Head

IPA, Fundamentals of Voice for the Stage: Basic breath, resonance, and vocal production and application to text.

New Actors Workshop (1998-2010):

Two year conservatory program

Skinner Technique, IPA; Shakespeare, verse and elevated text; Dialects

Advisor to Masters Candidates

TADA! Ensemble

After school pre-professional training program – students ages 10-17

Voice and Diction; poetry and Shakespeare; acting through text

Theatre Conservatory of Webster University, St Louis, MO (Visiting Professor)

Shakespeare Master Class

Acting Styles

VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) Conferences  (Presenter)

2013 “Giving Voice to International Students”

Panel with Amy Mihyang Ginther, Sue Klemp, Joanna Battles

2015 Interview with David Thorpe, director of “Do I Sound Gay?


Florida Community College, Jacksonville (Guest Teacher)

Directing Shakespeare

The Creative Seed Network – Workshop

Key In To Speech a part of the Excellent Service Series

Shakespeare Workshop

Annual summer intensive focusing on “letting the text act through the actor.”

Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Voice and Movement Master / 3 seasons)

National Teacher Training Institute, Jacksonville, FL (Keynote Speaker)

Directing as a Model for the Classroom (WNET sponsor)

ADAPT, NYC (Workshop)

The Theatrical Choice
A participatory workshop on what makes something “theatrical” and the nature of “theatricality”.

Society for the Advancement of Judaism, NYC (Teacher)

The Dybbuk
A three week class on the play, its role in Jewish Theatre, and the religious, mythic and elements of superstition in the text

West End Synagogue, NYC (Lecturer)

Two Faces of Shylock
A lecture on Shakespeare’s villain and Wesker’s hero of The Merchant.


Secret Garden (David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center)

Blacklist (NBC TV)

Billy Elliot (Ogonquit Playhouse)

Peccadillo Theatre, NYC

Loss of Roses

Another Part of the Forest

American Academy of Dramatic Arts:

Laramie Project


The Cripple of Inishman

Rabbit Hole

Julius Caesar

Romeo and Juliet

Pace University:

Queens Blvd


Importance of Being Earnest

Look Back in Anger

A View From the Bridge


T. Schreiber Studio:

Escape From Happiness

Orpheus Descending

Yentl (Beautiful Soup Theatre Collective, NYC)

Importance of Being Earnest (Sink or Swim Repertory Theatre, NYC)

Venus Observed (Boomerang Theatre Company, NYC)

Knickerbocker Holiday (York Theatre)

Giant (Signature Theatre, VA)

New Music (Mint Theatre Co., NYC)

Merchant of Venice (w/ M. Carnovsky) (Halle Theatre, Cleveland, OH)

Pickings (Film, Usher Morgan, Producer/Director)

Classes at Pace University, New York Film Academy, T. Schreiber Studio, NYC

Private Client List available on request





VASTA The Players Club, The Bernard Shaw Society; The Shakespeare Society, Mystery Writers of America, Editorial Freelancers




BFA Program; Carnegie‑Mellon University

Speech & Dialects:  Edith Skinner;  Directing:  Lawrence Carra;

Columbia University:

Director’s Forum with Jerry Zaks, Judith Malina, Andrei Serban, Simonne Benmussa


John Barton, Patsy Rodenburg

Elevated Text Workshop:

Louis Sheeder, Shane Ann Younts, Robert Neff Williams

Voice Methods Workshop (Fitzmaurice/Linklater/ Lessac):

Phil Thompson, Jeff Morrison, Louis Colaianni, Nancy Krebs

Roy Hart Workshop

Mayra Lowry

Middendorf Breathing Workshop

Jeurg Roffler

Alba Method for Emotions

Rocco DalVera

BA Empire State College (SUNY)