Rank/Position: Associate Professor
Teaching Areas: Voice and Speech, Acting, Directing
Other Roles: Director
Courses Taught: Acting 1, Speech for the Stage, Directing, Introduction to Acting, Dialects for the Stage, Advanced Voice and Speech
Nancy is an associate professor of performance at the State University of New York at New Paltz. When not teaching, she directs and coaches voice and acting. Favorite directing credits include Much Ado About Nothing at Boston’s Publik Theatre, How I Learned To Drive at Durham Center Stage and Other People’s Money at Seacoast Repertory Theatre. She also directed the Professional Division Moss Hart Award winning production of The Diary of Anne Frank at Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth, NH and numerous other plays. Nancy has taught acting, voice and directing at the University of Miami, FL, the University of NH, Regis College in MA, Queens College in NY, and The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. Nancy is also a recipient of the Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival Bronze Medallion for service to the New England Region. She is a certified Fitzmaurice Voicework practitioner and is also certified in Michael Chekhov acting technique. Over the past few years she has been affiliated with the acclaimed Pearl Theatre in New York City as a Fitzmaurice Voicework coach and consultant.