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Department of Theatre
University of Southern Mississippi
Professor, Voice and Acting at the University of Southern Mississippi
Voice and Speech Trainers Assocation
Actors’ Equity Association
Southeastern Theatre Conference
MFA in Performance, University of Connecticut
B.A. in Theatre, Michigan State University
Shakespeare Acting Certificate, Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England
Lessac Certified Voice and Body Trainer
Voice, Speech, Dialects, Phonetics, Musical Theatre, Suzuki Movement Training for the Actor
Experience with the Lessac Work
Currently serving as President of the Lessac Training and Research Institute.
Teaching credits:National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Australia; University of Rijeka in Rijeka, Croatia; Lessac Institute Summer Intensive.
Presented Lessac Voice and Body International and National workshops including: The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland; The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England; Theatre Actor’s Guild in Manilla, Philippines; Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama; and Curious Theatre in Denver,CO. Recipient of a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Teaching Artist Award and University of Southern Mississippi Creative Activities Award for Practice Based Research between the Lessac Kinsensic work and Tadashi Suzuki’s Movement Training for the Actor.
The love NRG and passion I have for the Lessac work is at the heart of all my teaching, creative, scholarly and research work as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the Lessac Institute. As Social Media director for the Institute, my goal is to bring awareness and visibility to the Institute.